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 Multiethnic literatures, reading and reading communities, Asian American cultural studies, South Asian diasporas literature

CASIANO, MICHAEL, Ph.D., Assistant Professor Carceral studies, urban history, race and ethnic studies

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

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

Center for Global Engagement

DI MARIA, DAVID, Ph.D., Associate Vice Provost for International Education


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

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

LEE, JIYOON, Ph.D., Associate 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

RAKES CHRISTOPHER, Ph.D., Associate Professor

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

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

TONDREAU, AMY, Ed.D., Assistant Professor  Teachers’ and students’ literacy identities, critical literacy in children’s literature and writing pedagogy, antiracist anti-bias literacy teacher education, professional learning communities, and the cross-pollination of Culturally Sustaining Pedagogy and Disability Sustaining Pedagogy in literacy teaching and learning

YOUNG, PATRICIA, Ph.D., Professor  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


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

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

DICUIRCI, LINDSAY, Ph.D., Associate Professor Colonial and early U.S. literatures, the history of the book, periodical studies, African American literature and print culture, nineteenth-century religious movements

FINBERG, KEEGAN COOK, Ph.D., Assistant Professor Experimental and avant-garde literature, poetry, feminist studies, critical theory

HOLLADAY, DREW, Ph.D., Assistant Professor Disability studies, medical/health humanities, rhetoric

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

Gender, Women’s, and Sexuality Studies

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

GONZALEZ MENDOZA (formerly VALENCIA), YOLANDA, Ph.D., Assistant Professor


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

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.

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

Individualized Study Program


Language, Literacy & Culture

BICKEL, BEVERLY, Ph.D., Research Associate Professor Emerita Globalized communication and culture, new media, social movements, critical pedagogy, qualitative research

CRANDALL, JOANN (JODI), Ph.D., Founding LLC Director and Professor Emerita Content-based language learning, second language literacy, language teacher education, first and second language writing, ESL/EFL

 Media & Communication Studies

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

PATTON, LIZ, Ph.D., Associate Professor 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 Intercultural media, digital storytelling, visual methods

SNYDER, DONALD, Ph.D., Senior Lecturer

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

Modern Languages, Linguistics & Intercultural Communication

BARAHOUIE-PASANDI, HANIYEH, Ph.D., Assistant Professor

BEARD, DAVID, Ph.D., Assistant Professor Second language acquisition, Spanish, L2 vocabulary development, cognates, psycholinguistics, corpus linguistics, natural language processing, experimental and quantitative research methods

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

KA, OMAR, Ph.D., Professor Language planning, code-switching, African linguistics, applied linguistics

LAMBERT-BRÉTIÈRE, RENÉE, Ph.D., Associate 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 Emeritus Transnational German media and television studies, multimodal critical discourse analysis, digital humanities

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

MUNOZ-DAVASLIOGLU, THANIA, Ph.D., Associate 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., Professor Second-language digital literacies, intercultural communicative competence, second language writing

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

YOON, KYUNG-EUN, Ph.D., Assistant Professor Conversation analysis, discourse analysis, second/foreign language teaching related to the Korean language and culture

Office of the Provost

JEWETT, SARAH, Ph.D., Director, Innovations in Transfer Research and Practice

Political Science

FILOMENO, FELIPÉ, Ph.D., Associate Professor

Public Policy

BENNETT, PAMELA, Ph.D., Professor

Shriver Peaceworker Program

TAYLOR, JOBY, Ph.D., Director

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

MADDOX-WINGFIELD, CAMEE, Ph.D., Assistant Professor Cultural anthropology, dance and performance, gender, Martinique/Caribbean, Black diaspora, Spirituality and religion

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

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 sexualities in art and visual culture of Europe and the Black (African) Diaspora