Theories of Nationalism, Politics of Space, Identity Politics, Levantine Postcolonialism, S.W.A.N.A Studies , Trauma Studies
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
Digital culture, digital humanities, racial and gender biases in AI
middle eastern literature; world literature; postcolonial studies, gender and sexuality
American Indian literatures, Southern studies, Horror studies, Native American and Indigenous Studies, American fiction from the beginnings to the 21st century,
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
Marxist literary criticism, public sphere, popular culture, literary communities
Fanship Studies, Pop Culture
Culture, gender and health inequalities; critical health communication; global health communication; health equity; South and South East Asia
Economic anthropology, political economy, New Orleans and Caribbean region, ethnicity and identity, fair/affordable housing, segregation, inequity, colonialism, immigration and refugees, human evolution, pedagogy
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
Film and Media, Self-representation, Aesthetics, Memory, Race/ethnicity, African diaspora studies, and Postcolonial and Decolonial Theory.
Black feminism, intersectionality, digital counterpublics, biopolitics
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
20th-Century African American Literature; African American Literary Masculinity Studies; Black LGBTQ+ Literature; African American Drama; Major Authors: James Baldwin, Ernest J. Gaines, Ann Petry
Ethics with interest in phenomenology, deconstruction, Kantian aesthetics, especially the sublime
Modern British, European women, European social
Media ownership, telecommunication/media policy, media political economy, media representation of marginialized groups (race,gender, religion, etc...), popular culture
Islamic Thought; Qur'anic Studies; Shi'ite and Sufi Traditions; Women and Gender
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
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
Urban spaces, gentrification, governmentality, globalization and transnational sexualities
Gender and Sexuality; mass and popular culture; social media/digital ethnography; disability, historical and modern US culture.
18th and 19th century British literature and culture, esp. Romanticism; lyric poetry; history of reading; literary and cultural theory
Global media and television studies, Middle East and Arab media studies, visual culture studies, urban studies, infrastructure studies, critical theory, media history and theory, cultural studies
Ethnicity, identity, nationalism
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
Police reform, public sexuality, undercover surveillance, sex work, New York City, social history, archives
narrative, performance, the ethnography of communication, Persianate oral traditions, Islam, Central Asia and the Middle East
Critical Theory, Neoliberalism, Digital Cultures, Genre Studies, New Media, Popular Culture
Critical theory, historical materialism, Marxist analysis, postcolonialism, disability studies, and visual narrative.
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
MENA studies; comparative literature; discourse analysis; film&media
Political economy of resource control, environmental sociology, social psychology of environmental concern, research methods and design, statistics, diffusion of technological innovation
Well-being, positive lifestyle, and organizational cultures
migration, governance, kinship, information technology, East and Southeast Asia
Islamic history, Middle East, Women's Studies, Global history
critical theory, cultural sociology, feminist theory, music and the arts
early American literature, early modern women's writing, feminist theory
photography, gender and sexuality, alienation, power, and subject formation
Working-class studies, 19th-century novel, sociolinguistics, graphic narrative, labor studies
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
Modern Europe, Modern Germany, History of Sexuality, Legal History, History of Democracy
Speculative fiction and sci-fi; environmental humanities; C20/21 multi-ethnic American literatures; Indigenous and postcolonial literatures; science and technology studies; gender and sexuality studies.
Nationalism, sectarianism, transnational Islamic humanitarianism, activism and civil society, the Middle East
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
the politics of memory, affective engagements with the past, political subjectivity, visual culture, the Frankfurt School, race in mass culture, politics of aesthetics
Contemporary Irish Folklore, 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
20th century culture and politics; democracy; constitutional history; civil liberties; foreign relations; national security; political institutions and political economy; media history; cultural globalization.
Spanish in the US; heritage language education; critical, antiracist language teaching; ethnicity, race, and language in censuses; language and social justice
The internet, history of technology, history of philosophy, philosophy of history, critical theory, power relations, biopower, Africana philosophy, African art, art history, art theory.
feminist and queer theory; ecofeminism and animal rights; human rights; race and immigration; transnational sexualities; media and cultural studies; disability studies
International climate and energy policy and governance, environmental policy and ethics, risk analysis, and ethics and emerging technologies
Modernism; Postcolonialism; Anglophone novel, drama, and poetry, spec. Irish, Caribbean, British literature; literary theory, cultural studies, petroculture & theories of energy transition; History of English, Global English literary criticism
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, 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
Political theory, public law, political culture
Internet Studies, Science and Technology Studies, Media Studies, Cultural Studies, AI / Machine Learning, Big Data, Image Recognition, Computer Vision
- Memory Studies - Narratology and narrative theory - Visual Culture - Media studies
Culture and Political Economy, Globalization, American and Southern Studies, Visual Culture
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.
Early Modern, Enlightenment, Revolutionary History, Literature, Art, & Music of the French Empire; Theories, Histories, and Practices of African Diaspora; Slavery & its Afterlives; War & Culture; Critical Race & Mixed-Race Studies; Gender & Sexuality; Human Rights & Social Justice; Theater; Film; Digital Humanities; Medical History; History of Emotion; Women’s Writing & History; History of News & Information Networks; Critical Pedagogy; Inclusive Pedagogy & Curricular Design; Student/Faculty Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, & Wellbeing; Faculty, Graduate, Undergraduate Recruitment, Retention, & Mentoring; Academic and Community Activism, Academe & Politics.
Political economy, state theory, race and class, history and culture of the labor movement, globalization and imperialism
Governance, Informal Sector, Critical Ethnography, Post-socialism, Political Economy, Cuba, Latin American and Caribbean Studies
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
20th century US history, digital history, legal history, African-American urban history, spatial history, history of sexuality
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, temporality, dissensus, political subjectivity, and cultural policy
Urban space, gender, and social mobility; infrastructure, design, and the built environment; language politics and ideologies; cultural identity formation; ethnography of 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, history of higher education, 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.
Global media industries, streaming television, post-colonial studies, visual culture, Indian cinema, adaptation studies, spectatorship
Popular music and hip-hop studies, popular culture, cultural memory, media and technology, affect theory, social activism
Reproductive and Productive Labor, Marxist Feminism, Online Culture and Social Media, Social Movements and Social Change, Labor Movements, Anti-Rape Activism
Marxism, political economy and culture, postcolonial studies, globalization, media and technology, critical race and gender theory, art and music industries, theories of culture, Cultural Studies
African American, 20th century Cultural History, History of Death in America, American Popular Music, African American Religious History
Diaspora, South Asian-American studies, disability, queer bodies, governmentality and empire
American art history
Migration and Border Studies, Humanitarianism, Globalization, MENA
Migration and Border Studies, Humanitarianism, Globalization, MENA
Anthropology of Public Policy, Influence Elites, Corruption, Central and Eastern Europe, Foreign Aid, Governance, Privatization of Policy, Social Networks
Social institutions, particularly institutions of higher education; rhetoric 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, gender and sexuality
Restoration and 18th-Century British literature; nationalism, imperialism, and literary culture; postcolonial and world literature, esp. South Asian; anthologies of African American writing
American Studies, legal and policy history, mass incarceration, comparative justice, poverty studies
traditional narrative; material culture; family folklore; gender studies
Politics of Humor, Memory, Affect, Performance, Gender&Sexuality
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
Art museums, globalization, museum studies, sociology of culture, critical theory, art theory, art historiography, Arab States of the Persian Gulf