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

BHALLA, TAMARA, Ph.D., Associate Professor tbhalla@umbc.edu Multiethnic literatures, reading and reading communities, Asian American cultural studies, South Asian diasporas literature

CASIANO, MICHAEL, Ph.D., Assistant Professor mc12@umbc.edu Carceral studies, urban history, race and ethnic studies

FOUTS, SARAH, Ph.D., Assistant Professor sfouts@umbc.edu Migration, transnationalism, food, labor, ethnography, digital humanities, oral history

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

College of Engineering and Information Technology

SANCHEZ, MARIA, Ph.D., Professor of the Practice msanchez@umbc.edu Engineering education

Education

ALLEN, KEISHA, Ph.D., Assistant Professor kallen@umbc.edu Culturally responsive education, critical multicultural teacher education, urban education, qualitative research methods

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

HULT, FRANCIS M., Ph.D., Professor fmhult@umbc.edu Discourse studies, educational linguistics, ethnography, language policy and planning, linguistic landscapes, multilingual education, nexus analysis, sociolinguistics, sustainability, and transdisciplinarity

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

MATA-McMAHON, JENNIFER, Ed.D., Associate Professor  jmatamcm@umbc.edu Children’s spirituality, teacher preparation, bilingual education, socio-emotional and moral development, qualitative and mixed methods

NASH, KINDEL, Ph.D., Associate Professor nashkt@umbc.edu Language, literacy, and culture in early childhood; critical race theory; critical whiteness studies; and critical sociocultural theory

RAKES, CHRISTOPHER, Ph.D., Associate Professor rakes@umbc.edu    Mathematics education, research design, quantitative data analysis

SAURO, SHANNON, Ph.D., Associate Professor ssauro@umbc.edu Computer-assisted language learning, fan fiction and fan practices, language learning in the digital wilds, task-based language teaching, telecollaboration/virtual exchange

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

SHIN, SARAH J., Ph.D., Professor and Associate Provost for Academic Affairs shin@umbc.edu Bilingualism, heritage language education, language policy, TESOL methodology, second language writing, academic language

YOUNG, PATRICIA, Ph.D., Professor pyoung@umbc.edu  Culture in instructional design and technology, the history of instructional design and technologies made by and for African Americans, and culture-specific information and communication technologies

English

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

BROOKS, EARL, Ph.D., Assistant Professor earlb@umbc.edu Rhetoric and composition, African American studies, popular music, sound studies

DICUIRCI, LINDSAY, Ph.D., Assistant Professor dicuirci@umbc.edu Colonial American and U.S. literature and culture, history of the book, American periodicals, print and digital archives.

FALCO, RAPHAEL, Ph.D., Professor falco@umbc.edu English Renaissance literature, myth, colonial and postcolonial literature, and 20th century American poetry

FINBERG, KEEGAN COOK, Ph.D., Assistant Professor kfinberg@umbc.edu Experimental and avant-garde literature, poetry, feminist studies

HOLLADAY, DREW, Ph.D., Assistant Professor holladay@umbc.edu Disability studies, medical/health humanities, rhetoric

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

SHIVNAN, SALLY, MFA, Principal Lecturer shivnan@umbc.edu

SMITH, ORIANNE, Ph.D., Associate Professor osmith@umbc.edu

Gender, Women’s, and Sexuality Studies

CÉLLERI, MARÍA, Assistant Professor mcelleri@umbc.edu Latin America & Caribbean Studies (Andean Studies), decolonial feminisms, reproductive justice, urban studies, cultural studies

DRABINSKI, KATE, Ph.D., Senior Lecturer drabinsk@umbc.edu

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

SHOMALI, MEJDULENE, Ph.D., Assistant Professor mshomali@umbc.edu

Geography and Environmental Systems

VALENCIA, YOLANDA, Ph.D., Assistant Professor yolanda@umbc.edu

History

FROIDE, AMY, Ph.D., Professor froide@umbc.edu Social and economic history of women, 18th century European and British history

KARS, MARJOLEINE, Ph.D., Associate Professor kars@umbc.edu Atlantic slavery, women’s history, early American history, Atlantic history

MERINGOLO, DENISE, Ph.D., Associate Professor ddm@umbc.edu U.S. social and cultural history between 1870 and 1945; U.S. cultural institutions, especially museums; public history

MUSGROVE, GEORGE DEREK, Ph.D., Associate Professor derek.musgrove@umbc.edu Post-WWII U.S. history with an emphasis on African American politics, social movements, race and democracy, and Washington, D.C.

RITSCHEL, DANIEL, 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

Imaging Research Center

BOOT, LEE, Ph.D., Research Associate Professor boot@umbc.edu

Individualized Study Program

FREELAND, STEPHEN, Ph.D., Director freeland@umbc.edu

Media & Communication Studies

ADELMAN, REBECCA, Ph.D., Professor, adelman@umbc.edu Visual culture, militarized violence, affect studies, citizenship, media theory, trauma studies, American studies

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

PATTON, LIZ, Ph.D., Assistant Professor epatton@umbc.edu Intersectionality; discourses on race, gender and class in popular culture; media and space/place; media history

SHEWBRIDGE, WILLIAM, D.C.D., Professor of the Practice  shewbrid@umbc.edu Intercultural media, digital storytelling, visual methods

SNYDER, DONALD, Ph.D., Senior Lecturer dsnyder@umbc.edu

YANG, FAN, Ph.D., Associate Professor fanyang@umbc.edu Cultural studies, media and globalization (with emphasis on Rising China), urban studies and urban communication

Modern Languages, Linguistics & Intercultural Communication

BAZGAN, NICOLETA, Ph.D., Associate Professor nbazgan@umbc.edu Film and media studies, French film studies, French 20th- and 21st-century French literature and culture, political economy of culture

GOLUBEVA, IRINA, Ph.D., Associate Professor golubeva@umbc.edu Development of multilingual awareness and intercultural competence, internationalization of higher education, and conceptualization of intercultural citizenship and intercultural leadership

KA, OMAR, Ph.D., Associate Professor ka@umbc.edu Language planning, code-switching, African linguistics, applied linguistics

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 Emeritus larkey@umbc.edu Transnational German media and television studies, multimodal critical discourse analysis, digital humanities

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

MUNOZ-DAVASLIOGLU, 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 digital literacies, intercultural communicative competence, second language writing

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

Office of the Provost

MOZIE-ROSS, YVETTE, Ph.D., Assistant Professor mozie@umbc.edu

Political Science

FILOMENO, FELIPÉ, Ph.D., Associate Professor filomeno@umbc.edu

Public Policy

BENNETT, PAMELA, Ph.D., Associate Professor pbennett@umbc.edu

LINCOVE, JANE ARNOLD, Ph.D., Associate Professor jlincove@umbc.edu

Shriver Peaceworker Program

TAYLOR, JOBY, Ph.D., Director joby.taylor@umbc.edu

Social Work

MELLINGER, Marcela, Ph.D., Associate Professor msmell@umbc.edu

Sociology, Anthropology, and Public Health

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

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

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

JACKSON SOLLER, AUBREY, Ph.D., Assistant Professor aubrey@umbc.edu Neighborhoods, crime, and health; law and society; gender stratification; political sociology

SMITH, DENA, Ph.D., Assistant Professor dtsmith@umbc.edu Mental Health; health, illness, and medicine

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

Visual Arts

SMALLS, JAMES, Ph.D., Professor smalls@umbc.edu Intersections of race, gender, and queer sexualities in art and visual culture of Europe and the Black (African) Diaspora