Core Faculty have formal assignments or academic appointments in GSAH. These faculty members are jointly appointed to GSAH and their home departments. The GSAH program is governed by the Core Faculty who select the program director, elect members to program standing  committees, and teach GSAH Core Courses.

Core Faculty

Department of Romance and Classical Studies
Associate Professor

Francophone Postcolonial Studies; Narrative Theory; Representation,Gender, Memory, and Agency

Department of Romance and Classical Studies
Assistant Professor

Iberian Literature, Cinema and Cultural Studies, 1898-present, Contemporary Spanish Theater, Hispanic Urban Studies, Spanish Civil War, Memory Studies, and Social Justice

Department of English
Professor

Popular Culture, Comics, Digital Humanities

Department of Romance and Classical Studies
Associate Professor

Latin American Literatures and Cultures; Chicano/Latino Studies;  World Literature; Globalization and Diasporas; Literary Theory; 19th-Century Short Fiction

Department of Writing, Rhetoric, and American Cultures
Associate Professor

Globalization in Higher Education & Workplaces, Startup Entrepreneurs & Innovation Systems, Composition Studies, Multi-Translingualism

Linguistics and Germanic, Slavic, Asian & African Languages
Assistant Professor

Literature, Media, and Culture of Modern and Contemporary Japan

Department of English
Associate Professor

Postcolonial, Arab, and Muslim American Studies

Department of Art, Art History, and Design
Associate Professor, African Art

African and African American Art, Photography, and Vernacular Cultures

Department of English
Professor

Early Modern Studies, History and Theory of Drama, Poetry and Poetics, Women Writers, and Gender, Class, Nation, and Social Formations

James Madison College and College of Arts and Letters
Associate Professor 

Middle Eastern Politics and Culture, Foreign Policy, Public Opinion, Political Institutions, and the Media

Department of Writing, Rhetoric, and American Cultures
Academic Specialist & Graduate Faculty

Cultural Rhetorics, Digital Rhetoric, Public Deliberation

Linguistics and Germanic, Slavic, Asian & African Languages
Associate Professor

Hindi Language and South Asian Literature and Culture,  Modernism Studies, and Digital Humanities. 

Linguistics and Germanic, Slavic, Asian & African Languages
Professor

Modern Chinese Literature and Visual Culture

Early 20th Century Chinese Popular Fiction; Independent Documentary Chinese Films; Representations of Postindustrial Cities

Linguistics and Germanic, Slavic, Asian & African Languages
Assistant Professor

German, Integration Politics, Race/Racism/Whiteness, and the Far Right in Germany

Department of History
Associate Professor

Ancient, Medieval, Pre-modern, Early Modern, Comparative, Economic, Political, Women & Gender

Department of Linguistics and Germanic, Slavic, Asian & African Languages
Associate Professor

Sociolinguistics of Arabic; Language, Race and Gender; Language, the Media and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

Department of Art, Art History, and Design
Associate Professor

Art History and Visual Culture

Department of Art, Art History, and Design
Associate Professor

Modern and Contemporary Art of India and Pakistan