Graduate Faculty

Note: These faculty members are authorized to serve in a Graduate Student Committee.


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Abu El-Haj, Thea
Difference & inequity in education, understanding & contesting inequality, equitable educational environments.
Ahearn, Laura M.
Linguistic and sociocultural anthropology, agency, gender, development discourse.
Alexander-Floyd, Nikol
Black Women’s Studies, Critical Ethnic Studies, Cultural Studies, Feminist Economics.
Alidou, Ousseina D.
Women’s discourses & literacy practices in Afro-Islamic societies, African women’s agency, African women's literatures.
Balakrishnan, Radhika
Feminist Economics, Globalization Studies, and Political Economy, Gender and Development.
Barnett, Louise
Nineteenth-century American culture.
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Bartels, Emily
Early modern drama, early modern literature, Christopher Marlowe, critical race studies, cross cultural contacts.
Bartkowski, Frances
Contemporary fiction, trauma and memory studies, feminist theory.
Bay, Mia
African-American intellectual and cultural history, American intellectual and cultural History, African diaspora.
 Brooks, Ethel
Visual cultures, Artistic practice, Representation, Productivity, Camps and Encampment
Bunch, Charlotte
Feminist Globalization Studies, Feminist Policy Studies, Transnational Activism, Women’s Leadership Studies.
Busia, Abena
African American and African Diaspora Literature, Post-colonial Studies, Black Feminisms, Cultural Studies.
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Carroll, Susan J.
Gendered Institutions, Women’s Leadership Studies, Women and Politics, Women’s Movements.
Chan-Malik, Sylvia
Critical Ethnic Studies, Transnational American Studies, Critical Muslim Studies, Asian American Literature and Culture.
Chatterjee, Indrani Slavery in early modern & modern South Asia, the histories of women & sexuality, of law, & at the intersection of the family. Cobble, Dorothy Sue
20th century U.S. political, social & intellectual history, global & comparative social movements & policy, women's & gender history.
Cohen, Ed
Genealogies of Personhood and Embodiment, Histories of Science & Medicine, Incarnating Healing and Transformation, Modern Thought.
Coiro, Ann
17th century literature, Milton, the Restoration, court culture, 17th century drama, early modern women writers.
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Cooper, Barbara
Intersections between culture and political economy, focusing upon gender, religion, and family life.
Cooper, Brittney
Black Women’s Intellectual History, Black Feminist Thought, Hip Hop Feminisms, Hip Hop Studies.
Cornell, Drucilla   Women and politics. Cosminsky, Sheila
Women's and child health, nutrition, and medical practices in third world societies.
Covington, Jeanette
Deviance and criminology.
Crowley, Jocelyn American social policy, family policy, women and politics.
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Daniels, Cynthia Women and politics. Davidson, Harriet
Feminist Literary Criticism, Women’s Leadership Studies, Feminist Theory.
Davis, Belinda
Popular politics, gender & activism, history of everyday life, policing & terror, consumption.
Decena, Carlos Ulises
Critical ethnic and cultural studies, feminist literary criticism, immigration & diasporas.
DeKoven, Marianne Gender and sexuality, modernist literature, twentieth century & contemporary literature. DeVun, Leah      Gender, Sexuality and Science in pre-modern Europe; contemporary queer and feminist studies.
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Diamond, Elin
Gender and sexuality, comparative literature and translation studies, critical and literary theory, drama and performance.
Ellis, Katherine Eighteenth century literature; gender and sexuality. Feinberg, Melissa
Transnational activism, women’s history, Eastern Europe, political culture, emotions in politics, history of feminism.
Fishbein, Leslie Documentary film, history of social deviance, film & history, American prostitution & the culture of the sex trade. Fleetwood, Nicole  Visual culture and media studies, black cultural studies, gender theory, and culture and technology studies. Flieger, Jerry
20th century & contemporary literature & theory, gender studies, psychoanalytic literary theory, millennial theory.
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Flitterman-Lewis, Sandy
Feminist theory, film and cinema studies, World War II and Holocaust, television and contemporary culture.
Friedman, Jeff
Dance studies, philosophies of embodiment, oral history theory, method and practice, site-specific performance.
Fuentes, Marisa
Black Women’s Studies, Cultural Studies, Gender and Labor, Immigration and Diaspora.
Gerson, Judith
Gendered Institutions, Immigration and Diasporas, Trauma, Collective Memory, Narrative Analysis.
Goldstein, Daniel M. Political and legal, urban anthropology, critical anthropology of security, democracy, violence and crime, human rights, globalization. Gossy, Mary S.
Feminist literary criticism, Narrative, Poetry, Feminist Theory, Feminist Pedagogies.
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Harris, Sandra L. Behavioral treatment of autism & other severe developmental disabilities, parent training & the impact of the handicapped child on the family. Haugerud, Angelique
Globalization, cultural politics, economic neoliberalism, satirical political activism, political and economic anthropology.
Hawkesworth, Mary
Feminist Globalization Studies, Gendered Institutions, Transnational Activism, Women and Politics.
Hodgson, Dorothy L.
Cultural politics, feminist, political, legal, and historical anthropology.
Holcomb, Briavel Tourism, urban geography, societal Impacts of the world wide web, gender. Isaac, Allan Punzalan
Asian American literature, critical race studies, literature and law.
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Jones, Jennifer Women’s history, social and cultural history of eighteenth century France. Josephson, Jyl
Gender, sexuality, and public policy-- primarily in the context of U.S. social policy.
Kaplan, Temma Spanish anarchism, puppet theater, modern art, photography. Kempner, Joanna
Sociology of medicine, science, gender, and the body.
Klein, Stacy
Anglo-Saxon literature & culture, later medieval literature, gender & sexuality, poetry.
Larrier, Renée
African and Caribbean literatures, literature by women.
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Lee, Barbara
New developments in the law that affect employers and higher education institutions.
Lee, Catherine
Race & ethnicity, gender, immigration, political, comparative and historical sociology, science, medicine and law.
Lister, Ardele
Visual arts, time-based media.
Livingston, Julie
Disability, chronic illness, aging, suicide, personal debt, care giving, disgust, and citizenship.
Maldonado-Torres, Nelson
Latino and Hispanic Caribbean studies; comparative literature.
Mandel, Ruth
Women's changing political roles & status, women's political history, women's leadership, gender & decision making.
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Marter, Joan
20th century painting & sculpture in Europe & America, American sculpture from 1930 to the present, gender studies, contemporary art.
Martínez-San Miguel, Yolanda
Colonial Latin American discourses & contemporary Caribbean & Latino narratives, migration & cultural studies.
Mascia-Lees, Frances
Body & embodiment, consumer capitalism, gender & race, psychology & culture, cultural politics and representation.
Human dimensions of environmental change, gender and development, and Southeast Asia.
McGill, Meredith Nineteenth-century American literature, poetry and poetics, history of the book, literature and new media, law and literature. McMahon, Sarah
Etiology, prevention, and measurement of violence against women and children.


