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American Studies (minor)

Field Description

Although there is no formally structured graduate program in American Studies, students in English, Government or History who wish to offer an American Studies as a minor field should constitute their graduate special committees so as to reflect that choice. In any case, students should discuss this matter with their graduate field representative.

This is a minor field. Application for admission is made only to the major fields. After matriculation, a student may select minor subjects from the major or minor fields.

 

Contact Information

Website: http://americanstudies.cornell.edu/
Email: american_studies@cornell.edu
Phone: 607 255-0097

402 Morrill Hall
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853-0000

 

Subject and Degrees

Concentrations by Subject

American Studies (minor)

  • American studies (minor)

Faculty

Glenn C. Altschuler - (Ithaca) - (Minor Member)
Concentrations: American Studies: American studies
Concentrations: American Studies: American studies Research Interests: American studies
Richard F Bensel - (Ithaca)
Concentrations: American Studies: American studies Research Interests: American political development; state formation; comparative political economy; the United States Congress
Jeremy H. Braddock - (Ithaca) - (Minor Member)
Concentrations: American Studies: American studies Research Interests: 20th century american literature and culture, modernism, cultural institutions, media and book history
Mary Pat Brady - (Ithaca)
Concentrations: American Studies: American studies
Derek S Chang - (Ithaca)
Concentrations: American Studies: American studies Research Interests: Asian American, African American, and 19th Century U.S. history; U.S. race relations; American religion
Eric T Cheyfitz - (Ithaca)
Concentrations: American Studies: American studies Research Interests: American studies
J. Ellen Gainor - (Ithaca)
Concentrations: American Studies: American studies Research Interests: American Drama and Theatre; Women and Theatre
Concentrations: American Studies: American studies Research Interests: immigration and ethnic history; folklore
William Gaskins - (Ithaca) - (Minor Member)
Concentrations: American Studies: American studies Research Interests: race and representation; cinema and portraiture; contemporary art and the politics of visual culture
Frederic Wright Gleach - (Ithaca) - (Minor Member)
Concentrations: American Studies: American studies Research Interests: Native North America, Puerto Rico and Cuba; textual, material and visual culture; tourism; history of American anthropology.
Sabine Haenni - (Ithaca)
Concentrations: American Studies: American studies Research Interests: merican cinema; silent film; mass culture; cinema in the context of other media (including theater); theories of race and ethnicity; immigrant cultures, urban studies
Anna R. Haskins - (Ithaca) - (Minor Member)
Concentrations: American Studies: American studies Research Interests: social stratification and inequality; sociology of education; race and ethnicity, mass incarceration
George Hutchinson - (Ithaca) - (Minor Member)
Concentrations: American Studies: American studies Research Interests: american modernism; african-american literature; race in american culture; Walt Whitman
Karen Jaime - (Ithaca) - (Minor Member)
Concentrations: American Studies: American studies Research Interests: film and culture; spoken word poetry; hip-hop theatre studies; critical race theory; women of color feminisms and queer color critique
Mary Fainsod Katzenstein - (Ithaca) - (Minor Member)
Concentrations: American Studies: American studies
Jonathan David Kirshner - (Ithaca) - (Minor Member)
Concentrations: American Studies: American studies Research Interests: international relations, money and finance, political economy and national security, politics and film
Julilly Kohler-Hausmann - (Ithaca) - (Minor Member)
Concentrations: American Studies: American studies Research Interests: US political and social history after World War II; the welfare-state and mass-incarceration
Oneka LaBennett - (Ithaca) - (Minor Member)
Concentrations: American Studies: American studies Research Interests: popular youth culture; race, gender and consumption; urban anthropology; caribbean migration and diaspora
Alexander Livingston - (Ithaca) - (Minor Member)
Concentrations: American Studies: American studies Research Interests: democratic theory, american pragmatism, 19th - 20th century american political thought
Alejandro Madrid - (Ithaca) - (Minor Member)
Concentrations: American Studies: American studies Research Interests: latino music; masculinities; U.S.-Mexico border; transnationalsim; embodied culture
Concentrations: American Studies: American studies Research Interests: American studies
Concentrations: American Studies: American studies Research Interests: American intellectual, cultural, and religious history
Mary Beth Norton - (Ithaca)
Concentrations: American Studies: American studies Research Interests: Women, Early America
Concentrations: American Studies: American studies Research Interests: American studies
Benjamin Piekut - (Ithaca) - (Minor Member)
Concentrations: American Studies: American studies Research Interests: experimental music, improvisation, cultural studies, jazz, popular music and sound studies
Steven F Pond - (Ithaca)
Concentrations: American Studies: American studies
Noliwe Rooks - (Ithaca) - (Minor Member)
Concentrations: American Studies: American studies Research Interests: racial implication of beauty and fashion; racial inequality in education; race, migration and urbanization; black women's studies
Aaron J. Sachs - (Ithaca) - (Minor Member)
Concentrations: American Studies: American studies Research Interests: american culture, environmental studies
Nicholas G. Salvato - (Ithaca) - (Minor Member)
Concentrations: American Studies: American studies Research Interests: american cinema and media; 20th century theatre and performance; television and popular culture; feminist and queer theory
Concentrations: American Studies: American studies Research Interests: 18th and 19th century American fiction; American women writers
Mildred Elizabeth Sanders - (Ithaca) - (Minor Member)
Concentrations: American Studies: American studies Research Interests: american political development, social movements, economics regulation, foreign policy
Concentrations: American Studies: American studies Research Interests: ethnicity; language, institutional culture, legal anthropology, ethnographic methods, urban anthropology, Latino cultures
Concentrations: American Studies: American studies Research Interests: American political history; Urban studies
Sofia A. Villenas - (Ithaca) - (Minor Member)
Concentrations: American Studies: American studies Research Interests: anthropology of education, critical race studies, latina/chicana germinisms, civic education, ethnography and narrative
Sara L. Warner - (Ithaca) - (Minor Member)
Concentrations: American Studies: American studies Research Interests: performance studies; theories of sex, gender and sexuality; theater and social change; the american prison system
Concentrations: American Studies: American studies
Christopher Wildeman - (Ithaca) - (Minor Member)
Concentrations: American Studies: American studies Research Interests: consequences of mass imprisonment for inequality, with emphasis on families, health, and children; child welfare and the foster care system