Department Administration

Schnapp Profile

Jeffrey Schnapp (he/him)

Chair, Department of Comparative Literature
Carl A. Pescosolido Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures and of Comparative Literature
Faculty co-director of Berkman Center for Internet and Society, Affiliate of the Department of Architecture at the GSD


Research Interests: knowledge design; media history and theory; the history of the book; the future of archives, museums, and libraries; Dante, Petrarch, Boccaccio; 12th-14th-century Romance literatures; Futurism and the avant-gardes; 20th-century architecture and industrial design; the fascist decades in Italy; radical pedagogies 1960s to present; curatorial practice as a form of scholarship; critical making. 
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Office: Boylston Hall 423
p: 617-495-2528
Office Hours: Fall 2022 TBD
Isaure Mignotte (she/her)

Isaure Mignotte (she/her)

Department Coordinator
Undergraduate Program Coordinator

Responsibilities include:
- Undergraduate program administration
- Graduate students' chapter/prospectus/orals/defense meetings and New Admits Day scheduling
- Financial transactions processing: reimbursements/invoices/honoraria/office supplies
- TF and TA appointments and payroll
- Events coordinator + newsletter editor
- Webmaster (main website, intranet, and canvas pages support)
- Classrooms reservations
- Dana-Palmer building maintenance
- Departmental mail

Languages: English and French

Isaure is pronounced "eezOr"

Summer 2022 Office Hours: Mon - remotely: 10-12:30pm; 1:30-5pm; T, W, Th - in person: 10am-12:30pm; 1:30-4pm, and Fridays - remotely: from 10am-1pm.
p: 617-495-4186
Sandra Naddaff (she/her)

Sandra Naddaff (she/her)

Director of Undergraduate Studies in Comparative Literature
Senior Lecturer 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 (she/her)

Room 209 - Dana-Palmer House
p: 617-495-5650
Office Hours: Fall 2022: TBD