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Co-Directors

S. Charusheela

Director, Faculty Affairs
Professor

Ph.D., Economics, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Areas of Expertise: Economic Subjectivity, Gender, Development, Identity, and Postcoloniality/Globalization

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Ron Krabill

Director, Student Affairs
Associate Professor

Adjunct 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

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Rebecca Aanerud

Rebecca 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

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Christian Anderson

Christian 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

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Miriam Bartha

Miriam Bartha

Director of Graduate Programs, IAS

Ph.D., English, Rutgers University

Areas of expertise: Humanities, Public Scholarship, Cultural Studies

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Dan Berger

Dan Berger

Associate Professor

Ph.D., Communication, University of Pennsylvania

Areas of expertise: American Studies, Critical Race Theory, Social Movements, Prison Studies, Media and Cultural Studies

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Lauren Berliner

Lauren 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

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Naomi Bragin

Naomi Macalalad Bragin

Assistant Professor

Ph.D., Performance Studies, UC Berkeley

Areas of expertise: Dance, Performance Studies, Critical Black Theory, Gender and Sexuality, Performance Ethnography, Community-Based Research, Popular Culture, New Media

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Bruce Brugett

Bruce 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

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Ben Gardner

Ben Gardner

Associate Professor

Ph.D., Geography, University of California, Berkeley

Areas of expertise: Global, Cultural and Environmental Politics, Africa, Development, Cultural Geography.

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Maryam Griffin

Maryam Griffin

Assistant Professor

J.D. with Critical Race Studies Specialization, UCLA School of Law
Ph.D. Sociology, UC Santa Barbara

Areas of Expertise: human mobility/movement; settler colonialism and indigeneity; Palestine; social movements, people power, resistance; Critical Race Theory

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Kristin Gustafson

Kristin Gustafson

Senior Lecturer

Ph.D. Communication, University of Washington

Areas of expertise: Media and Communication Studies; Journalism History; Ethnic/Activist/Community News Production; Media archiving practices

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Susan Harewood

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.

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Jeanne Heuving

Jeanne Heuving

Professor

Ph.D., University of Washington, English

Areas of expertise: Cultural Studies, Gender and Sexuality Studies, Cross Genre Writing.

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Kari Lerum

Kari Lerum

Associate Professor
Adjunct Professor: Women Studies, UW Seattle

Ph.D., Sociology, University of Washington

Areas of expertise: Gender, Sexuality, Organizations, Culture, Visual Studies.

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Jed Murr

Jed 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.

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Yolanda Padilla

Yolanda 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.

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Thea Quiray Tagle

Thea Quiray Tagle

Lecturer

Ph.D., Ethnic Studies, University of California- San Diego

Areas of expertise: American and Ethnic Studies, Gender and Sexuality Studies, 20th and 21st Century Art History, Cultural Studies and critical theory, Urban History

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Georgia Roberts

Georgia Roberts

Lecturer

Ph.D., English, University of Washington

Areas of expertise: Global Hip Hop Culture, American and Comparative Cultural Studies, Critical Race Theory, Public Scholarship

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Mira Shimabukuro

Mira Shimabukuro

Senior Lecturer
Associate Dean for Diversity and Equity

Ph.D., Composition and Rhetoric, University of Wisconsin Madison

Areas of expertise: Writing Studies; Cultural Rhetorics; Writing as Resistance; Politics of Language, Race and Identity; Literacy and Race; Japanese American Incarceration and Resistance; Critical, Liberatory, and Decolonizing pedagogies; Critical Education Studies

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Amoshaun Toft

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

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