Profile

Sophie Salvo is a doctoral candidate in the Department of Germanic Languages at Columbia. Her dissertation, “The Articulation of Difference: Imagining Women’s Language from 1650 to the Present,” investigates concepts of “feminine language” in discourses ranging from ethnography to philology to twentieth-century feminist theory.

In addition to teaching in the German Language Program at Columbia, Sophie has served as a Preceptor in the Core Curriculum. She is currently teaching “Literature Humanities,” the Core sequence for first-year students.

Sophie holds a B.A. in Comparative Literature from Harvard and an M.A. and M.Phil. in Germanic Languages from Columbia.