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

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

TJ Boisseau
BRNG 6162
Associate Professor of Women’s, Gender, & Sexuality Studies Program
Nadia E. Brown
BRNG 2232
(765) 494-0460
Associate Professor of Political Science, and African-American Studies; University Scholar

American Politics
African American Studies
Women and Politics

Cheryl Cooky
(765) 496-2857
Associate Professor of American 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
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
Associate Professor of American Studies; Director of 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
Assistant Professor of English and Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
Sandor Goodhart
HEAV 438
Professor of English

Theory & Cultural Studies

Benjamin Lawton
SC 139
(765) 494-3860
Associate Professor of Italian; Interim Director of Film & Video Studies; Chair of Italian Studies

Cinema, Medieval and Renaissance studies, Italian/American studies, cultural studies, Italian studies

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

British Literature

Alfred Lopez
(765) 494-2764
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

Shannon McMullen
FPRD 202
(765) 494-0160
Associate Professor of Art and Design and American Studies

Art, Culture & Technology, American Studies

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

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

Venetria K. Patton
BRNG 6176
(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
REC 301
Assistant Professor of Religious Studies

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

Victor Raskin
HEAV 441
(765) 494-3782
Distinguished Professor


Charles Ross
HEAV 313
(765) 494-3729
Professor; Director of 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 of 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

Melinda S. Zook
UNIV 327
(765) 494-4134
Professor of History, Director of Cornerstone Integrated Liberal Arts

Early Modern European History, Tudor-Stuart England, Political Thought and Culture, Women and Gender

Visiting Assistant Professor

Troy D McKay

Visiting Professor, Film and Video Studies

Courtesy Faculty

Colleen L. Gabauer

Managing Director // Office of Interdisciplinary Graduate Programs

Graduate Students

Ashley Albrecht

Ph.D. Candidate
Alyssia Ashkevron

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

Ph.D. Student, Philosophy & Literature
Matthew L. Kroll

Ph.D. Candidate, Philosophy & Literature
Ibrahim Marazka

Graduate Student, Phil/Lit SIS
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
Lynn Parrish
SC G080
Graduate Student/Philosophy & Literature/TA
Jason Rose

Ph.D. Student, Philosophy & Literature
Strand Sheldahl-Thomason

Ph.D. Student

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