Beverly Allen

Visiting Professor in Comparative Literature

Beverly Allen is Professor Emerita of French, Italian and Comparative Literature at Syracuse University, where she held the William P. Tolley Distinguished Teaching Professorship in The Humanities, and Visiting Professor at Stanford University. She has taught at the University of California, Santa Cruz, Cornell University, and the University of Zagreb and been a fellow at the Stanford Humanities Center and visiting scholar at the Gothenburg University Humanities Center. She has received numerous fellowships and prizes for her scholarship, literary translations, and screenwriting. Rape Warfare, her investigation of Bosnia in wartime, led to her serving as counsel at the U.N. International Criminal Tribunal for The former Yugoslavia.