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Affiliated Faculty

Abderrezak, Hakim French and Italian Visit Website
Research Interests: post-colonial, cultural & gender studies, Beur and Francophone literature & cinema
Abdi, Cawo Sociology Visit Website
Research Interests: migration, transnationalism, Islam, gender, family, identity, forced displacement; East and South Africa, Middle East
Aizura, Aren Gender, Women & Sexuality Studies Visit Website
Research Interests: queer theory, transgender studies, transnationality and immigration, and political economy and labor
Asher, Nina Curriculum and Instruction Visit Website
Research Interests: Postcolonialism, feminism, globalization, critical perspectives on multiculturalism, and Asian American studies in education
Assaad, Ragui Public Affairs Visit Website
Research Interests: labor markets, urban poverty, informal economy, Egypt
Baker, Lawrence Bioproducts and Biosystems Engineering Visit Website
Research Interests: environmental engineering, urban ecosystems, water quality/pollution, drought resilience, global south cities
Barajas, Heidi Organizational Leadership, Policy, and Development Visit Website
Research Interests: Race, class, gender and educational attainment; Public engagement and higher education, transformational models of engagement, gender and leadership
Bartlett, Kenneth Organizational Leadership, Policy, and Development Visit Website
Research Interests: Human resource development, vocational education and training, organization development and change
Bonilla, Zobeida Epidemiology and Community Health Visit Website
Research Interests: Medical anthropology, global health, maternal and child health, Latino/a health, Latin America & the Caribbean
Boyle, Elizabeth Sociology Visit Website
Research Interests: international law on women's status
Braun, Bruce Geography, Environment and Society Visit Website
Research Interests: the environment, power, and culture, indigenous societies, West Canada
Brewer, Rose African American and African Studies Visit Website
Research Interests: economy & culture, Black family life, Black women’s studies
Brown, Karen Development Studies and Social Change Visit Website
Research Interests: feminist international relations, gender and politics, international human rights, international research ethics
Caraway, Teri Political Science Visit Website
Research Interests: Southeast Asian politics, comparative labor/gender politics, comparative political economy
Casale, Giancarlo History Visit Website
Research Interests: Ottoman Empire/modern Turkey, Muslim-Christian relations, history of cartography & ethnography, early modern empires
Casarino, Cesare Cultural Studies and Comparative Literature Visit Website
Research Interests: continental philosophy, literary theory, cinema & film theory, queer theory
Castellanos , Bianet American Studies Visit Website
Research Interests: Politics and popular culture, immigration, global cities, the U.S.-Mexico border, and transnationalism
Chambers, Sarah History Visit Website
Research Interests: colonial Latin America, identity politics and democratization
Coggins, Jay Applied Economics Visit Website
Research Interests: environmental economics, market-based pollution control
Craddock, Susan Gender, Women & Sexuality Studies Visit Website
Research Interests: global health and medicine/AIDS, gender, race, & social equity
Cuthbert, Francesca Fisheries, Wildlife and Conservation Biology Visit Website
Research Interests: biology and conservation of waterbirds
DeJaeghere, Joan Organizational Leadership, Policy, and Development Visit Website
Research Interests: gender/ ethnic equality & education, global & cultural citizenship & education
Derickson, Kate Geography, Environment and Society Visit Website
Research Interests: Feminist epistemology, the political economy of race and racialization, the American South, environmental governance, scholar-activism
Desai, Jigna Gender, Women & Sexuality Studies Visit Website
Research Interests: Asian-American, post-colonial, queer, and diasporic cultural studies
Deutsch, Tracey History Visit Website
Research Interests: Feminist theory, women's and gender history, histories of capitalism, the politics of consumption, labor, and agriculture
Dorelien, Audrey Public Affairs Visit Website
Research Interests: Demography; international development; public health
Duvall, Raymond Political Science Visit Website
Research Interests: international political economy
Ewig, Christina Center on Women, Gender and Public Policy Visit Website
Research Interests: Gender and social policy; gender, race and political representation; women’s and indigenous movements; Latin America
Ferreira, Ana Paula Spanish & Portuguese Studies Visit Website
Research Interests: women writers and empire, 'race', colonialism, and the post-colonial
Fleischman, Forrest Forest Resources Visit Website
Research Interests: Natural resource and environmental policy & politics, democratic governance, forestry, South Asia, Mesoamerica
Forcinito, Ana Spanish & Portuguese Studies Visit Website
Research Interests: 19th & 20th century Latin American testimonial writing, women’s writing, memory studies, feminist theory, Latin American film, human rights
