Faculty in Social Studies Teacher Education
AFFILIATES and Visiting scholars
Abena Ampofoa Asare
Africana Studies Interests: Contemporary Africa, international human rights, penal abolition, truth and reconciliation, historical justice, historical theory.
Social Studies Education Interests: United States Cultural and Intellectual history, History of the United States in the 20th Century, History of Education in the United States
Michael A. Bernstein
Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs Interests: Economic and political history of the United States, macroeconomic theory, industrial organization economics, history of economic theory.
Hispanic Languages & Literature Interests: Caribbean literatures, poetry, Latin American essay writing, sound studies, and transatlantic literary crossings in the first half of the twentieth century.
Hispanic Languages & Literature Interests: Epic poetry, textual criticism, historiography and colonial geography of transatlantic South America.
Africana Studies Interests: Modern and contemporary Africa, migration and diaspora, modernity and modernization, urbanization.
Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Interests: Gender, sexuality, queer and feminist theory, U.S. queer and feminist history, popular and mass culture in the postwar era, critical theory
Visiting Scholar Interests: Modern global and European history, international law and institutions, gender, U.S. legal history.
Erika Supria Honisch
Music Interests: music, politics, and religious culture in early modern Europe, historical sound studies, music’s materialities, historiography, and music in ritual.
Sociology Interests: Political Sociology, Comparative Historical Sociology, Globalization, Collective Memory Studies
Art Interests: European Renaissance and Baroque Art, Italian Sculpture, Early Modern Europe and the Americas, Early Modern Art Theory
Zebulon Vance Miletsky
Africana Studies Interests: Recent African-American history, civil rights and black power, urban history, mixed race and biracial identity, hip-hop studies
English Interests: Early American; Native American; Media and Memory Studies
Technology and Society Interests: Global history, science, technology
Hispanic Languages and Literatures Interests: Travel writing, war, state power, global capital, Southern Cone, Brazil, Amazon
Kathleen M. Vernon
Hispanic Languages and Literatures Interests: contemporary Spanish and Latin American cinema, literature and popular culture
Hispanic Languages and Literatures Interests: social movements, working-class organization, carceral studies, archival studies, 19th-century Iberian studies, Spanish/Catalan popular music
Nicholas Hoover Wilson
Sociology Interests: Historical sociology, political sociology, political economy, social theory, colonialism and empire, British Studies