Full-time Faculty

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  • Jennifer Ashley

    Jennifer Ashley

    Associate Professor

    Digital media, television, news media, melodrama, parody, science and technology studies, Political subjectivity, politics of affect, democratic transition, social movements, human rights, memory, urban studies, Latin America

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  • James P Blevins

    James P Blevins

    Interim Director

    Professor

    morphology, syntax, quantitative/computational linguistics, history of ideas

  • Johanna Bockman

    Johanna Bockman

    Associate Professor

    Globalization, neoliberalism, economic sociology, Eastern Europe, socialism and postsocialism, gentrification, Washington, DC

  • Lisa C Breglia

    Lisa C Breglia

    Associate Professor

    Globalization; Energy, Environment and Sustainability; Political economy of resources; Museums, Heritage, Cultural Policy; Tourism; Mexico, Latin America; Ethnography

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  • Jason Dunick

    Jason Dunick

    Associate Professor

    labor economics, education policy, economics of development, and undergraduate pedagogy in economics

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  • Niklas Hultin

    Niklas Hultin

    Assistant Professor

    West Africa, Scandinavia, political and legal anthropology, human rights, law and law enforcement, small arms, information practices, migration, urban studies

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  • Yasemin Ipek

    Yasemin Ipek

    Assistant Professor

    Nationalism, sectarianism, transnational Islamic humanitarianism, activism and civil society, the Middle East

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  • Younsung Kim

    Younsung Kim

    Associate Professor

    Environmental governance, climate change policy, corporate environmentalism and public policy, public policy analysis and evaluation

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  • Mariely Lopez-Santana

    Mariely Lopez-Santana

    Associate Professor

    Comparative welfare states, comparative federalism (including intergovernmental relations, multilevel governance, and decentralization), Europeanization, governance (international and domestic).

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  • Peter Mandaville

    Peter Mandaville

    Professor of International Affairs

    Islam, globalization, development, international relations

  • Eric McGlinchey

    Eric McGlinchey

    Associate Professor

    Comparative politics, Central Asian regime change, political Islam, effects of information communication technology on state and society

  • Sara Regina Mitcho

    Sara Regina Mitcho

    Assistant Director

    Assistant Professor

    Social movements, gender, race, protest, ethics, violence/nonviolence

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  • Jonathon Repinecz

    Jonathon Repinecz

    Associate Professor

    Modern African literatures and cultures; Modern francophone literatures and cultures; Intersections of literature and anthropology; Genocide studies; Folklore and oral literature; Postcolonial theory; Wolof (advanced reading) and Swahili (beginner).

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  • Paul Smith

    Paul Smith

    Professor

    Political economy and culture, globalization, media and technology, critical race and gender theory

  • Byunghwan Son

    Byunghwan Son

    Associate Professor

    International & Comparative political economy, Exchange rates, Economic crisis, Democratization, Asian Politics

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  • Caroline S. West

    Caroline S. West

    Assistant Professor

    visual culture, photography, political economy, gender/race theory, political economy, globalization

  • Matthew E. West

    Matthew E. West

    Assistant Professor

    Globalization; legal and economic anthropology; the anthropology of science and technology; patents, copyright, property, and piracy; creativity, copying, and the knowledge economy; semiotics; social media; environmental capitalism; China; Hong Kong; Taiwan.