Visiting Scholars at ISEEES

  Nathalia Saliba Dias is a Visiting Student Researcher with ISEEES during the 2015-2016 academic year. Ms. Dias is currently an PhD student at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. Her current research interests are the works of Vladimir Nabokov. While at Berkeley, she will pursue research on 'literary incest' or the meaning of 'incest' in Nabokov's works.
  Jeong Hwan Kim is a Visiting Scholar with ISEEES during the 2015-2016 academic year. Dr. Kim is currently an associate professor in the Department of Romanian Studies at Hankuk University of Foreign Studies in South Korea. His current research interests are Romanian diaspora literature and Romanian folklore. While at Berkeley, he will pursue research on these topics.
  Silvana Tarlea is a Visiting Scholar with ISEEES during the Spring 2016 semester. Dr. Tarlea is a Max Weber Post-Doctoral Fellow at the European University Institute in Florence, Italy. Her current research interest is political economy in Central and Eastern Europe. While at Berkeley, she will work on a book manuscript and a new research project on individual preferences towards trade and education expansion.
  Ruprecht von Waldenfels is a Visiting Scholar with ISEEES during the 2015-2016 academic year. Dr. von Waldenfels is hosted by Professor Johanna Nichols in the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures. He is working on the project Convergence and divergence of Slavic from a usage based, parallel corpus driven perspectives, funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation. His research interests include linguistic variation, corpus linguistics, and digital humanities.