Department Administration

David Damrosch

David Damrosch

Chair, Department of Comparative Literature
Ernest Bernbaum Professor of Comparative Literature
Director, Institute for World Literature


Research Fields: Theory and methods of comparative literature and world literary studies; Bible and ancient Near Eastern literatures; modern European and global Anglophone literatures. Current research projects include a book on the discipline of Comparative Literature, and a book on the role of global scripts in the formation of national literatures.... Read more about David Damrosch

On leave Fall 2017-Spring 2018
Office: Dana-Palmer House 201
p: 617-496-7031
Melissa Carden

Melissa Carden

Department Administrator
Responsibilities include:
-Graduate program administration
-Budget and payroll
-Faculty affairs
-Curricular planning and course catalog
-Overall management of administrative, financial, and staff operations
 
p: 617-495-2543
Odile  Harter

Odile Harter

Research Librarian, Harvard College Library
Library Liaison to the Department of Comparative Literature
Subject Areas: English, Comparative Literature, Romance Languages and Literature (French and Italian), General Education.
Office: Widener Library, Room 220
p: 617-496-8028
Isaure Mignotte

Isaure Mignotte

Department Coordinator
Undergraduate Program Coordinator

Responsibilities include:
- Undergraduate program administration
- Graduate students chapter/prospectus/orals meetings and New Admits Day scheduling
- Financial transactions processing: reimbursements/invoices/honoraria
- Students employement and TF appointments
- Events coordinator
- Visiting Scholar applications
- Associate Scholar appointments
- Webmaster
- Classrooms reservations
- Dana-Palmer building maintenance

Languages: English and French

Room 106 - Dana-Palmer House, 16 Quincy Street
Office Hours: M-F 9-5
p: 617-495-4186
Sandra Naddaff

Sandra Naddaff

Senior Lecturer in Comparative Literature
Director of Undergraduate Studies in Comparative Literature
Dean, Harvard Summer School


Research Fields: English, French, Arabic Narrative; 1001 Nights; Translation; Literature and Music; Arab-American Ethnic Identity; Cross-Cultural Literary Relations between the Arab Middle East and western Europe.... Read more about Sandra Naddaff

Room 209 - Dana-Palmer House
p: 617-495-5650
Office Hours: Fall 2018 Office Hours by appointment: Thursdays, 2:30-4 pm. Call or email Isaure Mignotte to book your appointment (617-495-4186, mignotte@fas.harvard.edu)