Michelle Christian studies global political economy through a critical race framework with an emphasis on work and labor.
Humanities & Social Science Experts
Maria Stehle specializes in German and European cultural studies, gender and media studies, and cultural histories of Germany since 1945.
Cat Shteynberg has worked for over ten years in curatorial, digital storytelling, social media, and research positions in major national archives and national and academic museums.
Jon Shefner’s research focuses on Latin America and globalization, as well as global austerity. His recent research focuses on the green economy and community engagement.
Victor Ray’s research interests include race and ethnicity, gender and discrimination.
De Ann Pendry’s research focuses on immigration history and politics.
Ashley Maynor’s research focuses on how communities commemorate and manage public tragedies, such as the Virginia Tech tragedy, and Boston Marathon bombing.
Asafa Jalata is interested in racial and ethnic studies, global studies, and human rights.
Robert Durán is an assistant professor of sociology. His research focuses on gangs, officer-involved shootings, juvenile justice, racial and ethnic inequality, and the U.S.-Mexico border.
Harry F. Dahms, associate professor of sociology, is interested in classical, contemporary and critical theory; economic sociology; history of ideas; comparative sociology; and sociology and science fiction film with special focus on The Matrix Trilogy.