Frey, Barbara Human Rights Program; Global Studies Visit Website
Research Interests: international human rights law
Friedemann-Sanchez, Greta Public Affairs Visit Website
Research Interests: int’l development, health services, ethnography of household economics/family health, property, violence, gender
Furco, Andrew Organizational Leadership, Policy, and Development Visit Website
Research Interests: experiential learning, campus-community partnerships, educational reform and change, service-learning, engaged scholarship
Gidwani, Vinay Geography Visit Website
Research Interests: agrarian change and rural transformation, world hunger, South Asia
Githire, Njeri African American & African Studies Visit Website
Research Interests: African Literary and Cultural Production; Literatures of the African Diaspora, immigration and Racial Formation in the African Diasporic Spheres; Women's Writings and Feminist Theory; Postcolonial Theory and Criticism; Francophone Studies; Food, (Non)-Eat
Goh, Michael Organizational Leadership, Policy, and Development Visit Website
Research Interests: Counseling and mental health around the world; Indigenous ways of helping and healing; Cultural Intelligence; Intercultural education and training.
Goldman, Michael Sociology Visit Website
Research Interests: transnational institutions, globalization, development & environment, the neoliberal project
Grossman, Julie Horticulture Science Visit Website
Research Interests: Organic Agriculture; Soil Nutrient Cycling; Legume Cover Crops; Rhizobia Ecology; Biological Nitrogen Fixation
Hartmann, Douglas Sociology Visit Website
Research Interests: sociology of sports, race relations, popular culture, social theory
Hellmann, Jessica Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior; Institute on the Environment Visit Website
Isaacman, Allen History Visit Website
Research Interests: Regents Professor, rural social and economic history, Southern Africa
Ismail, Qadri English Visit Website
Research Interests: post-colonial literature, South Asia and developing world
Isoke, Zenzele Gender, Women and Sexuality Studies Visit Website
Research Interests: Black Femme/Queer of Color Feminism, Black Feminist Thought, Urban Ethnography Feminist Theory, Methods Black/African Diaspora Studies, Black Cultural Theory, Black Geographies
Jelinski, Nic Soil, Water and Climate Visit Website
Research Interests: Pedology, variation of soil properties at multiple spatial scales, and the use of isotopic tracers in studies of soil genesis. Innovative approaches to teaching soil science in classroom and field environments
Johnstone, Christopher Organizational Leadership, Policy, and Development Visit Website
Research Interests: Inclusive education, development internationalization of higher education, intersection of diversity, equity, and internationalization
Kelliher, Daniel Political Science Visit Website
Research Interests: peasant politics, grass-roots social change, China
Kinsella, Helen Political Science Visit Website
Larasati, Rachmi Diyah Gender, Women & Sexuality Studies Visit Website
Research Interests: Post Colonial Feminist Studies, Performance & Indegeneity and the Neoliberal Project, Aesthetics and law
Levison, Deborah Public Affairs Visit Website
Research Interests: labor economics of the family, economic demography
Luxon, Nancy Political Science Visit Website
Research Interests: contemporary French and postcolonial theory, power and subjectivity, French North Africa, psychoanalysis and psychiatry (in western and colonial settings).
Mayes, Keith A. African American & African Studies Visit Website
Research Interests: civil rights movement, Black Power, Black Public History
McGovern, Patricia Environmental Health Sciences Visit Website
Research Interests: maternal & child health outcomes, services and policies
Murray, Helene Agronomy and Plant Genetics Visit Website
Research Interests: sustainable agriculture, cropping systems, local knowledge, North America
Nagar, Richa Gender, Women & Sexuality Studies Visit Website
Research Interests: critical development studies, transnational feminist praxis, politics of knowledge production
Nelson, Kristen Forest Resources Visit Website
Research Interests: sociology/anthropology of natural resources, environmental management
Nichols, Robert Political Science Visit Website
Research Interests: contemporary European philosophy/political theory (Critical Theory, Marx/Marxism, Foucault); the history of political thought (pertaining to 19th century imperialism/colonialism ); contemporary politics of colonialism/Indigeneity in Anglo-settler world
Nimtz, August Political Science Visit Website
Research Interests: social movements, rural political development, Africa, Latin America
Oelberger, Carrie Public Affairs Visit Website
Research Interests: Public-private dynamics; philanthropy; professionalization; work and employment; nonprofit and NGO management; international development
Okediji, Tade Applied Economics Visit Website
Research Interests: comparative institutional economic development, political economy of ethnicity, sub-Saharan Africa and Latin America.
