Kordela's interdisciplinary approach to German and cultural studies is based on
her expertise in intellectual history, philosophy, critical theory, Lacanian
psychoanalysis, economic and political theory, theories of ideology, film analysis and
visual theory and literature and literary theory. One distinguishing aspect of both her
research and teaching is her focus on the relation between economic structures and
metaphysics in secular capitalist modernity.
EDUCATION: B.A., University of Athens, Greece M.A., University of Pittsburgh Ph.D.,
Kordela has been teaching at Macalester since 1998.
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