Trauma Studies, Trauma Theory, Globalization and Immigration, Literary Trauma Theory
Visual culture, gender studies, postcolonialism, literature, and film
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
Critical Development studies, citizenship, biopolitics, globalization, immigration, migration, colonialism, postcolonialism
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
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
Race/ethnicity, biopolitics, African American Studies
Police reform, undercover surveillance in New York City history.
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
Popular culture, surrealism, postcolonial literature
Gender and sexuality, mass and popular culture, postfeminism
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
Feminist and queer anthropology, ethnography, bodies and embodiment, gender and sexuality, drag performance
The internet, history of technology, history of philosophy, philosophy of history, critical theory, power relations, biopower, Africana philosophy, African art, art history, art theory.
Marxist political economy, critical media studies, algorithmic culture, finance capital, and the digital gig economy
Black feminism, popular culture, film, TV, literature and Black identity.
Migration, diaspora, political economy, digital activism, language politics, gender, international development, religion, ethnography, Central Asia, Tajikistan
- Mass Media and Culture. - Film Theory and Film Studies.
Film & visual culture, transnationalism, globalization, space and place, southern studies
war and sexuality; globalization; militarization; queer refugees
Medievalism, Academia as Culture, The Significance of Library Collections. In the past I have written on medieval brewing technology, German-American printing, St. Bridget of Sweden, the book trade, library disaster response, paratext, violence, pulp magazines, History of Medicine, Tahiti, presidential libraries and marketing as pop. culture. I think I am narrowing it down.
Political economy, state theory, race and class, history and culture of the labor movement, globalization and imperialism
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
New media theory, social movement studies, affect theory, biopolitics, gender and sexuality studies, concentrating on feminism(s), queer theory
Cultural studies, Islamic studies, sociology of culture, Middle East, subjectivity, identity, alienation, cultural changes
American Studies, museum studies, critical museology, cultural policy, memory, place, space and political subjectivity.
Transnational spaces, literature, South Asian American culture, kinship work, and The Midwest.
Diaspora, South Asian-American studies, transnational feminisms, disability, queer bodies, non-dominant epistemologies, critical pedagogy, governmentality and empire
Gender and sexuality, queer and feminist theory, transgender studies, disability theory, literary theory and criticism, media representation, identity formation and performance, human rights movements
Transnational studies, migration & diaspora, globalization, representations of race in mass media.
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.
Cognitive Culture, AI & Algorithms, Media & Film, Visual and Popular Cultures, Gender, Subjectivity, Anthropocene & Globalization
American Studies, legal and policy history, mass incarceration, comparative justice, poverty studies
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 and art, art and political economy, sociology of culture, museum studies, critical theory, art theory, art historiography, Arab States of the Persian Gulf