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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

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., Assistant Professor msanchez@umbc.edu Engineering education

Education

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

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

HULT, FRANCIS M., Ph.D., Professor fmhult@umbc.edu

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

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

SAURO, SHANNON, Ph.D., Assistant Professor ssauro@umbc.edu

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 and Associate Provost for Academic Affairs shin@umbc.edu Bilingualism, heritage language education, language policy, TESOL methodology, second language writing, academic language

English

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

JEWETT, SARAH, Ph.D., Assistant Professor sjewett@umbc.edu Sociocultural identities, educational equity, anthropology of/and education, community college transfer, educational partnerships (in higher education), social studies education (K-12)

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

Political Science

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

KING-MEADOWS, TYSON, Ph.D., Professor tkingmea@umbc.edu

Public Policy

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

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

Shriver Peacework Program

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

MADDOX-WINGFIELD, CAMEE, Ph.D., Assistant Professor cmaddox@umbc.edu  Dance anthropology; feminist ethnography; Martinique, Caribbean; African diaspora; spirituality and religion

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