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David Balosadbalosa1@umbc.edu

Sociolinguistics, Language Domination, Spanish in the United States, Intercultural Communication and Cultural Exchange, Global Intercultural Citizenship, Critical/Political Discourse Analysis, Frantz Fanon Study, Moral, Social and Political Philosophy

  Hui Chih (Hilda) Huanghhuang2@umbc.edu

Variational pragmatic analysis of Chinese small talk and its application in pragmatic instruction and the development of pragmatic teaching materials for Chinese language learners in the U.S.

La’Tasha Bankslbanks1@umbc.edu   Romy Hüblerromy.huebler@umbc.edu

Civic agency, critical pedagogy, social movements, public scholarship, participatory action research

Erin Berryeberry3@umbc.edu

Cultural Studies, Popular Culture, Media & Communication Studies, Social Media, Research Methods, Ethics, Double-Consciousness, Black Feminist Thought, Hip-Hop Feminism, & Sociolinguistics

  Teresa (Tracy) Irishtirish1@umbc.edu

Research Interests: Science and STEM education, Professional Learning Communities, Engineering Education. Dissertation Title: Developing STEM-focused Professional Learning Communities through the STEM

Felix Burgosfburgos1@umbc.edu

Memory studies, Trauma and Violence, Critical heritage studies, Electracy, Digital humanities and Intercultural communication

  Ruken Isikruken1@umbc.edu

Feminist Theory, Women’s Movements, Identity construction, Intersectionality

 Kathleen Callaghankcalla1@umbc.edu   Satarupa Joardarjoardar1@umbc.edu

Impact Of Social Media Like Twitter And Facebook On Social And Protest Movements In India

Rachel Carterrachc1@umbc.edu   Christopher Justice - cj10@umbc.edu

History and theories of composition, ecocomposition, multimodal composition, critical discourse analysis, environmental discourse, ecocriticism, environmental rhetoric, writing in the disciplines, genre theory, post-humanism, object-oriented ontology, film studies, film history

Deanna Cerquettideanna5@umbc.edu   Diane Kuthydkuthy1@umbc.edu

Community arts, arts education, multi-modal literacy, cultural interventions, participatory research methods

Emerald Christopher-Byrdemerald1@umbc.edu

Critical Race Theory, Cultural Studies, Gender and Women’s Studies, Black Women’s History, and Black Women & Politics (Working Dissertation Title: The Love and Marriage Playbook: Contemporary Guidelines for Black Women in Relationship Advice Literature)

  Mary Laurentsmfeldm1@umbc.edu

Exploration of the cultural, social, and psychological mechanisms that underlie the development of cultural narratives as a reaction to mass death or catastrophic loss

May Chungchu7@umbc.edu

Dialect awareness and education, Asian American language practices, teacher education of pre-service teachers, and linguistically and culturally diverse teaching practices for English language learners,/p>

  Kelly Lynchklynch3@umbc.edu

Frames and Narrative in the Online Reporting of Immigration Reform. It covers critical discourse analysis, narrative analysis, metaphor analysis, and immigration

Ron Collinscoll5@umbc.edu   Susan Mrozowskismrozo1@umbc.edu

Historical Analysis Of Medical Illustration

Teresa Danielltdanie3@umbc.edu   Masibonge Ian Ngidi-Brownibrown1@umbc.edu

Cultural and Linguistics Dimensions Among Senior Management, and Employee Development Through Ubuntu: A Case For Nedbank

Steven Dashiellsdashie1@umbc.edu

Masculinity Studies, marginalized populations, sociology of language, sociolinguistics, social inequality,cultural identity, popular culture studies

  Panthea Parangpanthea1@umbc.edu
Inte’a DeShieldsidesh1@umbc.edu   Ingrid Parkerparker1@umbc.edu / ingrid.a.parker.mil@mail.mil

“Women Leaders in Iraqi Civil Society and U.S. Women in Arms: An Army Officer’s Investigation into Similarities through Life Stories”

Andrew Devosadevos1@umbc.edu

Media studies, US cultural history (emphasis on film), history of US race relations/racial formation;dissertation title: A Cultural History of Interracial Sexuality in U.S. Films, 1957-2001

  Sheila Pradossprados1@umbc.edu

Mental Health Help Seeking Behaviors of African Americans in the Baltimore area

Landry Digeonldigeon@umbc.edu

Comparative analysis of French Quebecois T.V. series, Development of quantivative methods to analyize visual documents, Semiotics, Film language, Production ethnography

  Jiselle Providencejisellep@umbc.edu

Decolonizaton, Violence and Culture, Efficacy of Caribbean based social movements and Slave Reparations

Ryan Donnellyd101@umbc.edu

Ecojustice education, critical pedagogy, critical literacy, democratic education, Ecofeminism, social movements and revolution, civic engagement, human ecology

  Siobhan Quinn siobhan1@umbc.edu

Examination of community engagement mechanisms designed by anchor institutions within culturally complex communities. Specific interest in cultural arts centers and other programs promoting multicultural literacy through interdisciplinary programs in the arts and humanities

