Professor of Art
B.A., Wellesley College; M.A., Ph.D., Yale University
Art Historian focusing on the art and visual culture of the United States. Interests include the intersection of art and science, ecocriticism, landscape imagery, sentimentalism, and Disney.
Associate Professor of English
B.A., Queens College; M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., Yale University
Teaches modernism, contemporary American fiction and poetry, ethnic literature, and urban literature and photography.
Mary Jewett Gaiser Professor of English
B.A., Tufts University; M.A., Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University
Expert in nineteenth and early twentieth century American literature; Shakespeare; and modernism in the arts.
Assistant Professor of Psychology
B.A., Rutgers University; Ph.D., University of California (Berkeley)
Research explores how culture and family processes influence development and mental health across the lifespan.
Professor of Women’s and Gender Studies
B.A., University of California (Riverside); M.A., University of California (Santa Barbara); Ph.D., University of California (Santa Cruz)
Engaged in research on Asian American visual histories in photography, film, and popular culture.
Professor of Africana Studies
B.A., M.A., Fordham University; Ph.D., Cornell University
Expert on Caribbean literature and Caribbean intellectual history.
Deffenbaugh de Hoyos Carlson Professor in the Social Sciences; Professor of Sociology
B.A., Saint Michael’s College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Virginia
Associate Professor of American Studies
A.B., Harvard College; B.A., M.A., Trinity College (Cambridge); M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., Yale University
Interdisciplinary scholar with focus on American literature; biographer of the James family; historian of the Belle Époque.
Jean Glasscock Professor of Sociology
B.A., Brandeis University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania
Class of 1949 Professor in Ethics; Associate Professor of American Studies
A.B., Swarthmore College; Ph.D., Harvard University
Qualitative sociologist focusing on race, class, gender, and cultural production.
Professor of Religion
B.A., Carleton College; M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., Columbia University
An educator and a scholar in the comparative and historical study of religion with a focus on Asia, as the word "Asia" is understood historically and broadly to include West Asia, South Asia and East Asia.
Professor of English
A.B., Harvard College; Ph.D., Yale University
My research and teaching span two areas, British eighteenth and nineteenth century prose fiction, and Asian American literature.
Luella LaMer Slaner Professor in Latin American Studies; Professor of Sociology
B.A., Brandeis University; M.S., Columbia University; Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Elisabeth Luce Moore Professor of Christian Studies; Professor of Religion
B.A., Dickinson College; Ph.D., Harvard University
Academic and public interpreter of religion in American history in the Colonial, Revolutionary, and Early National periods.
Associate Professor of History
B.A., University of Tennessee (Knoxville); M.A., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin (Madison)
Historian of race, slavery, space, and the state in the late colonial and early national eras.
Assistant Professor of American Studies
B.A., Harvard University; M.A., Ph.D., University of California (Berkeley)
Interdisciplinary scholar studying race and ethnic identities and popular culture in Latin America and U.S. Latina/o communities.
Anne Pierce Rogers Professor of American Literature; Professor of English
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Columbia University
Americanist, translator, performer (music, theater), verse-writer, pacifist.
Professor of English
A.B., Princeton University; M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., Columbia University
Studies and teaches American poetry and film, focusing particularly on contemporary poetry and classic Hollywood cinema.
Associate Professor Emeritus of English
B.A., Southwestern University (Memphis); M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., Yale University
Teaching interests include Southern literature, British cinema, and lyric traditions in gospel music.