College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities

Faculty Bio

Love, Jeff

Love, Jeff

Position
Professor of German & Russian (on leave for the 2014-2015 AY)

Contact
Office: 309 Strode
Phone: 656-5406
Email: gjlove@clemson.edu

Education
Ph.D., Yale University

Jeff Love is Professor of German and Russian. He has a Ph.D. in Russian literature from Yale University and a law degree from Queen’s University in Kingston, Canada. Jeff is interested in the classic Russian Novel, German Idealist philosophy and literary theory. He has written two books on Tolstoy, Tolstoy: A Guide for the Perplexed (Continuum, 2008), and The Overcoming of History in War and Peace (Rodopi, 2004). He has also published an annotated translation of F.W. J. Schelling’s Philosophical Investigations into the Essence of Human Freedom (State University of New York Press, 2006) with Johannes Schmidt as well as articles on Pushkin, Dostoevsky and the French philosopher Alain Badiou, among others.