Affiliated Faculty


Asaf Angermann

Asaf Angermann

Assistant Professor (Term) of Philosophy and Jewish Thought

Education: PhD, Goethe University Frankfurt

Research Interests: Nineteenth- and twentieth-century continental philosophy; critical theory and the Frankfurt School; modern Jewish thought; Jewish mysticism; modern European and Jewish intellectual history; critical race theory; feminism and philosophy of gender; aesthetics and cultural studies

Humanities Courses:

  • HUM 220-50. Introduction to Jewish Cultures (AH, D2) [Fall 2022]
  • HUM 562-01/674-01. Aesthetics [Spring 2023]

Office: Bingham Humanities 307
Phone: (502) 852-0455
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John Gibson

Professor of Philosophy

Education: PhD, University of Toronto

Research Interests: Aesthetics; philosophy of literature; philosophy of language; value theory

Humanities Course:

  • HUM 662-01. Historical Perspectives on Arts & Culture II [Spring 2023, with Professor Segal]

Office: Bingham Humanities 313D
Phone: (502) 852-0452
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Remington Smith

Assistant Professor of Communication

Education: MFA, University of Iowa; MFA, University of Edinburgh

Research Interests: Film studies and production; horror films

Humanities Course:

  • HUM 224-01. Introduction to Film (AH, D2) – HONORS [Fall 2022]

Office: Strickler West 206
Phone: (502) 852-6976
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Janna Segal

Assistant Professor of Theatre History, Dramatic Literature, and Dramaturgy

Education: PhD, University of California, Irvine/University of California, San Diego

Research Interests: Theatre history, literature, and theory; Shakespeare and Shakespearean adaptation; American feminist theatre; dramaturgy

Humanities Course:

  • HUM 662-01. Historical Perspectives on Arts & Culture II [Spring 2023, with Professor Gibson]

Phone: (502) 852-8445
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Jennifer Sichel

Assistant Professor of Art History

Education: PhD, University of Chicago

Research Interests: Twentieth-century art, criticism, and visual culture of the United States, with an emphasis on investigating how art manifests queer forms of attachment and belonging

Humanities Teaching:

  • HUM 660-01. Proseminar: Introduction to Doctoral Study [Fall 2022, with Professor Swinehart]

Office: Lutz 147
Phone: (502) 852-0444
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