Packer, Craig Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior Visit Website
Research Interests: “Whole Village” development, public health and natural resources in rural Africa
Palacios, Lena Gender, Women & Sexuality Studies Visit Website
Research Interests: Critical prison and prison abolitionism, transnational feminist prison studies, Black, Indigenous, Chicana/Latina queer and trans feminisms, girls' and girlhood studies, transformative justice and community accountability, media justice, research justice
Philippon, Dan English Visit Website
Research Interests: environmental lit., history, ethics
Pohlandt-McCormick, Helena History Visit Website
Research Interests: South African history; African & comparative women’s history; memory, oral history, life histories/autobiography; methodology; post-colonial theory; pre-colonial Africa; history of exile
Porter, Paul Agronomy and Plant Genetics Visit Website
Research Interests: agro-ecosystem analysis, cropping systems, alternative/sustainable agriculture, Africa
Powers , Jennifer Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior Visit Website
Research Interests: Tropical forest ecology, climate change, seasonally dry tropical forests, forest restoration, conservation
Ron, James Public Affairs; Political Science Visit Website
Research Interests: human rights & NGOs
Saldanha, Arun Geography, Environment and Society Visit Website
Research Interests: critical race theory, theories of globalization, colonialism, nationalism & mobilities, feminist theory, human-environment interaction
Samatar, Abdi Geography, Environment and Society Visit Website
Research Interests: development theory, agrarian change, ethnicity and social relations, East and South Africa
Schurman, Rachel Sociology; Global Studies Visit Website
Research Interests: agro-food studies, soc movements, environment, Latin America
Shakhsari , Sima GWSS Visit Website
Research Interests: Gender, sexuality, Middle Eastern diaspora
Shirazi, Roozbeh Organizational Leadership, Policy, and Development Visit Website
Skaria, Ajay History; Global Studies Visit Website
Research Interests: environment, nationalism, colonialism, South Asia
Smith, James L. Fisheries, Wildlife and Conservation Biology Visit Website
Research Interests: Biology /conservation of Asian mammals; conservation data bases; metapopulation structure of large mammals, ecosystem management
Stanton, Jessica Public Affairs Visit Website
Research Interests: Political violence, civil wars, terrorism and counterterrorism, international humanitarian law
Sumida Huaman, Elizabeth Organizational Leadership, Policy and Development Visit Website
Research Interests: Comparative Indigenous education research, indigenous knowledge systems, nature-mediated education/place-based education/decolonial education,i ndigenous women’s narratives and transformative human rights
Tageldin, Shaden Cultural Studies & Comparative Literature Visit Website
Research Interests: literatures in English/Arabic/French, empire and post-colonial studies, translation, Egypt
Toscano, William Environmental Health Sciences Visit Website
Research Interests: environmental signaling, endocrine disruption, children's health, global health
Tronto, Joan Political Science Visit Website
Research Interests: theory, ethic of care, care work in global contexts, political theory beyond the western canon
Upadhyay, Bhaskar Curriculum and Instruction Visit Website
Research Interests: Global issues related to immigration, refugees, food security, indigenous experiences, and STEM education
Valentine, David Anthropology Visit Website
Research Interests: Temporality and futurity, language politics, social justice movements, gender and sexuality, queer theory, outer space
Vavrus, Frances Organizational Leadership, Policy, and Development Visit Website
Research Interests: comparative education, anthropology of development, Tanzania
Vavrus, Mary Communication Studies Visit Website
Research Interests: Gender, race, and class in media; media militarism; and political economy of media.
Wilsey, David Master of Development Practice; Public Affairs Visit Website
Research Interests: Sustainable livelihood systems, integrated conservation and development strategies, non-timber forest products, and food systems research
Wright, John African American & African Studies Visit Website
Research Interests: literature, culture of the African Diaspora, USA, Caribbean