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Affiliate Faculty

Affiliate Faculty

Rebecca Adelman, Associate Professor, Media and Communication Studies
Visual culture; citizenship; terror; cultural studies of terror and war; trauma studies; American studies; theories of subject-formation and subjectivity; ethics

Jessica Berman, Professor, English, and Director, Dresher Center for the Humanities
20th-century narrative, gender and cultural studies, feminist theory

Beverly Bickel, Clinical Associate Professor, Language, Literacy and Culture Doctoral Program
Globalized communication, new media and transnational public space, and transformational knowledge projects

Dawn Biehler, Associate Professor, Geography and Environmental Systems
Historical geography of environmental health in US cities; gender, race, class, and the environment; environmental justice; social geography; housing

Kathy Bryan, Affiliate Assistant Professor/Senior Lecturer, American Studies
Education and cultural transmission, childhood and family, intellectual history

Gloria Chuku, Professor, Africana Studies
Arican history, African culture and development, West African history, History of women & gender in Africa, Women in Africa and the Diaspora, Comparative slavery in Africa & the New World

Nicole Else-Quest, Assistant Professor, Psychology

Jean Fernandez, Associate Professor, English

Amy Froide, Associate Professor, History
European women’s history, women in early modern England, never-married women, women, work, and investment

Brandy Harris-Wallace, Assistant Professor, Sociology

Loren Henderson, Assistant Professor, Anthropology, Sociology, & Health Administration and Policy

Marjoleine Kars, Associate Professor, History, and Chair of History
Early American religion, sexuality and women’s history

Tania Lizarazo, Assistant Professor, Modern Languages, Literature, and Intercultural Communication

Christine Mair, Assistant Professor, Sociology
Life course, social ties, family, aging, health, social inequality (race, class, and gender), and globalization

Christine Mallinson, Associate Professor, Language, Literacy and Culture Doctoral Program
Race, class, and gender inequality; regional, ethnic, and gender variation in American English; language and discrimination; interface between sociolinguistics and social theory.

Susan McCully,Assistant Professor, Theatre
Literature, playwrighting, feminist theatre

Susan McDonough, Associate Professor, History
Medieval history and western civilization, relationships between Christians and Jews, men and women, nobles and the middling sort in late medieval Marseille, the dynamics of gender and religious interaction in history

Eileen O’Brien, Affiliate Associate Professor/Senior Lecturer, Psychology
Women’s and children’s health and well-being, integrated mental health and support services programs for women and children, women in adolescence, impact of gender throughout the lifespan

Timothy Phin, Lecturer, Ancient Studies

Lisa Pace Vetter, Assistant Professor, Political Science

Michelle Scott, Associate Professor, History
African-American women’s history, U.S. social history, 19th-20th centuries, African-American musical and entertainment culture

James Smalls, Professor, Visual Arts Intersections of race, gender and queer sexuality in the visual art and culture of the nineteenth century in Europe and that of the black diaspora in the 20th and 21st centuries.

Orianne Smith, Associate Professor and Chair of English
Eighteenth and nineteenth century British literature and culture, Romantic women writers, millenarianism, the Gothic

Jamie Trevitt, Assistant Professor, Sociology & Anthropology
trevitt@umbc.edu

Constantine Vaporis, Professor, History
Women in Asia, East Asian history, urban history

Shelly Wiechelt, Associate Professor, Social Work
Social work practice, substance use and shame among women, intersection of trauma and substance use problems in the context of culture