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LLC Affiliate Faculty

Affiliate Faculty by Department

Africana Studies

CHUKU, GLORIA, Ph.D., Professor chuku@umbc.edu African social and intellectual history; women and Nigerian political economy; slavery and slave trade; African Diaspora

American Studies

GONZALVES, THEO W., Ph.D., Associate Professor theo@umbc.edu Asian American cultural studies, social movements, performance studies and the performing arts

KING, NICOLE, Ph.D., Associate Professor nking@umbc.edu 20th century place-based cultural history, southern studies, cultural studies, urban studies, historic preservation, environmental justice

Education

ALLEN, KEISHA, Ph.D., Assistant Professor kallen@umbc.edu

BERGE, ZANE L., Ph.D., Professor berge@umbc.edu Training systems, distance education

BLUNCK, SUSAN, Ph.D., Associate Professor blunck@umbc.edu

LEE, JIYOON, Ph.D., Assistant Professor jiyoon@umbc.edu Language assessment, Second language acquisition, Teacher education

RAKES, CHRISTOPHER, Ph.D., Assistant Professor rakes@umbc.edu Methods for improving student learning in mathematics, teacher knowledge and the role of teacher knowledge in classroom practice, the use of technology in mathematics education, and the relationship of misconceptions in algebra, geometry, rational numbers, and probability

SANDERS, MAVIS, Ph.D., Professor msanders@umbc.edu School, family and community engagement; education reform and improvement; African American student achievement; qualitative research methods

SCHAFFER, EUGENE C., Ed.D., Professor schaffer@umbc.edu Curriculum and instruction, educational leadership

SHELTON, NANCY RANKIE, Ph.D., Professor nshelton@umbc.edu Politics of literacy education, writing development, writing pedagogy

SHIN, SARAH J., Ph.D., Professor shin@umbc.edu Bilingualism, heritage language education, language policy, TESOL methodology, second language writing, academic language

STITES, MICHELLE, Ed.D., Assistant Professor mstites@umbc.edu

English

BERMAN, JESSICA, Ph.D., Professor jberman@umbc.edu Comparative studies in literature

DICUIRCI, LINDSAY, Ph.D., Assistant Professor dicuirci@umbc.edu

MAHER, JENNIFER, Ph.D., Associate Professor jmaher@umbc.edu Rhetoric, software studies, and technical communication.

MCCARTHY, LUCILLE, Ph.D., Professor mccarthy@umbc.edu Rhetoric and composition, writing in the professions, Latin-American literature, discourse analysis

Gender and Women’s Studies

BHATT, AMY, Ph.D., Assistant Professor abhatt@umbc.edu Gender, labor, migration, family, South Asia

DRABINSKI, KATE, Ph.D., Assistant Professor drabinsk@umbc.edu

MCCANN, CAROLE, Ph.D., Professor mccann@umbc.edu Cultural studies of science, feminist theory, discourse analysis

Geography and Environmental Systems

BIEHLER, DAWN, Ph.D., Associate Professor dbiehler@umbc.edu

History

CASPER, SCOTT E., Ph.D., Professor and Dean of the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences casper@umbc.edu Nineteenth-century U.S. history, history of the book, American cultural history

FROIDE, AMY, Ph.D., Associate Professor froide@umbc.edu Social and economic history of women, specifically 17th and 18th century Britain

KARS, MARJOLEINE, Ph.D., Associate Professor kars@umbc.edu Early modern Atlantic world, early America, Dutch empire, slavery

MACMANUS, VIVIANA, Ph.D.,  Assistant Professor macmanus@umbc.edu

RITSCHEL, DAN, Ph.D., Associate Professor ritschel@umbc.edu

SCOTT, MICHELLE, Ph.D., Associate Professor mscott@umbc.edu United States social history, black women’s studies, civil rights and social justice, and American musical culture

Media & Communication Studies

ADELMAN, REBECCA, Ph.D., Associate Professor adelman@umbc.edu Visual culture; citizenship; terror; cultural studies of terror and war; trauma studies; American studies; theories of subject-formation and subjectivity; ethics

LOVIGLIO, JASON, Ph.D., Associate Professor loviglio@umbc.edu Media history, cultural studies, radio studies, discourse analysis, media and politics, neoliberalism

PEAKE, BRYCE, Ph.D., Assistant Professor bpeake@umbc.edu

SHEWBRIDGE, WILLIAM, D.C.D., Assistant Professor shewbrid@umbc.edu

Modern Languages, Linguistics & Intercultural Communication

FIELD, THOMAS T., Ph.D., Professor tfield@umbc.edu Sociolinguistics, literacy, language maintenance, French studies

HOGAN, ERIN, Ph.D., Assistant Professor ekhogan@umbc.edu Representations and biopolitics of children in contemporary Spain

KA, OMAR, Ph.D., Associate Professor ka@umbc.edu Sociolinguistics, phonology, African linguistics, Wolof language, French language

LAMBERT-BRÉTIÈRE, RENÉE, Ph.D., Assistant Professor rlambert@umbc.edu Cognitive linguistics, typology, language and culture, Caribbean Creoles, Fon (Benin), Kwoma (Papua New Guinea), description and documentation of Innu (Northeastern Quebec and Labrador, Canada)

LARKEY, EDWARD, Ph.D., Professor larkey@umbc.edu German media history; global television formats and national identity; theories and history of intercultural communication, globalization, and interculturality

LIZARAZO, TANIA, Ph.D., Assistant Professor lizarazo@umbc.edu  Latin American cultural studies, performance studies, digital storytelling, transnational feminisms, memory studies

MUNOZ DIAZ, THANIA, Ph.D., Assistant Professor munozt@umbc.edu Latin American literature and culture: 20th and 21st; Latino/a Literature; Spanish language literature in the U.S.; border and memory studies; autofictional writing

OSKOZ, ANA, Ph.D., Associate Professor aoskoz@umbc.edu Second-language acquisition, technology in foreign language classroom, intercultural communication

STOLLE-MCALLISTER, JOHN, Ph.D., Associate Professor stollem@umbc.edu Cultural studies, social movements, Latin American popular culture

Psychology

BEDIAKO, SHAWN, Ph.D., Associate Professor bediako@umbc.edu  Social relationships and health, stigma, genetic blood disorders, community health education, cultural identity

Sociology, Anthropology, and Health Administration & Policy

ADLER, MARINA A., Ph.D., Professor adler@umbc.edu Social science methodology and statistics, cross-national gender, work and family issues; the welfare state; social policy in international perspective

CHAPIN, BAMBI, Ph.D., Associate Professor bchapin@umbc.edu Psychological anthropology, children and families, culture transmission and change, ethnography, South Asia

COUSIN-GOSSETT, NICOLE, Ph.D., Assistant Professor cgossett@umbc.edu 

ECKERT, J. KEVIN, Ph.D., Professor eckert@umbc.edu Aging, health, qualitative research methods

HENDERSON, LOREN, Ph.D., Assistant Professor loren@umbc.edu Diversity issues, stratification and inequality, health disparities, and race, class, gender, and sexuality

SMITH, DENA, Ph.D., Assistant Professor dtsmith@umbc.edu

WALLACE, BRANDY, Ph.D., Assistant Professor bhwalla@umbc.edu Sociology of gender, health and aging, and social research methods

Student Life

HOFFMAN, DAVID, Ph.D., Assistant Professor dhoffman@umbc.edu