Visual culture, gender studies, postcolonialism, literature, and film
affect and politics; problems in mass culture and popular culture; science and technology studies; critical historicism and the contemporary moment; Shakespeare in public culture; Milton and early modern literature
Globalization and Immigration, Identity Politics, Middle East, Trauma Studies
middle eastern literature; world literature; postcolonial studies, gender and sexuality
American Indian literatures, Southern studies, Native American and Indigenous Studies, American fiction from the beginnings to the 21st century, multi-ethnic American literatures
American Studies, art/media, biopolitics, difference/otherness, performance studies, social movements, visual culture
Early African American Cinema--focus on women, Early Cinema, African American Cinema, Film Studies, Critical Race Theory, D.C. History
Fanship Studies, Pop Culture
Native American and Indigenous Studies, performance theory, ethnography, folklore, collective memory, historical trauma and genocide, film and television studies, gender studies and feminist theory
Education, social inequalities, youth, identity and intersectionality, children's health, community sociology, micro sociology, cultural sociology, sociology of everyday life, consumer markets and commercial life, sociology of food, farm to school, food access and food insecurity, feminist and qualitative approaches to social research, ethnography, program evaluation
Globalization, neoliberalism, economic sociology, Eastern Europe, socialism and postsocialism, gentrification, Washington, DC
Critical Development studies, citizenship, biopolitics, globalization, immigration, migration, colonialism, postcolonialism
African American literature; poetry
Techno-religion, religious conservatism, neoliberal political economy, cultural politics, social/cultural resistance, social movements, digital activism.
French, European social
political, social, cultural and economic histories of late imperial/early modern China (1500-1800); ethnicity; state-formation; court studies
Ethics with interest in phenomenology, deconstruction, Kantian aesthetics, especially the sublime
Modern British, European women, European social
Islamic thought, Qur'anic Studies, Shi'ite and Sufi traditions, women's issues
sociology of human rights; political sociology; social movements; global and transnational sociology; science, knowledge, and technology; law and transnational conflict; critical sociology of development; community and urban sociology; comparative and historical sociology; and area specialist in Burma/Myanmar.
Sociology of families and intimate relationships, gender ideologies, gender inequality, research methods
Medieval gender and sexuality, codes of normativity in gender and sexuality, neo-medievalism, popular culture, social institutionalism, medieval queenship, sociohistorical construction of heteronormative masculinity, collegiate masculinity, and collegiate sexual expression
Urban spaces, gentrification, governmentality, globalization and transnational sexualities
Cultural economy, power relations, nationalism, globalization
Gender and Sexuality studies; mass and popular culture, disability, medial studies, historical and modern US culture.
18th and 19th century British literature and culture, esp. Romanticism; lyric poetry; history of reading; literary and cultural theory
Film and Media: global media and television studies, Middle East and Arab media studies, visual culture studies, urban studies, critical theory, media history and theory, religion and media, cultural studies
Ethnicity, identity, nationalism
world literature, modern fiction, comparative literature
Contemporary European Continental philosophy, phenomenology, hermeneutics, aesthetics
Documentary, television, social media, war movies, sports media, black popular cultures, LGBTQ media, horror, action, and science fiction movies and TV, gender and sexuality
Race/ethnicity, biopolitics, African American Studies
Police reform, undercover surveillance in New York City history.
narrative, performance, the ethnography of communication, Persianate oral traditions, Islam, Central Asia and the Middle East
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
Critical media studies, mass communication theory, and urban communication
Twentieth-century Andean art, Latin American artists in Europe
Political economy of resource control, environmental sociology, social psychology of environmental concern, research methods and design, statistics, diffusion of technological innovation
Linguistics, Russian Language, Literature and History
migration, governance, kinship, information technology, East and Southeast Asia
critical theory, cultural sociology, feminist theory, music and the arts
early American literature, early modern women's writing, feminist theory
Early modern Europe, especially France, the Reformation, the history of wine, the history of the book
Medical anthropology, aging and end-of-life care, pain management, reproductive health, Islam, technology, gender, Middle East and North Africa, the United States
Popular culture, surrealism, postcolonial literature
Sociology of culture, social theory, social control and juvenile justice, public scandal
nineteenth-century British literature, history of science, interdisciplinary and cultural studies
Gender and sexuality, mass and popular culture, postfeminism
Modern Latin American history: twentieth-century Argentina, cultural history
contemporary poetry; Critical Theory; Visual art and Art History;
Affect theory, digital media, political economy, labor, critical theory, popular culture
Immigration, ethnicity, race, Asian American studies, and globalization
A constellation of Marxist political economy, Frankfurt School aesthetics and critical environmental history as they pertain to the American Appalachian region and its history of coal mining and local music that runs the gamut from folk and bluegrass to black metal
Mass and popular culture, neoliberalism, media studies, and critical theory
Gender/Sexuality, Culture and Political Economy, Crime and Punishment, American Studies, Latin America
Visual culture, the politics of memory, affective engagements with the past, political subjectivity, Frankfurt School, race in mass culture, politics of aesthetics
Sense of Place, Appalachian Studies, Transnational Migration
Africana Studies; Collective & Institutional Memory; Libraries & Librarianship
Feminist and queer anthropology, ethnography, bodies and embodiment, gender and sexuality, drag performance
Applied and Sociolinguistics; Spanish in the US; heritage language education; ethnicity, race, and language in censuses; language and racialization
The internet, history of technology, history of philosophy, philosophy of history, critical theory, power relations, biopower, Africana philosophy, African art, art history, art theory.
transnational sexualities; race and immigration; human rights; feminist and queer theory; media and cultural studies; disability studies
International climate policy and governance, environmental policy and ethics, risk analysis, and ethics and emerging technologies
Marxist political economy, critical media studies, algorithmic culture, finance capital, and the digital gig economy
Modernism; Anglophone novel, drama, and poetry, spec. Irish, Caribbean, British literature; literary theory, postcolonialism and cultural studies; history of English.
