Cristina Bacchilega, University of Hawai‘i, Mānoa
Cristina Bacchilega, professor of English, teaches fairy tales and their adaptations, folklore and literature, and cultural studies at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa. Her publications include Postmodern Fairy Tales; Angela Carter and the Fairy Tale (co-edited); Legendary Hawai‘i; and Fairy Tales Transformed? Twenty-First-Century Adaptations and the Politics of Wonder.
Anne E. Duggan, Wayne State University
Anne E. Duggan, associate professor of French, teaches early modern French literature with an emphasis on gender and sexuality, women writers, fairy tales, and orientalism at Wayne State University. Her publications include Salonnières, Furies, and Fairies: The Politics of Gender and Cultural Change in Absolutist France (2005), and Queer Enchantments: Gender, Sexuality, and Class in the Fairy-Tale Cinema of Jacques Demy (2013).
Jacques Barchilon, University of Colorado, Boulder
Christy Williams, Hawai'i Pacific University
Claudia Schwabe, Utah State University
Claudia Schwabe, assistant professor of German, teaches German literature, language, and culture classes with an emphasis on fairy tales at Utah State University. She co-edited New Approaches to Teaching Folk and Fairy Tales (UP of Colorado, 2016) and is currently working on her monograph Craving Supernatural Creatures: German Fairy-Tale Figures in American Pop Culture, which is under contract to Wayne State University Press's Series in Fairy-Tale Studies.
Helen J. Callow, Wayne State University
Shuli Barzilai, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Dan Ben-Amos, University of Pennsylvania
Stephen Benson, University of East Anglia
Donald Haase, Wayne State University
Donald Haase is Professor of German and Associate Dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Wayne State University. He is the editor of Fairy Tales and Feminism: New Approaches, The Greenwood Encyclopedia of Folktales and Fairy Tales, and other volumes.
Ulrich Marzolph, University of Göttingen
Ulrich Marzolph is a professor of Islamic studies at the University of Göttingen, Germany, and a senior member of the editorial committee of the Enzyklopädie des Märchens. He specializes in the narrative culture of the Islamic Near and Middle East, with particular emphasis on Arab and Persian folk narrative and popular literature.
Sadhana Naithani, Jawaharlal Nehru University
Maria Nikolajeva, University of Cambridge
Maria Nikolajeva is a professor of education at the University of Cambridge, UK. She is the author and editor of numerous books, the most recent Power, Voice and Subjectivity in Literature for Young Readers. She was one of the senior editors for The Oxford Encyclopedia of Children's Literature and received the International Grimm Award in 2005 for a lifetime achievement in children's literature research.
Jennifer Schacker, University of Guelph
Lewis C. Seifert, Brown University
Maria Tatar, Harvard University
Maria Tatar is the John L. Loeb Professor of Germanic Languages & Literatures and Folklore & Mythology at Harvard University, where she teaches courses in the fields of German studies, children’s literature, and folklore. She is the author of Classic Fairy Tales, Annotated Peter Pan, Enchanted Hunters, and other volumes.
Francisco Vaz da Silva, ISCTE, Lisbon
Francisco Vaz da Silva is mostly interested in meanings, and he examines symbolic codes in fairy tales. He wonders about this genre’s peculiar pattern and motifs, and why fairy-tale imagery endures in ever-new media. To this day, he remains baffled. Information on his published work is available here.
Catherine Velay-Vallantin, Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales
Marina Warner, University of Essex
Jack Zipes, University of Minnesota
Jack Zipes is Professor Emeritus of German and comparative literature at the University of Minnesota. His more recent publications include Why Fairy Tales Stick: The Evolution and Relevance of a Genre, The Enchanted Screen: The Unknown History of Fairy-Tale Film, and The Irresistible Fairy Tale: The Cultural and Social History of a Genre.