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LLC Affiliate Faculty

Affiliate Faculty by Department

Africana Studies

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

American Studies

BHALLA, TAMARA, Ph.D., Associate Professor

CASIANO, MICHAEL, Ph.D., Assistant Professor

FOUTS, SARAH, Ph.D., Assistant Professor

KING, NICOLE, Ph.D., Associate Professor 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


ALLEN, KEISHA, Ph.D., Assistant Professor

BERGE, ZANE L., Ph.D., Professor Training systems, distance education

HULT, FRANCIS M., Ph.D., Professor

LEE, JIYOON, Ph.D., Assistant Professor Language assessment, Second language acquisition, Teacher education

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

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

RAKES, CHRISTOPHER, Ph.D., Associate Professor 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 School, family and community engagement; education reform and improvement; African American student achievement; qualitative research methods

SAURO, SHANNON, Ph.D., Assistant Professor

SCHAFFER, EUGENE C., Ed.D., Professor Curriculum and instruction, educational leadership

SHELTON, NANCY RANKIE, Ph.D., Professor Politics of literacy education, writing development, writing pedagogy

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


BERMAN, JESSICA, Ph.D., Professor Comparative studies in literature

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

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

FINBERG, KEEGAN COOK, Ph.D., Assistant Professor

HOLLADAY, DREW, Ph.D., Assistant Professor

MAHER, JENNIFER, Ph.D., Associate Professor Rhetoric, software studies, and technical communication.

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

SHIVNAN, SALLY, MFA, Principal Lecturer

SMITH, ORIANNE, Ph.D., Associate Professor

Gender, Women’s, and Sexuality Studies

BHATT, AMY, Ph.D., Associate Professor Gender, labor, migration, family, South Asia

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

DRABINSKI, KATE, Ph.D., Senior Lecturer

McCANN, CAROLE, Ph.D., Professor Cultural studies of science, feminist theory, discourse analysis

SHOMALI, MEJDULENE, Ph.D., Assistant Professor

Geography and Environmental Systems

BIEHLER, DAWN, Ph.D., Associate Professor

VALENCIA, YOLANDA, Ph.D., Assistant Professor


FROIDE, AMY, Ph.D., Professor Social and economic history of women, specifically 17th and 18th century Britain

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

MERINGOLO, DENISE, Ph.D., Associate Professor 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 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

SCOTT, MICHELLE, Ph.D., Associate Professor 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

Media & Communication Studies

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

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

PATTON, LIZ, Ph.D., Assistant Professor

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

SNYDER, DONALD, Ph.D., Senior Lecturer

YANG, Fan, Ph.D., Associate Professor

Modern Languages, Linguistics & Intercultural Communication

BAZGAN, NICOLETA, Ph.D., Associate Professor 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 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 Sociolinguistics, phonology, African linguistics, Wolof language, French language

LAMBERT-BRÉTIÈRE, RENÉE, Ph.D., Assistant Professor 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 German media history; global television formats and national identity; theories and history of intercultural communication, globalization, and interculturality

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

MUNOZ-DAVASLIOGLU, THANIA, Ph.D., Assistant Professor 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 Second-language acquisition, technology in foreign language classroom, intercultural communication

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

Office of the Provost

JEWETT, SARAH, Ph.D., Assistant Professor

MOZIE-ROSS, YVETTE, Ph.D., Assistant Professor

Political Science

FILOMENO, FELIPÉ, Ph.D., Associate Professor


Public Policy

BENNETT, PAMELA, Ph.D., Associate Professor

LINCOVE, JANE ARNOLD, Ph.D., Associate Professor

Sociology, Anthropology, and Public Health

ADLER, MARINA A., Ph.D., Professor 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 Psychological anthropology, children and families, culture transmission and change, ethnography, South Asia

ECKERT, J. KEVIN, Ph.D., Professor Aging, health, qualitative research methods

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

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

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

SMITH, DENA, Ph.D., Assistant Professor Sociology of Mental Health and Illness, Medical Sociology, and the Sociology of Culture and Cognition

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

Visual Arts

SMALLS, JAMES, Ph.D., Professor Intersections of race, gender, and queer sexuality issues in nineteenth-century European art; and art and culture in the Black diaspora