Visual culture, gender studies, postcolonialism, literature, and film
American Studies, art/media, biopolitics, difference/otherness, performance studies, social movements, visual 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
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
Well-being, positive lifestyle, and organizational cultures
Popular culture, surrealism, postcolonial literature
Gender and sexuality, mass and popular culture, postfeminism
Affect, irony, phenomenology, neoliberalism, niche markets and consumer culture, popular culture, alternative genders and sexualities
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, critical theory.
Black feminism, popular culture, media, film, TV, literature and Black identity
Migration, diaspora, political economy, digital activism, language politics, gender, international development, religion, ethnography, Central Asia, Tajikistan
Film & visual culture, transnationalism, globalization, space and place, Southern Studies
war and sexuality; globalization; militarization; queer refugees
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
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, 20th century American cultural and political history, museum studies, institutionalization of memory, political subjectivity, popular culture and media studies
Transnational spaces, literature, South Asian American culture, kinship work, and The Midwest.
Diaspora, South Asian-American studies, transnational feminisms, sociology of disability, queer bodies, non-dominant epistemologies, critical pedagogy, rhetorics of power, governmentality and empire, performance
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.
Technology, globalization, film & media
Legal and policy history, poverty, mass incarceration, early American history
Marxist political economy, Frankfurt school, uneven and combined development, globalization theory, international relations, nationalism, visual culture, the holocaust, celebrity studies, North Korean culture
Museums, cultural institutions, cultural policy, globalization and art, art and political economy, critical theory, postcolonial theory, museum studies, art theory, art historiography, Arab States of the Persian Gulf