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Department of American Studies College of Arts and Sciences
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Core Faculty

FACULTY MEMBER CONTACT RESEARCH AREAS
Picture of Paul AndersonPaul Anderson
Associate Professor
paa2 atiu.edu
Ballantine Hall 608
(812) 856-4150
The cultural study of 20th century U.S. music, 20th century African-American history, American Studies methodologies, critical theory affect theory, U.S. arts and popular culture
Yarí Rios Cruz
Visiting Assistant Professor
yacruzri atiu.edu
Ballantine Hall 611
(812) 856-7718
Picture of Lessie Jo FrazierLessie Jo Frazier
Associate Professor
frazierl atindiana.edu
Lindley Hall 330C
(812) 856-0402
Political culture in the Americas, the intersection of cultural studies theories of power, subjectivity, and ideology, gender, and sexuality
Picture of Vivian HalloranVivian Nun Halloran
Professor
vhallora atindiana.edu
Ballantine Hall 524
(812) 856-5653
Depictions of slavery in both literature and museums, literary theory, postmodernism, cultural identities, feminism, queer and gender theory, non-fiction narratives
Picture of Karen M. InouyeKaren M. Inouye
Chair
Associate Professor
kinouye atindiana.edu
Ballantine Hall 603
(812) 855-9614
Asian American & Asian Canadian Studies, Transnational American Studies
Picture of Sonia LeeSonia Lee
Director of Undergraduate Studies
Associate Professor
soslee atiu.edu
Ballantine Hall 606
Latino and African American history, politics of modern medicine, race, ethnicity
Picture of Rasul MowattRasul Mowatt
Director of Graduate Studies
Associate Professor
ramowatt atindiana.edu
School of Public Health 133
(812) 855-3089
Social justice, cultural studies, critical pedagogy, and leisure behavior
Picture of Micol SeigelMicol Seigel
Professor
mseigel atindiana.edu
Ballantine Hall 607
(812) 855-7707
Policing, prisons, and race in the Americas; popular culture; Brazil; The Cold War; Postcolonial, racial and queer theory
Picture of Maisha WesterMaisha Wester
Associate Professor
mwester atindiana.edu
Ballantine Hall 609
(812) 855-2082
African American Literature, American Literature, American horror film, Gothic tropes in social and political discourses
Picture of Phoebe WolfskillPhoebe Wolfskill
Assistant Professor
pwolfski atindiana.edu
Ballantine Hall 610
(812) 855-5610
African American Art history; the Harlem/Negro Renaissance and WPA art; race in American art; caricature, stereotype, and appropriation in art and visual culture