All Faculty

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  • Denise Albanese

    Denise Albanese

    Director

    Professor

    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

  • Amal Amireh

    Amal Amireh

    Associate Professor

    middle eastern literature; world literature; gender and sexuality

  • Eric Gary Anderson

    Eric Gary Anderson

    Associate Professor

    American Indian literatures, Southern studies, Native American and Indigenous Studies, American fiction from the beginnings to the 21st century, multi-ethnic American literatures

B

  • John Carl Baker

    John Carl Baker

    Adjunct Faculty

  • Amy L Best

    Amy L Best

    Professor

    Sociology of everyday life, social inequalities, feminist and qualitative approaches to social research, youth and gender, sociology of food

  • Johanna Bockman

    Johanna Bockman

    Associate Professor

    Globalization, neoliberalism, economic sociology, Eastern Europe, socialism and postsocialism, gentrification, Washington, DC

  • Zofia Burr

    Zofia Burr

    Associate Professor

    African American literature; poetry

C

  • Jack R. Censer

    Jack R. Censer

    Emeritus Faculty

    French, European social

  • Michael G. Chang

    Michael G. Chang

    Associate Professor

    political, social, cultural and economic histories of late imperial/early modern China (1500-1800); ethnicity; state-formation; court studies

  • Keith Clark

    Keith Clark

    Professor

  • Dina M. Copelman

    Dina M. Copelman

    Associate Professor

    Modern British, European women, European social

  • Spencer Crew

    Spencer Crew

    Robinson Professor

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  • Diana D'Amico

    Diana D'Amico

    Assistant Professor

    History of education and education policy

  • Maria M Dakake

    Maria M Dakake

    Associate Professor

    Islamic thought, Qur'anic Studies, Shi'ite and Sufi traditions, women's issues

  • John G. Dale

    John G. Dale

    Associate Professor

    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.

  • Marion F. Deshmukh

    Marion F. Deshmukh

    Emeritus Faculty

    European cultural history, history of modern Germany and Austria, German and Austrian art history

  • Ashley DuVal

    Ashley DuVal

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

    Cultural economy, power relations, nationalism, globalization

E

  • Eric Eisner

    Eric Eisner

    Associate Professor

    18th and 19th century British literature and culture, esp. Romanticism; lyric poetry; history of reading; literary and cultural theory

  • Hatim El-Hibri

    Hatim El-Hibri

    Assistant Professor

    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

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  • John Burt Foster

    John Burt Foster

    University Professor

    world literature, modern fiction, comparative literature

  • Wayne J Froman

    Wayne J Froman

    Associate Professor

    Contemporary European Continental philosophy, phenomenology, hermeneutics, aesthetics

  • Cynthia Fuchs

    Cynthia Fuchs

    Associate Professor

    Documentaries, television, social media, war movies, sports media, black popular cultures, LGBTQ media, horror, action, and science fiction movies and TV, gender and sexuality

G

  • Benjamin Gatling

    Benjamin Gatling

    Assistant Professor

    narrative, performance, the ethnography of communication, Persianate oral traditions, Islam, Central Asia and the Middle East

  • Tim Gibson

    Tim Gibson

    Associate Professor

    Critical media studies, mass communication theory, and urban communication

  • Michele Greet

    Michele Greet

    Professor

    Twentieth-century Andean art, Latin American artists in Europe

  • Gregory A Guagnano

    Gregory A Guagnano

    Emeritus Faculty

    Political economy of resource control, environmental sociology, social psychology of environmental concern, research methods and design, statistics, diffusion of technological innovation

H

  • David W Haines

    David W Haines

    Emeritus Faculty

    migration, governance, kinship, information technology, East and Southeast Asia

  • Nancy W Hanrahan

    Nancy W Hanrahan

    Associate Professor

    critical theory, cultural sociology, feminist theory, music and the arts

  • Tamara Harvey

    Tamara Harvey

    Associate Professor

    early American literature, early modern women's writing, feminist theory

  • Angela Jean Hattery

    Angela Jean Hattery

    Professor

    Gender, race,inequality, intersections of inequalities, intimate partner violence, incarceration, families

  • Mack P. Holt

    Mack P. Holt

    Emeritus Faculty

    Early modern Europe, especially France, the Reformation, the history of wine, the history of the book

  • Cortney Hughes Rinker

    Cortney Hughes Rinker

    Associate Professor

    Medical anthropology, aging and end-of-life care, pain management, reproductive health, Islam, technology, gender, Middle East and North Africa, the United States

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  • Mark D Jacobs

    Mark D Jacobs

    Professor

    Sociology of culture, social theory, social control and juvenile justice, public scandal

  • Rosemary Jann

    Rosemary Jann

    Emeritus Faculty

    nineteenth-century British literature, history of science, interdisciplinary and cultural studies

K

  • Matthew B. Karush

    Matthew B. Karush

    Professor

    Modern Latin American history: twentieth-century Argentina, cultural history

  • David Kaufmann

    David Kaufmann

    Professor

    contemporary poetry; Critical Theory; Visual art and Art History;

  • Kayla Keener

    Kayla Keener

    Graduate Research Assistant

    Affect, irony, phenomenology, neoliberalism, niche markets and consumer culture, popular culture, alternative genders and sexualities