Shirley B. Dunlapsdunlap1@umbc.edu

Intersectionality of race, gender, and cultural history in American Theatre—production and performance—as seen through theory and methodology

  Doaa Rasheddoaa1@umbc.edu
Lori Edmondsle1@umbc.edu

Using a Student-Centered Funds of Knowledge Approach in the Diverse Secondary Science Classroom

  Uzma Abdul Rashidurashid1@umbc.edu

Female Muslim Adolescents: A Qualitative Exploration Of the Construction Of Gendered Islamic Identities In The United States

Latasha Eleyleley1@umbc.edu

Women’s studies; African-American studies; Black feminist thought; Standpoint theory; Black women’s body politics, i.e. colorism, hairism, body image, self-esteem; Black college student success; the Black college student experience at predominantly White institutions (PWIs); Best practices in college student affairs; Qualitative research methods; Effectively providing and aiding access to and through college; Social and mainstream media impacts on Black women’s body politics, overall experience, and success in college; Diversity and inclusion in college student affairs; Cultural competency. Dissertation: #teamlightskin #teamdarkskin #teamnatural #teamrelaxed: Black Women’s Experiences of Skin Hue and Hair Politics in College

  Chrissie Reillychrissi1@umbc.edu
Jermaine Ellerbejermaineellerbe@aol.com

Utilizing historical inquiry to engage underachieving gifted African American males

  Erin Rotheroth@umbc.edu

Health disparities among urban, older adults with multiple chronic health condition; pragmatics of the relationship with health care/public health professionals; resilience and agency in a biomedically-privileged context; ethnography

Ibrahim Er - er11@umbc.edu

Televisual language, semiotics, travelling narratives in TV/film discourse (TV series adaptations in particular), the rhetoric of music, narrative music, film scoring and its effect on the perception of visual track elements

  Rehana Shafirshafi@umbc.edu
Emek Erguneergun1@umbc.edu

Feminist translation, transnational feminism, language & gender, feminist pedagogies, critical masculinity studies, reception theories and traveling theories

  Anissa Sorokinsorokin1@umbc.edu

Rhetoric and composition; multimodal composition; writing center studies; first-year composition

Heidi Faustfausth1@umbc.edu

Intersectionality, Race, Class, Language, Culture and Education, Teacher Education, TESOL, Critical Pedagogy, Social Justice in Eduction, Feminist Epistemologies, Contested concepts of community, identity, culture, nation, borders

  Sonya Squires-Caesarsonya2@umbc.edu

Tangled Money Tales: A Life History Exploration of Childhood Money Messages”

Kim Feldmankfeldman@umbc.edu

Academic literacy, critical pedagogy, culturally responsive teaching, teacher identity and voice, teacher negotiation of policy and practice

  Shawntay Stockssstocks1@umbc.edu
Betsy Fetchkofetchko2@umbc.edu

Media Ecology, Rhetoric of Social Movements, Social Construction of Identity (in particular the impact of language and images), Media Studies, Discourse Analysis

  Mary Tabaatabaa@umbc.edu

Opportunity gaps in p-12 education, parental choice in public education, languages and language varieties in p-12 schools, professional development of pre-service and in-service teachers

Shani Flemingfleming1@umbc.edu

Institutional Accountability: Recruitment and Retention of Underrepresented Minorities in Medical Education; Critical Race Theory

  Tissa Thomas – tissa1@umbc.edu
Jessica Floydjfloyd1@umbc.edu

Analyzing sea shanties through the lens of gender/sexuality/literary theory in order to understand/illustrate the construction of masculinity and sexuality on Merchant Sailing ships during the Great Age of Sail

  Chikao Tsubakictsubak1@umbc.edu

Community College Students’ Perceptions of Online Tutorial Services: A Case Study

Teresa Fosterfostert1@umbc.edu

Early modern Atlantic; forced and coerced labor in the colonial Chesapeake; 18th c. convict transportation; gender constructs in judicial punishment

  Adriana Valaval1@umbc.edu

Spanish Heritage Language Students: Life Stories: Language and Ethnic Identity

John Fritzfritz@umbc.edu

Using analytics to inform faculty course design and encourage student responsibility for learning

  Kevin Wisniewskiwisnie1@umbc.edu

The history of the book; American literature and culture; the history of reading; digital humanities and digital publishing

Delana Greggdelana1@umbc.edu

Researching first-generation college students and their experiences in higher education

  Tymofey Wowktwowk1@umbc.edu

Remedial college student persistence at 2-year schools, sociology of higher education, psychology and student development theory, quantitative methods, higher education policy

Nana K. Gyesiengyesie1@umbc.edu

Identity negotiation of foreign born Africans students, Community College Honors/Scholarships programs and Student Success, Study Abroad programs and Identity Negotiation African Americans students

  Eva Wrightevw1@umbc.edu