Research Interests: Fictional Orphans; Popular Culture; Comic Books and Graphic Novels; Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies; Critical Race Theory; Intersectionality; Hot Air Balloons; Narratology; Narrative; Surveillance; American Myth; Identity Formation; Early Twentieth-Century Literature; Roads
Research Interests: Arts of the Americas; History of Design and the Transmission of Ideas; Fashion, Jewelry, and Decorative Arts; Drawings and Prints; Digital Art History
Research Interests: Critical Race Studies, African American Studies, Religious Studies, Education, Jurisprudence, American Legal History
Research Interests: American Art; Visual and Material Culture; Ecocriticism; Waterscape and Landscape; History and Ethics of Collecting; Imperialism; Reception of East Asian art in Europe and the U.S.; Digital Humanities
Research Interests: Intersectional relationship between 18th century religion, education, and the institution of slavery; literacy of enslaved peoples; African American education in colonial Virginia; enslaved narratives and oral histories; race, gender, and power dynamics in the 18th century British Empire; charitable institutions in the British Empire
Research Interests: Historical American Glass, Material Culture, Museum Studies and Historiography, Food Studies, Labor Studies
Research Interests: Indigenous studies and critical Indigenous theory; Indigenous epistemologies and research methodologies; sovereignty and rematriation; Indigenous motherhood; coastal lifeways, ecology, and land-based education.
Research Interests: American interiors, 20th C American Art, Decorative Arts and Design History, Film Studies, Visual and Material Culture, Set Design, Popular Culture.
Research Interests: American Legal History, Southern Literature and Culture, Women’s Literature, African American Studies, Citizenship and Visual Culture, Plantation Material Culture and Every Day Life, The Long Civil Rights Movement, 19th and 20th Century American Literature, African American Literature, Cultural Studies, History and Theory of Race
House, Kathryn Previti
Research Interests: Design history; architecture and interiors; corporate design and identity; world’s fairs; capitalism; consumerism; labor studies; economic novels; museum studies; foodways and food packaging; environmentalism; US socialism and Progressivism
Research Interests: Trauma theory, memory studies, critical theory, catastrophe, digital humanities, contemporary literatures in English, and sound studies
Research Interests: U.S. American history (nineteenth and twentieth centuries), cultural theory and analysis, the politics of imperial governance and colonial epistemologies, Indigenous studies and critical Indigenous theory, critical race and ethnic studies, genealogies of U.S.-Hawaiʻi relations, the politics of inclusion
Research: Affect Studies; Criminal Law and Critique; Critical Legal Studies; Critical Race Studies; Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies; Jurisprudence; Media and Digital Studies; New Materialisms; Postmodernism and Poststructuralism; Psychoanalytic Theory; Queer Archival Methodologies; Temporality Studies; Visual Cultural Studies
Research Interests: 20th-Century American Literature, American Political Culture, Political Theory, Political Communication, Public Diplomacy
Research Interests: Art and Architectural History; Material Culture; Colonial Portraiture of the Americas; Race Theory; Indigenous Populations; Postmodernism and Poststructuralism
Research Interests: Twentieth and Twenty-first century American Literature, Genre Studies, Literary Theory, Critical Race Studies, Narrative
Research Interests: Native American Literature, Culture, and History; Mixed Race Literature; Oral History; Narrative; Early American Literature; Postcolonial Theory; Critical Race Theory; Settler Colonialism; American Mythos; Minority Literatures and Rhetorics.
Research Interests: Arab and Muslim representation in American popular media, the superhero genre, comics studies, and media theory
Research Interests: Environmental History; Craft and Material Culture; Black and Indigenous Studies; Science Studies; Museum Studies; Political Ecology; Legal History; Impacts of Climate Change on Art and Culture
Research Interests: American Religious Studies; Memory and Memorialization; Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies; Folk Music; Public History; Museum Studies; Popular Culture; American Capitalism
Research Interests: Postcolonial studies; Critical Race Theory; Affect and Empathy; Education; Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies; Revolution and Social Movements
Slaby, Christopher J.
Research Interests: Native American History, Environmental Studies, Visual and Material Culture, Vernacular Architecture, the Built Environment, and Cultural Landscapes, Monuments, Memory, and Memorialization, Public History, Parks and Roads, Museum Studies, Popular Culture, the Northeast/New England.
Research Interests: Queer Studies, Race/Racism, Cultural Studies, Social Movements
Research Interests: Popular Culture, Graphic Novels, 20th & 21st century African-American literature, African-American History
Research Interests: Trauma Studies; Queer of Color Critique; Gender Studies; Modern and Contemporary American Literature; New Media Studies; Fat Studies; Minority Literatures and Rhetorics; Performance Studies; Writing Center Pedagogy
Research Interests: Media and Cultural Studies, Film Studies and Visual Culture, History of American Media and Technology, American Capitalism, Late Nineteenth-Century and Twentieth-Century U.S. Cultural and Intellectual History
Research Interests: Nineteenth and Twentieth Century United States cultural and social history; memory and trauma studies; immigration studies; Jewish American history and culture; Yiddish language and culture
Research Interests: Art access; traveling exhibitions; mobility studies; museum studies; 19th-20th-century American art; digital humanities