Arts and Culture

  • Parminder Bakshi-Hamm: Migrant labor, Women in science, Minority-owned businesses, Literature and culture studies, Higher Education
  • 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
  • Leila Cobo: Latin Music, Classical Music, Latin Pop Culture, Piano, Entertainment and TV, Writing and Journalism, Colombia
  • Galina Espinoza: Reproductive and sexual health, including representation of these issues in pop culture
  • Jasmine Garsd: Music, Latin Music, Latin America, Mexico
  • Henry Godinez: Film, Theatre, Latino film, Drama, Performing Arts
  • Travis Gosa: Race, New Politics, Hip-Hop Culture, Education, Popular Culture
  • Zareena Grewal: Islam, gender studies, race and ethnicity, religious studies, international film, anthropology, ethnographic writing
  • 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
  • Jason Johnson: Hip-Hop Politicians, Campaign Strategy, Elections, Presidential Rhetoric, Journalism, Pop Culture, Political Communication
  • Vamsee Juluri: Hinduism, Asian cinema, cultural politics, Ghandism, media
  • 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
  • Danielle Lee: Biology, Environment, Urban Ecology, Animal Behavior, Science Outreach, Hip-Hop
  • Terry Loftis: Arts and culture, arts and culture funding, theater, music, museums, nonprofits
  • Ana Lopez: Latin America, Mass Communication, Latin American Film, Cultural Studies, Popular Culture
  • 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
  • An Xiao Mina: Digital creative culture, how memes influence protest movements and politics
  • Wesley Morris: Pop Culture, Film
  • 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
  • Felicia Pride: Storytelling, Hip-Hop, Marketing, Multimedia
  • Evette Rios: DIY Design, Food and Food Trends, Interior Design, Budget-Friendly Crafts, Entertaining
  • Angela Rye: Legislative Procedure and Organization, Economic Empowerment, Civic Engagement, Political Involvement, Diversity, Pop Culture
  • 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
  • Karen Tongson: Queer theory, women and pop music and queer and racial representations and stereotyping in popular culture
  • Oliver Wang: Music, Sports, Cultural Studies, Sociology, Race and Ethnicity, Hip-Hop
  • Khalilah Williams-Webb: Fashion Styling, Image Consulting