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Blakey, Michael
NEH Professor, Anthropology and American Studies
Office: Washington Hall 112
Phone: 757-221-7681
Email: [[mlblak]]
Areas of Specialization: Biological anthropology, biohistory, skeletal biology; North America, African diaspora

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Braddock, Alan
Ralph H. Wark Associate Professor Art History & American Studies
Office (Art History): Andrews 206C
Phone: (757) 221-2250
Email : [[acbraddock]]
Areas of Specialization: American Art, ecology, environmental justice, and animal studies


Donnor, Jamel K.
William and Martha Clairborne Stephens Distinguished Associate Professor
Office: 3064
Phone: 757-221-6202
Email: [[e|jkdonnor]]
Areas of Expertise: Social Theory, School Desegregation, Civil Rights and Education, Qualitative Research Methodology, Education Policy, Intercollegiate Athletics and the American University, College Sports Scandals

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Griffin, Monica
Director of Engaged Scholarship and the Sharpe Community Scholars Program; Affiliate, American Studies
Phone: 757-221-2460
E-mail: [[e|mdgrif]]

Gundaker, Grey
Duane A. and Virginia S. Dittman Professor of American Studies and Anthropology
Phone: 757-221-1273
Office: Rm 117 Washington Hall and Samuel E Jones House Room 214
E-mail: [[gxgund]]
Areas of Specialization: Expressive culture, visual anthropology, education, learning and literacies, African American, Euro-American; United States, West Indies


Knight, Arthur
Associate Professor, American Studies and English
Office: Tucker Hall 118
Office Hours: Tuesdays 2-3 and Wednesdays 10:30-11:30
Zoom Office Hours: {{}}
Phone: 757-221-7517
Email: [[iaknig]]

Lelievre, Michelle
Associate Professor of American Studies & Anthropology
Office: Rm 117 Washington Hall and Samuel E Jones House Room 216
Phone: 757-221-1957
E-mail: [[malelievre]]
Areas of specialization: Mobility; Indigenous sovereignty; Political subjectivity; Socio-cultural theory; Space, place and landscape; Northeastern North America; Decolonizing pedagogies and collaborative research methods; Heritage and museum studies; History of anthropology and archaeology; Oral history
Education: PhD, Anthropology, University of Chicago (2012); MPhil, Archaeology, University of Cambridge (2000); BA, Anthropology and Classical Archaeology, McGill University (1998)

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Losh, Elizabeth
Associate Professor of English and American Studies
Office: Tucker Hall 024 and Samuel E. Jones House 318
Office Hours: Tuesdays 1-3 Morton 140
Phone: 757-221-3636


McGovern, Charles
Director of Undergraduate Studies, American Studies; Associate Professor, American Studies and History
Office: Samuel E. Jones House, 219
Phone: 757-221-1296
Email: [[cfmcgo]]
Regional Areas of Research: United States
Thematic Areas of Research: Cultural/Intellectual, Economic History and Capitalism, Popular Culture and Media


Meyer, Leisa
Director of American Studies; Community Studies Professor of History, American Studies and Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies
Office: College Apartments 203
Email: [[ldmeye]]
Regional Areas of Research: United States
Thematic Areas of Research: Cultural/Intellectual, Popular Culture and Media, Women, Gender, and Sexuality


Rosen, Hannah
Director of Graduate Studies, American Studies; Associate Professor of History and American Studies
Office: Blair 305
Email: [[hrosen]]
Phone: 757-221-1347
Regional Areas of Research: United States
Thematic Areas of Research: African American, American South, Cultural/Intellectual, Race and Ethnicity, Social and Labor, Women, Gender, and Sexuality


Sawaya, Francesca
Professor of American Studies & English
Office: Samuel E. Jones House #209
Office Hours: Monday - Friday 9-5 and by appointment
Zoom Office Hours: {{ }}
Phone: 757-221-1288
Email: [[fsawaya]]

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Stow, Simon
Marshall Professor of Government and American Studies
Office: Chancellors 352, 757-221-3048
Links: [[sastow, Email]] and {{, Webpage}}
Office Hours: Thursday 9:00 am–11:00 am
Research Interests: Political Theory; Race; American Politics; Public Mourning; Politics and Literature

Thompson, Kara
Assistant Professor, English and American Studies; Affiliate, American Studies

Weiss, M. Lynn
Associate Professor of English and American Studies
Office: Samuel E. Jones House 207
Office Hours: Thursday 12:50-1:50 and by appointment only
Email: [[mlweis]]