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Beate I. Allert
SC 256
(765) 494-3865
Director of Comparative Literature Program, Professor of German, Comparative Literature and Film Studies

German and Comparative Literature, esp. 18th and 19th centuries, Enlightenment, Weimar Classicism, Romanticism, Hermeneutics, Critical Theory, Metaphor, Ekphrasis, Visual-Verbal Dynamics, Color Theories, Film studies

Tithi Bhattacharya
UNIV 309
(765) 496-2731
Associate Professor; Director of Global Studies (School of Interdisciplinary Studies)

Feminism, South Asian History, Class Formation and Colonialism, Marxist Theory

TJ Boisseau
BRNG 6162
Associate Professor, Women’s, Gender, & Sexuality Studies Program
Nadia E. Brown
BRNG 2232
(765) 494-0460
Associate Professor, Political Science and African American Studies
Political Science Graduate Recruitment and Admissions Committee, Chair

American Politics
Politics, Groups, and Identities

Bobby Chastain
(765) 494-4248
Director in Film and Video Studies and Asst. Director, Academic Outreach and Student Learning for Hall of Music Productions
Cheryl Cooky
(765) 496-2857
Associate Professor, American Studies and Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
H. Kory Cooper
(765) 496-7430
Associate Professor of Anthropology and Materials Engineering

Technology and Innovation, Archaeology and Ethnohistory of Northwest North America, Hunter-Gatherers, Social Complexity, Archaeometallurgy, E-Waste

Alejandro Cuza
SC 160
(765) 496-1685
Professor of Spanish and Linguistics, Director of Linguistics

Second Language Acquisition, Child and Adult Bilingual Development, Spanish Morphosyntax and Semantics, Psycholinguistics

Marlo D. David
BRNG 6168/HEAV 204E
Director African American Studies, Associate Professor of English, African American Studies and Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
Olga Dmitrieva
SC 166
(765) 494-9330
Assistant Professor of Russian and Linguistics

Theoretical and Laboratory Phonology, Acoustic Phonetics, Crosslinguistic Speech Perception, Language Interference in Second Language Acquisition.

Joseph C. Dorsey
BRNG 6172
(765) 494-5680
Associate Professor, African American Studies

Globalist; African American Studies

Rayvon Fouché
(765) 49-47161
Professor, American Studies; Director American Studies
Daniel H. Frank
BRNG 7135
(765) 494-7564
Professor of Philosophy; Director, Jewish Studies Program

Ancient Philosophy, Medieval Islamic and Jewish Philosophy, History of Political Philosophy, Ethics

Jennifer Freeman Marshall
BRNG 6156
(765) 49-46295
Director, Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies and Associate Professor of English and Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
Sandor Goodhart
HEAV 438
(765) 494-2299
Professor of English, Director Religious Studies

Theory & Cultural Studies

Maren Linett
HEAV 411
(765) 494-5899
Professor of English; Director, Critical Disability Studies Program

British Literature

Alfred Lopez
BRNG 6175
(765) 494-5681
Professor of English, Associate Director of the School of Interdisciplinary Studies, Director of Latin American and Latino Studies

Postcolonial Literature

Dawn G. Marsh
UNIV 028
(765) 494-7900
Associate Professor, Director of Native American and Indigenous Studies (School of Interdisciplinary Studies)

Native American and Indigenous Studies

Bill Mullen
(765) 496-2856
Professor, American Studies

American Literature and Studies; African American Studies; Cultural Studies; Working-Class Studies; Critical Race Theory; Marxist Theory

Venetria K. Patton
BRNG 6176/HEAV403
(765) 496-9629
Head, School of Interdisciplinary Studies and Professor, English and African American Studies

African American and Diasporic Women’s Literature, African American Literature, 19th c. American Literature, & Feminist Discourse

Ashley M. Purpura
Assistant Professor of Religious Studies

History of Christianity, Orthodox Christianity, gender, ritual, identity, and authority in Byzantine religious genres

Victor Raskin
HEAV 441
(765) 494-3942
Distinguished Professor


Charles Ross
HEAV 313
(765) 494-3729
Professor English and Comparative Literature

British Literature

Jay Stein
(765) 496-0235
Visiting Professor
Ronald J. Stephens
BRNG 6176
Professor, African American Studies
Monica M. Trieu
(765) 494-6472
Associate Professor, American Studies; Director of Asian American Studies

International Migration; Post-1960s Immigrants and Refugees; 1.5 and Second-Generation Identity; Transnational Ties; Historical and Contemporary Asian American Experiences; Race and Ethnicity

Ronnie Wilbur
Heavilon Hall
Professor of Linguistics

American Sign Language, prosody-syntax-pragmatics interface, language and deafness

Visiting Assistant Professor

Jeremy Sklar
REC 301
Visiting Assistant Professor - Film and Video Studies

Graduate Students

Alyssia Ashkevron

Ph.D. Student, Philosophy & Literature
B. Patrick Hoburg

Ph.D. Student, Philosophy & Literature
Ashley Matney
BRNG 2263
Ph.D. Student in Philosophy & Literature; Outside Teaching Assistant in Brian Lamb School of Communication
David O. Midtvedt

Ph.D. Student, Philosophy & Literature
Jason Rose

Ph.D. Student, Philosophy & Literature

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