Islam, globalization, development, international relations
Race, gender, the African American experience, and the history of black women in the Atlantic World
Early modern literature, Shakespeare and Renaissance drama, gender and sexuality
Black feminism, Black Marxism, Media Studies, Literature and Black identity.
Migration, diaspora, political economy, digital activism, language politics, gender, international development, religion, ethnography, Central Asia, Tajikistan
Political theory, public law, political culture
Film and Media Studies, Science and Technology Studies, Cultural Studies, AI / Machine Learning, Big Data, Image Recognition, Computer Vision, Eye Tracking
- Narratology and narrative theory - Visual Culture - Media studies
Film & visual culture, politics of aesthetics, culture and political economy, globalization, American and southern studies
war and sexuality; globalization; militarization; queer refugees
19th and 20th century US, cultural history, history of technology
Social Movements, Race and Ethnicity, Political Sociology, Urban Sociology, Qualitative Methods, Black Politics, Ethnography, Oral History
Medievalism, Academia as Culture, The Significance of Library Collections.
Political economy, state theory, race and class, history and culture of the labor movement, globalization and imperialism
Film history, film reception, "useful" film, Latin American film and other forms of mass media, Latin American literature, service-learning.
Political Economy, Digital Media Theory, Science and Technology Studies, Environmental 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
Social Movement Studies, affect theory, Gender and Sexuality Studies, New Media Theory and Network Studies
digital history, history of sexuality, history of New York City, legal history
Cultural studies, Islamic studies, sociology of culture, Middle East, subjectivity, identity, alienation, cultural changes
Occupation, settler colonialism, colonialism, biopolitics, indigeneity, aboriginality, cultural loss and preservation, Hawai`i, cultural and environmental resources, landscape, resource extraction
Museum studies, memory studies, dissensus, political subjectivity, and cultural policy
Urban space and design, social mobility and infrastructure, language politics and ideologies, cultural identity formation, ethnography and literature, postcolonial theory, globalization, India
religion and culture; the Middle East; nationalist narratives; colonialism
race, ethnicity and nationalism, globalization, urban studies and international development and security.
Cinema studies, genre cinema theory, decolonization, Puerto Rican identity studies, queer and feminist media studies
global and transnational cinema; incarceration and security; diaspora and migration; violence and human rights; colonialism; Indian, Irish, and Latin American film; race, ethnicity, gender, and sexuality
scholarship of teaching and learning, online learning, scholarly digital storytelling, digital humanities
informal economies and markets, agrarian issues, gender relations, quinoa, culture and food, Latin America, Andean region, Peru; transnational and transracial adoption, U.S., anthropological theory and methods
Transnational spaces, literature, South Asian American culture, kinship work, and The Midwest.
Cultural musicology and musical semiotics, affect theory, popular culture, memory studies, media and technology, social activism
Political economy and culture, globalization, media and technology, critical race and gender theory
African American, 20th century Cultural History, History of Death in America, American Popular Music, African American Religious History
Cultural study of science and technology, culture and political economy, environment and culture, visual culture
Diaspora, South Asian-American studies, transnational feminisms, disability, queer bodies, non-dominant epistemologies, critical pedagogy, governmentality and empire
American art history
Gender and sexuality, queer and feminist theory, transgender studies, disability theory, literary theory and criticism, media representation, identity formation and performance, human rights movements
Gender, sexuality & globalization; transnational feminism; postfeminism; political economy; migration; Africana studies; coloniality of being.
Immersive art practices, cultural psychology, narrative identity theories, mass culture.
Anthropology of Public Policy, Influence Elites, Corruption, Central and Eastern Europe, Foreign Aid, Governance, Privatization of Policy, Social Networks
visual culture, photography, political economy, gender/race theory, political economy, globalization
Social institutions, rhetoric/literature and politics, social control.
African American studies, power-based violence, masculinity, and social reproduction through the lens of education/educational spaces.
Film and media, popular culture, psychoanalysis, gender and sexuality, transnationalism
Restoration and 18th-Century British literature; nationalism, imperialism, and literary culture; postcolonial and world literature, esp. South Asian
AI; Algorithms; Media; Film and Visual Studies; Psychoanalysis; Gender; Subjectivity; Globalization
American Studies, legal and policy history, mass incarceration, comparative justice, poverty studies
traditional narrative; material culture; family folklore; gender studies
Political economy, German contemporary films, critical theory, immigration, theories of nationalism & citizenship.
Early American history (colonial-1820s); Early American women; 18th-century transatlantic history and global history
Marxist political economy, Frankfurt school, uneven and combined development, globalization theory, international relations, nationalism, visual culture, the holocaust, celebrity studies, North Korean culture
Museums, globalization, art, sociology of culture, museum studies, critical theory, art theory, art historiography, Arab States of the Persian Gulf