Cultural Studies
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Full-time 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, U.S. and global Southern studies, Native American and Indigenous Studies, American fiction from the beginnings to the 21st century, multi-ethnic American literatures

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  • 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 K Bockman

    Johanna K 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

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  • 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

  • Yoonmee Chang

    Yoonmee Chang

    Associate Professor

  • 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

    political sociology; economic sociology; social movements; globalization; transnational networks; sociology of human rights; law & transnational conflict; urban sociology; critical sociology of development; comparative & historical sociology; (Area Specialist in Burma/Myanmar).

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  • 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

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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, American media, war movies, black popular cultures, sports and media, horror, action, and science fiction, gender and sexuality

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  • Tim Gibson

    Tim Gibson

    Associate Professor

    Critical media studies, mass communication theory, and urban communication

  • Paula Ruth Gilbert

    Paula Ruth Gilbert

    Professor

    Nineteenth-Century French studies, Quebec studies, women writers, Literature, Society, and the Arts; Women and Gender Studies (joint appointment): Violence and Gender; Violent Women; Narrative, Gender, and Human Rights; Cultural Studies; New Century College

  • Michele Greet

    Michele Greet

    Associate Professor

    Twentieth-century Andean art, Latin American artists in Europe

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  • 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

  • Steve Holmes

    Steve Holmes

    Assistant Professor

    theories and histories of rhetoric, material rhetorics, continental philosophy, digital rhetoric, videogames, mobile media, cultural studies, composition pedagogy

  • Mack P. Holt

    Mack P. Holt

    Professor

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

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  • Mark D Jacobs

    Mark D Jacobs

    Professor

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

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  • 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;

  • Dae Young Kim

    Dae Young Kim

    Associate Professor

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

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  • 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

  • Debra Lattanzi Shutika

    Debra Lattanzi Shutika

    Associate Professor

    Sense of Place, Appalachian Studies, Transnational Migration

  • Jennifer Leeman

    Jennifer Leeman

    Professor

    Spanish in the US; language and identity, heritage language education; census; language policy; second language education

  • Rachel Ann Lewis

    Rachel Ann Lewis

    Associate Professor, Concentration Head, MAIS

    transnational sexualities; human rights; film and media studies; queer theory

  • Andrew Light

    Andrew Light

    University Professor and Director of Institute for Philosophy and Public Policy

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

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  • Allison Macfarlane
  • 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

  • Robert I Matz

    Robert I Matz

    Professor

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

  • Char R Miller

    Char R Miller

    Associate Professor

    Political theory, public law, political culture

  • Pia Moller
  • Alexander Monea

    Alexander Monea

    Assistant Professor

    Media Studies, Software and Critical Code Studies, Cultural Studies, History of Technology, Philosophy of Technology

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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 and Director, Roy Rosenzweig Center for History & New Media

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

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  • Rashmi Sadana

    Rashmi Sadana

    Assistant Professor

    Language politics and ideologies, the ethnography of literature, transportation and infrastructure, urban space and design, colonialism, postcolonialism, globalization, India

  • Zana Sahyouni

    Zana Sahyouni

    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, history education

  • Linda J Seligmann

    Linda J Seligmann

    Professor

    informal economies and markets,political economy,agrarian issues,gender,Latin America,Andean region,Peru;transnational and transracial adoption,U.S.

  • JP Singh

    JP Singh

    Professor, Global Affairs and Cultural Studies

    International trade and development, cultural economics, global governance, socio-economic impact of information technologies, and global diplomacy and deliberations

  • 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

    Cultural study of science and technology; culture and political economy; visual culture

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  • Janine Wedel

    Janine Wedel

    University Professor

  • Craig Willse

    Craig Willse

    Associate Professor

    biopolitics, neoliberalism, critical race and ethnic studies, urban studies, political sociology, queer and feminist theory.

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  • Alok Yadav

    Alok Yadav

    Associate Professor

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

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  • Rosemarie Zagarri

    Rosemarie Zagarri

    University Professor

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