Cultural Studies
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Tenure-line Faculty

A

  • Denise Albanese

    Denise Albanese

    Professor

    Literature: 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

    Literature: middle eastern literature; world literature; gender and sexuality

  • Eric Gary Anderson

    Eric Gary Anderson

    Associate Professor

    Literature: 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

B

  • 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

    Literature: African American literature; poetry

C

  • Michael G. Chang

    Michael G. Chang

    Associate Professor

    World History: 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

    Literature

  • Dina M. Copelman

    Dina M. Copelman

    Associate Professor

    European History: Modern British, European women, European social

  • Spencer Crew

    Spencer Crew

    Robinson Professor

    U.S. History

D

  • 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).

F

  • John Burt Foster

    John Burt Foster

    University Professor

    Literature: 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

G

  • 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

    Director, Art History Program

    Associate Professor

    Art History: Twentieth-century Andean art, Latin American artists in Europe

H

  • Nancy W Hanrahan

    Nancy W Hanrahan

    Associate Professor

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

  • Tamara Harvey

    Tamara Harvey

    Associate Professor

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

  • Mack P. Holt

    Mack P. Holt

    Professor

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

J

  • Mark D Jacobs

    Mark D Jacobs

    Professor

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

K

  • Matthew B. Karush

    Matthew B. Karush

    Professor

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

  • David Kaufmann

    David Kaufmann

    Professor

    Literature: 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

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

    U.S. History: Visual culture, the politics of memory, affective engagements with the past, political subjectivity

  • Debra Lattanzi Shutika

    Debra Lattanzi Shutika

    Director

    Associate Professor

    Sense of Place, Appalachian Studies, Transnational Migration

  • Jennifer Leeman

    Jennifer Leeman

    Director of Graduate Programs

    Associate Professor

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

M

  • Allison Macfarlane
  • Michael Malouf

    Michael Malouf

    Director of Graduate Programs

    Associate Professor

    Literature: Modernism;Anglophone novel and poetry, spec. Irish, Caribbean, British literature; postcolonialism and cultural studies

  • Peter Mandaville

    Peter Mandaville

    Professor of International Affairs

    Islam, globalization, development, international relations

  • Char R Miller

    Char R Miller

    Associate Professor

    Political theory, public law, political culture

N

O

  • Michael O'Malley

    Michael O'Malley

    Professor

    U.S. History: 19th and 20th century US, cultural history, history of technology

P

R

  • Lisa M. Rabin

    Lisa M. Rabin

    Associate Professor

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

  • Amelia Rutledge

    Amelia Rutledge

    Associate Professor

    Literature: medieval literature, science fiction, fantasy, literature and the arts, children's literature

S

  • 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

    U.S. History: African American, 20th century Cultural History, History of Death in America, American Popular Music, African American Religious History

W

  • Craig Willse

    Craig Willse

    Associate Professor

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

Y

  • Alok Yadav

    Alok Yadav

    Associate Professor

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

Z

  • Rosemarie Zagarri

    Rosemarie Zagarri

    University Professor

    U.S. History: Early American history (colonial-1820s); Early American women; 18th-century transatlantic history and global history