Sara Pankenier Weld is Professor and Chair of the Department of Germanic and Slavic Studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara and International Research Society for Children's Literature (IRSCL) Board Member firstname.lastname@example.org
Dafna Zur is Associate Professor in the Department of East Asian Literatures and Cultures and the Director of the Center for East Asian Studies, Stanford University email@example.com
Larissa Rudova is Yale B. and Lucille D. Griffith Professor of Modern Languages and Professor of German and Russian at Pomona College
Solaire Denaud is a Ph.D student in the Comparative Literature Program at the University of California, Santa Barbara. She researches race and animality in Caribbean literature, including children's literature, and Afrofuturism.
Rachel Feldman is a Ph.D student in the Comparative Literature Program at the University of California, Santa Barbara.
Her dissertation examines Hebrew children's literature.
Dr. Matthew Roy received his Ph.D in Musicology at the University of California, Santa Barbara and is also a talented musician. His research focuses on musical childhoods.
Dr. Tegan Raleigh received her Ph.D in Comparative Literature at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Her research treats fairy tales and translation, while she is also a professional translator.
Nicole Smirnoff is a 2023 IRSCL Congress Intern. She is an undergraduate Comparative Literature major at UC Santa Barbara and researches the child in flaneur literature and the flaneur in children's literature. She is writing a senior honors thesis about "Reframing the Flaneur" that focuses on the figure of the child and children's literature.