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Subject and Degrees

    Concentrations by Subject

    American Studies (minor)

    • American studies (minor)

    Faculty

    Glenn C. Altschuler

    • Campus: Ithaca - (Minor Member)
    • Concentrations: American Studies: American studies

    Edward E. Baptist

    • Campus: Ithaca - (Minor Member)
    • Concentrations: American Studies: American studies
    • Research Interests: American studies

    Richard F Bensel

    • Campus: Ithaca - (Minor Member)
    • Concentrations: American Studies: American studies
    • Research Interests: American political development; state formation; comparative political economy; the United States Congress

    Jeremy H. Braddock

    • Campus: 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

    • Campus: Ithaca - (Minor Member)
    • Concentrations: American Studies: American studies

    Derek S Chang

    • Campus: Ithaca - (Minor Member)
    • 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

    • Campus: Ithaca - (Minor Member)
    • Concentrations: American Studies: American studies
    • Research Interests: American studies

    J. Ellen Gainor

    • Campus: Ithaca - (Minor Member)
    • Concentrations: American Studies: American studies
    • Research Interests: American Drama and Theatre; Women and Theatre

    Maria Cristina Garcia

    • Campus: Ithaca - (Minor Member)
    • Concentrations: American Studies: American studies
    • Research Interests: immigration and ethnic history; folklore

    William Gaskins

    • Campus: 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

    • Campus: 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

    • Campus: Ithaca - (Minor Member)
    • 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

    • Campus: Ithaca - (Minor Member)
    • Concentrations: American Studies: American studies
    • Research Interests: social stratification and inequality; sociology of education; race and ethnicity, mass incarceration

    George Hutchinson

    • Campus: Ithaca - (Minor Member)
    • Concentrations: American Studies: American studies
    • Research Interests: american modernism; african-american literature; race in american culture; Walt Whitman

    Karen Jaime

    • Campus: 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

    • Campus: Ithaca - (Minor Member)
    • Concentrations: American Studies: American studies

    Jonathan David Kirshner

    • Campus: 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

    • Campus: 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

    • Campus: 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

    • Campus: Ithaca - (Minor Member)
    • Concentrations: American Studies: American studies
    • Research Interests: democratic theory, american pragmatism, 19th - 20th century american political thought

    Alejandro Madrid

    • Campus: Ithaca - (Minor Member)
    • Concentrations: American Studies: American studies
    • Research Interests: latino music; masculinities; U.S.-Mexico border; transnationalsim; embodied culture

    Kate McCullough

    • Campus: Ithaca - (Minor Member)
    • Concentrations: American Studies: American studies
    • Research Interests: American studies

    Robert Laurence Moore

    • Campus: Ithaca - (Minor Member)
    • Concentrations: American Studies: American studies
    • Research Interests: American intellectual, cultural, and religious history

    Mary Beth Norton

    • Campus: Ithaca - (Minor Member)
    • Concentrations: American Studies: American studies
    • Research Interests: Women, Early America

    Jon William Parmenter

    • Campus: Ithaca - (Minor Member)
    • Concentrations: American Studies: American studies
    • Research Interests: American studies

    Benjamin Piekut

    • Campus: Ithaca - (Minor Member)
    • Concentrations: American Studies: American studies
    • Research Interests: experimental music, improvisation, cultural studies, jazz, popular music and sound studies

    Steven F Pond

    • Campus: Ithaca - (Minor Member)
    • Concentrations: American Studies: American studies

    Noliwe Rooks

    • Campus: 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

    • Campus: Ithaca - (Minor Member)
    • Concentrations: American Studies: American studies
    • Research Interests: american culture, environmental studies

    Nicholas G. Salvato

    • Campus: 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

    Shirley R Samuels

    • Campus: Ithaca - (Minor Member)
    • Concentrations: American Studies: American studies
    • Research Interests: 18th and 19th century American fiction; American women writers

    Mildred Elizabeth Sanders

    • Campus: Ithaca - (Minor Member)
    • Concentrations: American Studies: American studies
    • Research Interests: american political development, social movements, economics regulation, foreign policy

    Vilma Santiago-Irizarry

    • Campus: Ithaca - (Minor Member)
    • Concentrations: American Studies: American studies
    • Research Interests: ethnicity; language, institutional culture, legal anthropology, ethnographic methods, urban anthropology, Latino cultures

    Martin Allen Shefter

    • Campus: Ithaca - (Minor Member)
    • Concentrations: American Studies: American studies
    • Research Interests: American political history; Urban studies

    Sofia A. Villenas

    • Campus: 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

    • Campus: 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

    Margaret Washington

    • Campus: Ithaca - (Minor Member)
    • Concentrations: American Studies: American studies

    Christopher Wildeman

    • Campus: 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