Undergraduate Alumni List

Students who have concentrated in Comparative Literature (formely Literature) have gone on to careers in a variety of fields: academics, journalism, film, law, medicine, and business, among others.

Past alumni include:

Alice Speri, 2009, Graduate Student in Comparative Literature
Annie Stone, 2010,  Aquisitions Editor, Alloy Entertainment; Senior Thesis: “Twentieth-Century Eve: Damned Daughters from C. S. Lewis to Philip Pullman”
Kevin Stone, 2013, Fulbright Scholar, Germany; Senior Thesis: “Exploring Alternative Spaces: Spatial Orders, Heterotopias, and Secret Spaces in Schnitzler’s Traumnovelle, Musil’s Törless, and Kafka’s Das Schloss”
Ben Tarnoff, 2007, Writer, Moneymakers: The Wicked Lives and Surprising Adventures of Three Notorious Counterfeiters; Senior Thesis:  “Typographical Modernism and New Media in the Weimar Republic; or, How el Lissitzky and László Moholy-Nagy Made the Printed Page a Vision of Social Hope”
Diane Wachtell, 1985, Executive Director, The New Press; Senior Thesis:  “Paradox Lost:  An Eschatology for the Modern Novel”
Rachel Weinerman, 2003, Physician;  Senior Thesis:  “A Modern Aggadah:  M.Y. Berdichevsky and the Reshaping of the Hebrew Narrative Tradition”
Oussama Zahr, 2004, Editor, Opera News; Senior Thesis:  “Spectatorship as Masochism in Giacomo Puccini’s Tosca”