Theories of Nationalism, Politics of Space, Identity Politics, Levant, S.W.A.N.A, Trauma Studies
Marxist literary criticism, public sphere, popular culture, literary communities
Fanship Studies, Pop Culture
Black feminism, intersectionality, publics/counterpublics, narrative theory, women's literature, media studies
Techno-religion, religious conservatism, neoliberal political economy, cultural politics, social/cultural resistance, social movements, digital activism.
Ethics with interest in phenomenology, deconstruction, Kantian aesthetics, especially the sublime
Critical Race and Ethnic Studies, Critical University Studies, Gender Studies, Ethnography, Film and Media Studies, Masculine Theory, Spectatorship, SWANA Studies, Iranian Studies, Globalization, Transnational Bodies, Fraternity(ies), and Social Institutions
Gender and Sexuality; mass and popular culture; social media/digital ethnography; disability, historical and modern US culture.
Underground music, subcultures, economic geography, deindustrialization, grassroots politics and activism, DIY, direct action.
Video game studies, transgender studies, queer and feminist theory, literary theory and criticism, media representation, identity formation and performance, human rights movements
Race/ethnicity, biopolitics, African American Studies
Critical Theory, Neoliberalism, Digital Cultures, Genre Studies, New Media, Popular Culture
Non-normative genders, the construction of gender, TV/film/media, the U.S. security state and queer bodies. The figure of the queer child/trans child
photography, gender and sexuality, alienation, and subjectivity
Working-class studies, 19th-century novel, sociolinguistics, graphic narrative, labor studies
Popular culture, surrealism, postcolonial literature
Museum studies, cultural/economic policies, social history, public education
Mass and popular culture, neoliberalism, media studies, and critical theory
Africana Studies; Collective & Institutional Memory; Libraries & Librarianship
Feminist and queer anthropology, ethnography, bodies and embodiment, gender and sexuality, drag performance
Black feminism, Black Marxism, Media Studies, Black identity, Black Literature, popular culture, oral histories, critical ethnography.
Migration, diaspora, transnationalism, digital activism, social movements, media, language politics, family, gender, healthcare, religion, ethnography, Central Asia, Tajikistan
- Memory Studies - Narratology and narrative theory - Visual Culture - Media studies
Culture and Political Economy, Globalization, American and Southern Studies, Visual Culture
Medievalism, Academia as Culture, The Significance of Library Collections.
Critical Ethnography, Governance, Post-socialism, Public Space, Informal Sector, Political Economy, Cuba, Latin American and Caribbean Studies
Film & television, American popular culture, digital & social media
Black History with a focus on Caribbean American experiences, Black feminism, youth development and community organizing
Museum studies, memory studies, dissensus, political subjectivity, and cultural policy
Cinema studies, genre cinema theory, decolonization, Puerto Rican identity studies, queer and feminist media studies
Global media industries, streaming television, post-colonial studies, visual culture, Indian cinema, adaptation studies, mimetic theory, affect theory, dialectics in film and television
Popular music and hip-hop studies, popular culture, cultural memory, media and technology, affect theory, social activism
Diaspora, South Asian-American studies, disability, queer bodies, governmentality and empire
Migration and Border Studies, Humanitarianism, Globalization, MENA
Social institutions, particularly institutions of higher education; rhetoric and politics; social control.
Film and media, popular culture, gender and sexuality
Politics of Humor, Memory, Affect, Performance, Gender&Sexuality
Art museums, globalization, museum studies, sociology of culture, critical theory, art theory, art historiography, Arab States of the Persian Gulf