Visual culture, gender studies, postcolonialism, literature, and film
Globalization and Immigration, Identity Politics, Middle East, Trauma Studies
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
Gender and Sexuality; mass and popular culture; social media/digital ethnography; disability, historical and modern US culture.
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, Black Marxism, Media Studies, Literature and Black identity.
Migration, diaspora, political economy, digital activism, language politics, gender, international development, religion, ethnography, Central Asia, Tajikistan
- 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
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
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
Cultural studies, Islamic studies, sociology of culture, Middle East, subjectivity, identity, alienation, cultural changes
Museum studies, memory studies, dissensus, political subjectivity, and cultural policy
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
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
Gender, sexuality & globalization; transnational feminism; postfeminism; political economy; migration; Africana studies; coloniality of being.
Immersive art practices, cultural psychology, narrative identity theories, mass culture.
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
Algorithms; Media; Film and Visual Studies; Psychoanalysis; Subjectivity; 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, art, sociology of culture, museum studies, critical theory, art theory, art historiography, Arab States of the Persian Gulf