Culture

  • Akbar AhmedIslamic Studies, Foreign Policy, Civil Service, Middle East and North Africa Politics, Islamist Movements
  • Nilanjana Bhattacharjya: Ethnomusicology, South Asian popular music, Music and migration, South Asian popular culture, South Asian popular culture in the diaspora, South Asian American history, South Asian immigration
  • Keith Boykin: Politics, LGBT Issues, Law
  • Rosario Ceballo: After-school activities, Community Violence; Parenting; Poverty; Infertility; Latino Cultural Values
  • Farai Chideya: Media, Technology, Diversity, Journalism, Women’s Issues, Social Entrepreneurship, Race, Race Relations, Politics, Innovation, Labor Economics
  • Peter Chin: Race, Ethnicity, Religion
  • Jelani Cobb: African American History and Culture, Cold War History, 20th Century American Politics, Contemporary Politics
  • Leila Cobo: Latin Music, Classical Music, Latin Pop Culture, Piano, Entertainment & TV, Writing & Journalism, Colombia
  • Galina Espinoza: Latinas in the U.S., Media and the U.S. Hispanic Market, Fashion, Beauty & Lifestyle
  • Ivan Espinoza-Madrigal: Civil Rights Law, Immigration Law, Gay Rights, Public Health, Immigrant Rights, Immigration Reform, Latino Rights/Issues, Marriage Equality, Issues Affecting LGBT and HIV-Affected People of Color
  • Jasmine Garsd: Music, Latin Music, Latin America, Mexico
  • Henry Godinez: Film, Theatre, Latino film, Drama, Performing Arts
  • Phillip Atiba Goff: Race; Racial Bias; Discrimination; Intersections of Race and Gender; Bias in Criminal Justice; Race, Crime and Justice
  • Travis Gosa: Race, new politics, hip hop culture, education, popular culture
  • Shaun Harper: Race, Education, Racial Disparities in Education, Higher Education, Black and Latino Male Success in Higher Education, Contemporary Issues in College Sports, Racial Problems and Diversity Trends on College Campuses
  • Marc Lamont Hill: Culture and Cultural Issues, Youth Cultural Studies, Anthropology, Education, Social Issues, Hip-Hop, Neoliberalism, Globalization, Politics
  • Hua Hsu: Culture Criticism, Sports, Music, Film, American Intellectual History, Transpacific Literary History, Cultural Studies
  • Anthony Jack: (Higher) education, New diversity at elite colleges, Culture, Cultural capital, Race, Urban poverty, Inequality, Youth
  • Jamilah King: Youth Culture, Urban Politics, Basketball and Sports
  • Jason King: Music (R&B, Soul, Hip-Hop, Rock, Jazz), Record Producing, African American Culture, Asian American Culture
  • Bakari Kitwana:  Hip-hop Activism, Youth Culture and Young Voter Political Participation
  • Laila Lalami: Morocco and North Africa, Women and Islam, Migration, Historical Fiction
  • Jennifer Lee: Immigration, Children of Immigrants, Race/Ethnicity, Social Inequality, Asian American Education and Identity, Mexican American Mobility, Multiracial Americans & Identities
  • Patty Loew: Ojibwe Treaty Rights, Indigenous Sovereignty, Importance of Native Media, Journalism
  • Ana Lopez: Latin America, Mass Communication, Latin American Film, Cultural Studies, Popular Culture
  • Korina Lopez: Social Media, Digital Strategy, Online Campaigns, Video Hosting
  • Julianne Malveaux: Economics, Labor Economics, Social Issues, Culture, Gender, Race, Education
  • Laura Martinez: Hispanic-Targeted Media, Hispanic Marketing, Hispanics in the U.S., Latin American Pop Culture, Immigration, Social Media Trends Among Latinos
  • Syreeta McFadden: Visual Art (Photography/Technology), Literature (Poetry), Study of Feminism/Intersectionality, Race Relations
  • Tiya Miles: History, American History, Native American Issues, African American Studies, Interrelationship Between Native Americans and African Americans, Women’s Studies
  • Dr. Jared MontoyaGender, Culture & Multicultural Psychology, Group Behavior, Race/Ethnic Relations, Research Methods
  • Aisha Moodie-Mills: LGBT Policy, Race and Ethnicity, Rising American Electorate, Progressive Politics, Gender and Marriage Equality
  • Wesley Morris: Pop Culture, Film
  • Moises Naim: Columnist and Commentator on globalization, international politics and economics
  • Mae Ngai: Immigration History and Policy, Asian American Studies, U.S. Legal and Political History, Citizenship, Nationalism
  • LeiLani Nishime: Asian Americans in Mass Media, Media, Communication, Race
  • Ellen Oh – Children’s fiction, Social Activism through Literature
  • Daniel Jose Older –  Fantasy and Young Adult literature, Race and Power in Publishing
  • Dr. Frederick Douglass Opie: Foodways, Campaigns, Food Movements
  • Evette Rios: DIY Design, Food & Food Trends, Interior Design, Budget-Friendly Crafts, Entertaining
  • Nisi Shawl: Diversity of Representation in Writing and Editing in Speculative Genres (fantasy, science fiction, horror, magic realism etc.), Octavia E. Butler, Practice of West African Religious Traditions in North America
  • Rwany Sibaja: Soccer, 20th-century Argentina, Popular Culture, Social Studies Education
  • Erica Williams Simon: Millennial Trends, Changing Demographics, Civic Engagement, Communications
  • Mark Trahant: Native American & Alaska Native news and policy, Health Policy, Affordable Care Act in Indian Country, Journalism
  • Van Tran: Immigration, Race and Ethnicity, Urban Poverty, Neighborhoods and Cities, Social Inequality, Public Policy
  • Anton Treuer: Native American Language and Culture
  • Maria Eugenia Trillo: Sociolinguist, Spanish Language, and Educator
  • Amelia Tseng: Sociolinguistics, Language & Identity, Multilingualism
  • Patricia Valoy:  Feminism, Gender Stereotypes, Workplace Sexism.
  • Ted Van Alst: Native American History and Culture
  • Oliver Wang: Music, Sports, Cultural Studies, Sociology, Race & Ethnicity, Hip-Hop
  • Malik Washington: Youth and Poverty, Youth and Violence, Mentorship, Non-Profit Community Outreach, Writing & Blogging, Media, African Americans, African American Culture
  • Derrick E. White: African American Civil Rights and Black Power Organizations, Sports and Race, Social Justice and Racial Politics
  • Karsonya Wise Whitehead: Intersections of Race, Class and Gender; African & African-American Culture; Race Relations; Working in Diverse Environments
  • Khalilah Williams-Webb: Fashion Styling, Image Consulting
  • Leah Wright Rigueur: Race and Politics, Modern African American History, U.S. Political and Social History, and Riots, Backlash and Campus Unrest