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Affiliate Faculty

Affiliate Faculty

Rebecca Adelman, Assistant 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
20th-century narrative, gender and cultural studies, feminist theory

Beverly Bickel, Clinical Associate Professor, Language, Literacy and Culture Program, and Acting Director, Dresher Center for the Humanities
Globalized communication, new media and transnational public space, and transformational knowledge projects

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

Rebecca Boehling, Professor, History
European women’s history, German women, gender and politics in Europe

Anne Brodsky, Professor, Psychology, and Associate Dean of the College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences
Girls’, women’s risk and resilience in community context, qualitative methods

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

Gloria Chuku, Associate 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

Jean Fernandez, Associate Professor, English
Victorian literature, narratology, class and literacy studies, empire and post-colonial theory, autobiography and women’s writing

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

Claudia Galindo, Assistant Professor, Language, Literature and Culture

Marilyn Goldberg, Associate Professor and Chair, Ancient Studies
Women in ancient Greece and Italy

Brandy Harris-Wallace, Assistant Professor, Sociology

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

Ilsa Lottes, Professor, Sociology and Anthropology
Research methods, statistics, gender roles, sexuality, cross-national work on women’s status, reproductive and sexual health

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
Race, class, and gender inequality; regional, ethnic, and gender variation in American English; language and discrimination; interface between sociolinguistics and social theory.

Susan McCully, Affiliate Assistant Professor/Senior Lecturer, Theatre
Literature, playwrighting, feminist theatre

Susan McDonough, Assistant 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

Denis Provencher, Associate Professor, Modern Languages, Linguistics & Intercultural Communication

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

Anna Shields, Associate Professor, Modern Languages and Linguistics & Intercultural Communication
Chinese literature, specializing in Tang and Five Dynasties poetry and prose, the intersections of literary, social, and intellectual history, including the issues of gendered voice in medieval literature.

Simmona Simmons, Services Development and Special Projects Librarian, AOK Library
International and comparative librarianship, Entrepreneurship, Language and Rhetoric, Communication and broadcasting, Pioneers in African American & Women’s History, Personal mastery and development

James Smalls, Professor, Visual Art
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, English, and incoming Chair of English in Spring 2013
Eighteenth and nineteenth century British literature and culture, Romantic women writers, millenarianism, the Gothic

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

Lisa Vetter, Assistant Professor, Political Science

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