Maria Tatar: John L. Loeb Professor of Folklore & Mythology and Germanic Languages & Literatures Senior Fellow, Society of Fellows

Maria Tatar's research focuses on Modern German Culture, Folklore, and Children's Literature. Her most recent work, The Annotated Peter Pan, commemorates 100 years of J.M. Barrie's novel Peter and Wendy. She has written books about Weimar Culture, the Brothers Grimm, Hans Christian Andersen, and childhood reading. The recipient of fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Studies, and the National Endowment for the Humanities, she has written for the New York Times, the New Republic, and the Harvard Crimson. Her work has been featured on the Today Show and in Harvard Magazine.