Visiting Scholars

Katherine Deutsch

Katherine Deutsch

Associate Scholar

Research Fields: Greek, Latin, German, and English; ancient philosophy; Classical reception studies; German philhellenism; aesthetics and rhetoric

Qais Akbar Omar

Qais Akbar Omar

Visiting Fellow
Harvard University Scholars at Risk Fellow

Qais Akbar Omar (whose first name is pronounced “Kice”) is the author of A Fort of Nine Towers, published in more than twenty countries.

Omar was born in 1982 in Kabul, Afghanistan. He has a BA in journalism from Kabul University. He studied business at Brandeis University and has an MFA in creative writing from Boston University. In 2007, he was a visiting scholar at the University of Colorado. Currently he is a Scholars at Risk Fellow at Harvard University.

Marta Puxan-Oliva

Marta Puxan-Oliva

Visiting Scholar

Marta Puxan-Oliva obtained her PhD in English and Comparative Literature in 2010 from the Universitat Pompeu Fabra (Barcelona, Spain), where she was an Assistant Professor in the Department of Humanities from 1997-2011, teaching in both fields.

Nhora Lucía Serrano

Nhora Lucía Serrano

Visiting Scholar

Nhora Lucía Serrano, a Medievalist and Visual Studies scholar, received her Ph.D. in Medieval and Renaissance Studies and M.A.