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Faculty

Academic Director

Ron Krabill: Associate Professor
Adjunt Professor: Communications, UW Seattle; Culture, Communication and Media Studies, University of KwaZulu-Natal
Ph.D., Sociology & Historical Studies, New School for Social Research
Areas of expertise: Social Movements, Media, Postcolonial Studies, Southern Africa, Public Scholarship

Core Faculty

CAnderson-2.jpgRebecca Aanerud: Senior Lecturer
Ph.D., English, University of Washington
Areas of expertise: Feminist/Womanist Theory, Critical Race and Whiteness Studies, Wisdom Studies, Ethics and Social Justice Studies.

 

CAnderson-2.jpgChristian Anderson: Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Geography, The Graduate Center of the City University of New York
Areas of expertise: Cities and Urban Processes, Everyday Life, Inequality and Social Justice, Geography and Social Space, Ethnography

Dan Berger: Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Communication, University of Pennsylvania
Areas of expertise: American Studies, Critical Race Theory, Social Movements, Prison Studies, Media and Cultural Studies


 

Bruce BurgettLauren Berliner: Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Communication, University of California, San Diego
Areas of expertise: Critical Pedagogy, Media Studies, Gender and Sexuality Studies, Visual Studies, Digital Media Studies, Film and Media Production, Youth Media
 

Bruce BurgettBruce Burgett: Professor
Ph.D., English, University of California, Berkeley
Areas of expertise: American Studies, Cultural Studies, Gender and Queer Studies, Critical Race Studies, Public Culture
 

S. CharusheelaS. Charusheela: Associate Professor
Ph.D., Economics, University of Massachusetts, Amherst 
 

 

Sarah Dowling: Assistant Professor
Ph.D., English, University of Pennsylvania
Areas of expertise: Modern and Contemporary Literature, Gender and Sexuality Studies, Ethnic Studies, Creative Writing and Poetics.
 

Ben GardnerBen Gardner: Associate Professor
Ph.D., Geography, University of California, Berkeley
Areas of expertise: Global, Cultural and Environmental Politics, Africa, Development, Cultural Geography.
 

 


Susan Harewood: Associate Professor
Ph.D., University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign
Areas of expertise: Media and Communication Studies, Caribbean Studies, Cultural Studies, Postcolonial Studies, Popular Music Studies.


Kari LerumKari Lerum: Associate Professor
Adjunct Professor: Women Studies, UW Seattle
Ph.D., Sociology, University of Washington
Areas of expertise: Gender, Sexuality, Organizations, Culture, Visual Studies.
 

Jed MurrJed Murr: Lecturer
Ph.D., English, University of Washington
Areas of expertise: American Studies, Cultural Studies, Critical Race and Ethnic Studies, Popular Visual, Literary, and Sonic Cultures, Violence and Social Movements.

 

Joe MilutisYolanda Padilla: Assistant Professor
Ph.D., English, University of Chicago
Areas of expertise: Theories of Race and Subject Formation, Border Studies, Study of Race, Gender, and Sexuality in the Americas.
 

 

Julie ShayneJulie Shayne: Senior Lecturer
Affiliate Associate Professor: Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies, Latin American and Caribbean Studies, UW Seattle
Ph.D., Sociology, University of California at Santa Barbara
M.A., Women Studies, San Francisco State University
Areas of expertise: Feminism and Revolution in Latin America and the diaspora, Social Movements and Culture, Political Exile, and Critical Development Studies.

Eric Stewart: Associate Professor
Ph.D., Clinical-Community Psychology, University of Illinois
Areas of expertise: Community Psychology, Prevention and Promotion, Theories of Change, Queers, Cultural History of HIV/AIDS, Research Methods.
 

Amoshaun Toft: Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Communications, University of Washington
Areas of expertise: Discourse and Language, Media Studies, Technology and Society, Network Studies, Social Movements, Poverty and Homelessness

 

 Affiliate Faculty

Leslie AshbaughLeslie Ashbaugh: Lecturer
Ph.D., Anthropology, Northwestern University
Areas of expertise: Global Studies, Society, Ethics and Human Behavior.

 

Miriam BarthaMiriam Bartha: Director of Graduate Programs, IAS
Ph.D., English, Rutgers University
Areas of expertise: Humanities, Public Scholarship, Cultural Studies.

 

Johanna Crane: Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Medical Anthropology, University of California San Francisco/Berkeley
Areas of expertise: Anthropology of Medicine, Illness, and the Body; Global Health and Inequality; Social Studies of Science and Technology; Postcolonial Technoscience.
 

Jeanne HeuvingJeanne Heuving: Professor
Ph.D., University of Washington, English
Areas of expertise: Cultural Studies, Gender and Sexuality Studies, Cross Genre Writing.

 


Bruce Kochis

Bruce Kochis: Senior Lecturer
Ph.D., Slavic, University of Michigan
Areas of expertise: Policy Studies, Human Rights, East European Studies.
 

 

Bruce KochisCarrie Lanza: Lecturer
Ph.C., Social Welfare, University of Washington; M.S.W., University of Michigan
Areas of expertise: Community engaged scholarship, social work and welfare policy history, visual studies, community arts and social movements

 

Joe MilutisJoe Milutis: Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Modern Studies, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Areas of expertise: Media Production, Literary and Cultural Studies, Experimental and Hybrid Art Forms, Sound and Radio.

 


Georgia Roberts

Georgia Roberts: Lecturer
Ph.C., English, University of Washington
Areas of expertise: Global Hip Hop Culture, American and Comparative Cultural Studies, Critical Race Theory, Public Scholarship

 

 

 

 

 

  

IAS Research Colloquium

Join us for a monthly showcase of research-in-progress by Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences faculty members.

2011-2012 schedule
Past colloquia

 

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