Graduate Students


Administrative Staff

Core Faculty

Michelle Berry.

Michelle Berry

Assistant Professor (Career Track)

Director of Undergraduate Studies

Eithne Lubheid

Eithne Luibheid Ph.D.

Acting Department Head

Director of Graduate Studies


Bill Simmons lecturing.

William Paul Simmons Ph.D.

Director, Human Rights Practice Program


Emma Perez

Emma Pérez

Research Social Scientist


Stephanie Troutman Robbins

Department Head, on sabbatical for AY 22-23

Research Faculty

Claudia Powell

Associate Research Social Scientist, SW Institute for Research on Women

Affiliated Faculty

Andrea J. Romero Ph.D.

Professor and VP for Faculty Affairs

Kamran Talattof Ph.D.

Professor, School of Middle Eastern and North African Studies, School of Middle Eastern/North

Aileen A. Feng Ph.D.

Associate Professor, French and Italian

Beverly A. Seckinger MFA

Professor, School of Theatre, Film & Television

Cheryl Ann Knott

Professor, School of Information (Tenured)

Jamie Ann Lee

Assistant Professor

Diane Austin Ph.D.

Research Anthropologist

Director of School of Anthropology

Anne Betteridge Ph.D.

Director, Center for Middle Eastern Studies

Dev Bose

Associate Professor of Practice (Career Track)

Maritza Cardenas

Director of Global Studies; Associate Professor, English (Tenured)

Javier Duran Ph.D.

Director, Confluence Center - in the Office of the Vice President for Research

Associate Professor, Spanish & Portuguese

Jill Guernsey de Zapien

Director, Border/Transborder and Binational Public Health

Leila Hudson

Associate Professor, Modern Middle East Culture & Political Economy

Joela Jacobs, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of German Studies

Mary Jo Fox Ph.D.

Professor and Research Social Scientist, American Indian Studies

Kimberly Jones

Vice Dean, Academic Affairs-College of Humanities

John Paul (JP) Jones

Dean, International Education

Professor, Geography/Regional Devel (Tenured)

Professor, Public Health (Non-Tenure Eligible)

Simin Karimi Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Linguistics

Mary Koss Ph.D.

Regents’ Professor for Department of Health Promotion Sciences

Barbara Kosta Ph.D.

Professor and Department Head, German Studies

Ivy L. Pike Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Anthropology

Meg Lota Brown

Associate Dean, Professional Development

Professor, English (Tenured)

Associate Vice Provost, Academic Affairs

Louise M. Roth Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Sociology

Susan M. White Ph.D.

Professor of Film and Literature, Department of English

Jill M. Williams

Director, Women in Science and Engineering Program

Farid Matuk

Associate Professor, English (Tenured)

Leerom Medovoi Ph.D.

Professor, Department of English

Maha Nassar

Associate Professor, School of Middle Eastern and North African Studies

David Ortiz

Associate Professor, History (Tenured)

Anna O’Leary Ph.D.

Department Head/ Mexican American Studies

Erika Perez Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of History

Jadwiga Pieper Mooney Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of History

Eric Plemons

Associate Professor of Anthropology

Beth Plummer

Associate Professor

Denis Provencher

Head, Department of French & Italian Professor of French

Hai Ren Ph.D.

Associate Professor, East Asian Studies and Anthropology

Faith S. Harden

Associate Professor

Karen Seat Ph.D.

Director, Religious Studies Program

Associate Professor of Religious Studies

Tyina Steptoe

Associate Professor, History (Tenured)

Associate Professor, Applied Intercultural Arts Research - GIDP (Non-Tenure Eligible)

Melissa Tatum

Research Professor of Law

Michelle Tellez

Assistant Professor, Tenure Track

Emeritus Faculty

Myra Dinnerstein Ph.D.

Research Professor Emerita

Elizabeth Lapovsky Kennedy Ph.D.

Professor of Women's Studies and English

Adam M. Geary, PhD.

Associate Professor (Career-track) Emeritus

Patricia MacCorquodale Ph.D.

Professor and Dean Emerita, Honors College

Judy Temple Ph.D.

Professor of Gender and Women's Studies and English