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Area of Expertise: American Studies

Axelrad, Allan M.

Professor Emeritus of African American Studies

Areas of Knowledge
  • James Fenimore Cooper
  • 19th century American cultural history
  • Mythic American West

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Ball, Erica L.

Professor of American Studies

Chair of African American Studies

Areas of Knowledge
  • Slavery in American History and Memory
  • Race in American Popular Culture
  • African American History
  • Culture and History of the Black Middle Class
  • African American Print Culture
  • Nineteenth and Early Twentieth-Century African American Women's History and Activism

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Golub, Adam

Associate Professor of American Studies

Areas of Knowledge
  • Monsters and American Culture
  • Childhood and youth culture
  • Popular culture
  • History of U.S. education

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Gradilla, Alexandro J.

Associate Professor of Chicana and Chicano Studies

Areas of Knowledge
  • Non-western thought
  • Bioethics
  • Cultural competency
  • Male circumcision (medical)
  • Mexican immigration
  • Latino identity in the US
  • White privilege
  • First generation college students
  • Mentorship
  • Men's Studies
  • Maleness and masculinity
  • Marxist/Anarchist theory

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Hargraves, Hunter

Assistant Professor of Cinema and Television Arts

Areas of Knowledge
  • television criticism
  • popular culture studies
  • television history

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Hobson, Wayne K.

Professor of American Studies (Emeritus)

Areas of Knowledge
  • United States cultural history
  • 19th and 20th centuries
  • Public memory (historical museums, commemorations, documentaries, etc.)
  • Images of crime and violence and famous trials

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Ibson, John D.

Professor of American Studies

Areas of Knowledge
  • American men's history (especially men's various relationships with each other) and current situation
  • Sexual orientation in the U.S. - history and current situation
  • Prejudice in the United States
  • 1960s America

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Lane, Carrie M.

Professor of American Studies

Areas of Knowledge
  • unemployment
  • job loss
  • business history
  • corporate culture
  • community

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Lewinnek, Elaine

Assistant Professor of American Studies

Areas of Knowledge
  • suburbs
  • home financing
  • urban history
  • progressive era
  • bicycle activism
  • consumer culture

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Lystra, Karen A.

Professor of American Studies, Emeritus

Areas of Knowledge
  • Courtship, marriage, love and sexuality in the 19th century
  • Mark Twain and family

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McConnell, Craig S.

Associate Professor of Liberal Studies

Areas of Knowledge
  • history of 19th and 20th century physics
  • history of astronomy
  • history of cosmology
  • science popularization
  • Cold War culture
  • literature and science

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Parry, Tyler D.

Associate Professor of African American Studies

Areas of Knowledge
  • Slavery in History and Memory
  • African Diaspora
  • Comparative Slavery
  • Atlantic History
  • Colonialism
  • American Slavery
  • History of Marriage
  • Animal Studies
  • "N-Word" Studies

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Sekhon, Sharon

Lecturer in American Studies, Asian American Studies, University Honors Program

Areas of Knowledge
  • History

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Sheehan, Rebecca A.

Associate Professor of Cinema and Television Arts

Areas of Knowledge
  • American Avant-Garde Cinema
  • Sculpture and Cinema
  • Film and Philosophy
  • Border Cinema
  • Early American and German Cinema
  • Experimental Cinema and Modernist Poetics

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Sparks, Anthony

Assistant Professor of Cinema and Television Arts

Areas of Knowledge
  • Television Industry/Media Industry Studies
  • Television Writing/Screenwriting
  • Politics & Performance Studies
  • African American Culture & Politics

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Steiner, Michael C.

Professor of American Studies, Emeritus

Areas of Knowledge
  • American culture
  • Regionalism
  • Architecture
  • Built environments especially in the Midwest, West and California
  • Hungary and Poland
  • International American Studies

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