In process

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Puar, Jasbir
Critical ethnic studies, cultural studies, feminist globalization studies, immigration and diasporas.
Rajan, Julie
Colonial and Postcolonial Studies, Human Rights, Security, Terrorism.
Rao, Nancy
American ultramodern music, feminist theory & music, contemporary Chinese composers, music cultural fusion.
Roden, Donald
Gender and culture in late nineteenth and early twentieth century Japan; history of education in modern Japan.
Rodgers, Yana van der Meulen
Feminist Economics, Labor Studies, Economics of the Family, Development Economics.
Roos, Patricia
Work; inequalities; gender and work; stratification; and work/family.
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Rosenfield, Sarah  Sociology of mental health and illness; social psychology; sociology of gender; deviance. Rothwell, Phillip  Cultural component of the Portuguese imperial project and its postimperial legacy. Salime, Zakia
Race, empire, the political economy of the "war on terror", development policies, Islamic societies and movements, Middle East & U.S. relations.
Sanchez, Diana
Close relationships, gender psychology, intergroup relations, prejudice & stereotyping, self & identity, sexual orientation.
Schalow, Paul
Classical and early-modern Japanese literature, Japanese women’s writing, Japanese literature and the atomic bomb.
Schein, Louisa
Queer theorizing, popular cultural studies, visual culture, film/media studies.
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Schuller, Kyla
Critical ethnic studies, cultural studies, feminist literary criticism, feminist science studies.
Serrano, Richard  Modern French & Francophone poetry, classical, andalusian and modern Arabic poetry, classical Chinese poetry. Sidlauskas, Susan  Historical and conceptual frameworks for understanding modernism. Sifuentes-Jauregui, Ben
Latino/a literature & culture, 20th century Latin American literature & culture, gender & sexuality, psychoanalysis.
 Stein, Arlene
Sexual politics, social movements, political culture, trauma, gender, and collective memory.
 Tate, Gayle
African American women's politics, African-American Antebellum women's political theory, urban politics.
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Trigg, Mary
Gender and labor, motherhood studies and care work, women's history, women's leadership studies.
Threadcraft, Shatema
Political theory, women and politics, African American political thought.
Turshen, Meredeth  International health and policy issues; the impact of war on women; women's health. Wall, Cheryl
African American and African diaspora literature, gender and sexuality.
White, Deborah Gray
African American & American women’s history, identity & the intersection of race, class, gender & sexuality.
Williams, Carolyn  Twentieth century and contemporary poetry, Victorian literature, Victorian poetry.
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Yans-McLaughlin, Virginia
US cultural history, women's history, history of immigration.
Zerubavel, Yael  Collective memory, autobiographical memory, history & memory, nationalism and national myths.  


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