  • Dae Young Kim

    Dae Young Kim

    Associate Professor

    Immigration, ethnicity, race, Asian American studies, and globalization

L

  • Roger N Lancaster

    Roger N Lancaster

    Professor

    Gender/Sexuality, Culture and Political Economy, Crime and Punishment, American Studies, Latin America

  • Alison Landsberg

    Alison Landsberg

    Professor

    Visual culture, the politics of memory, affective engagements with the past, political subjectivity, Frankfurt School, race in mass culture, politics of aesthetics

  • Debra Lattanzi Shutika

    Debra Lattanzi Shutika

    Associate Professor

    Sense of Place, Appalachian Studies, Transnational Migration

  • Jennifer Leeman

    Jennifer Leeman

    Professor

    Applied and Sociolinguistics; Spanish in the US; heritage language education; ethnicity, race, and language in censuses; language and racialization

  • Rachel Ann Lewis

    Rachel Ann Lewis

    Associate Professor

    transnational sexualities; race and immigration; human rights; feminist and queer theory; media and cultural studies; disability studies

  • Andrew Light

    Andrew Light

    University Professor

    International climate policy and governance, environmental policy and ethics, risk analysis, and ethics and emerging technologies

  • Cindy Lont

    Cindy Lont

    Emeritus Faculty

    Video-based production

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  • Michael G Malouf

    Michael G Malouf

    Associate Professor

    Modernism; Anglophone novel, drama, and poetry, spec. Irish, Caribbean, British literature; literary theory, postcolonialism and cultural studies; history of English.

  • Peter Mandaville

    Peter Mandaville

    Professor of International Affairs

    Islam, globalization, development, international relations

  • Wendi N. Manuel-Scott

    Wendi N. Manuel-Scott

    Associate Professor

    Race, gender, the African American experience, and the history of black women in the Atlantic World

  • Robert I Matz

    Robert I Matz

    Campus Dean

    Early modern literature, Shakespeare and Renaissance drama, gender and sexuality

  • Char R Miller

    Char R Miller

    Associate Professor

    Political theory, public law, political culture

  • Alexander Monea

    Alexander Monea

    Assistant Professor

    Film and Media Studies, Science and Technology Studies, Cultural Studies, AI / Machine Learning, Big Data, Image Recognition, Computer Vision, Eye Tracking

  • Gavin C Mueller

    Gavin C Mueller

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

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  • Lisa M. Rabin

    Lisa M. Rabin

    Associate Professor

    Film history, film reception, "useful" film, Latin American film and other forms of mass media, Latin American literature, service-learning.

  • Stephen Robertson

    Stephen Robertson

    Professor

    digital history, history of sexuality, history of New York City, legal history

  • Christine Rosenfeld

    Christine Rosenfeld

    Assistant Professor

    Occupation, settler colonialism, colonialism, biopolitics, indigeneity, aboriginality, cultural loss and preservation, Hawai`i, cultural and environmental resources, landscape, resource extraction

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  • Rashmi Sadana

    Rashmi Sadana

    Associate Professor

    Urban space and design, social mobility and infrastructure, language politics and ideologies, cultural identity formation, ethnography and literature, postcolonial theory, globalization, India

  • Zana Sahyouni

    Zana Sahyouni

    Adjunct Faculty

    religion and culture; the Middle East; nationalist narratives; colonialism

  • Jessica Scarlata

    Jessica Scarlata

    Associate Professor

    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

  • Kelly Schrum

    Kelly Schrum

    Associate Professor

    scholarship of teaching and learning, online learning, digital humanities

  • Linda J Seligmann

    Linda J Seligmann

    Emeritus Faculty

    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

  • Paul Smith

    Paul Smith

    Professor

    Political economy and culture, globalization, media and technology, critical race and gender theory

  • Suzanne E. Smith

    Suzanne E. Smith

    Professor

    African American, 20th century Cultural History, History of Death in America, American Popular Music, African American Religious History

  • Richard Todd Stafford

    Richard Todd Stafford

    Instructor

    Cultural study of science and technology, culture and political economy, environment and culture, visual culture

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  • Janine Wedel

    Janine Wedel

    University Professor

    Anthropology of Public Policy, Influence Elites, Corruption, Central and Eastern Europe, Foreign Aid, Governance, Privatization of Policy, Social Networks

  • Caroline S. West

    Caroline S. West

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

    visual culture, photography, political economy, gender/race theory, political economy, globalization

Y

  • Alok Yadav

    Alok Yadav

    Associate Professor

    Restoration and 18th-Century British literature; nationalism, imperialism, and literary culture; postcolonial and world literature, esp. South Asian

  • Margaret Yocom

    Margaret Yocom

    Emeritus Faculty

    traditional narrative; material culture; family folklore; gender studies

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  • Andrea K Zach

    Andrea K Zach

    Assistant Professor

    Political economy, German contemporary films, critical theory, immigration, theories of nationalism & citizenship.

  • Rosemarie Zagarri

    Rosemarie Zagarri

    University Professor

    Early American history (colonial-1820s); Early American women; 18th-century transatlantic history and global history