American Studies Faculty



Core Faculty:



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Amy L. Brandzel

PhD, University of Minnesota

Office: Humanities 454

Email: brandzel@unm.edu

Research Interests: Queer Theory, Feminist Theory, Critical Indigenous Studies, Legal Studies, Citizenship



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David Correia

PhD, University of Kentucky

Office: Humanities 440

Email: dcorreia@unm.edu

Research Interests: Critical Environmental Politics, Critical Legal Studies, Marxism, New Mexico and the U.S. Southwest



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Jennifer Nez Denetdale

PhD, Northern Arizona University

Office: Humanities 430

Email: jdenet@unm.edu

Research Interests: Critical Indigenous Studies, Indigenous Feminisms and Gender Studies, Native Oral History, Southwest Studies



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Alyosha Goldstein

PhD, New York University

Office: Humanities 436

Email: agoldste@unm.edu

Research Interests: Colonialism and Decolonization, Critical Race and Indigenous Studies, Globalization/Neoliberalism, Social Movements, Social and Political Theory



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Kathleen Holscher

PhD, Princeton University

Office: Humanities 459

Email: kholscher@unm.edu

Research Interests: Religion, Social Theory, Social Movements, Southwest Studies



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Alex Lubin

PhD, University of Minnesota

Office: Humanities 419

Email: alubin@unm.edu

Research Interests: Transnational American Studies, African Diaspora Studies, America in the Middle East



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A. Gabriel Melendez

PhD, University of New Mexico

Office: Humanities 419

Email: gabriel@unm.edu

Research Interests: Race, Class, Ethnicity, Critical Regionalism and Southwest Studies, Cinema Studies, life narrative and Cultural Studies



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Rebecca Schreiber

PhD, Yale University

Office: Humanities 426

Email: rschreib@unm.edu

Research Interests: Visual Culture Studies, Cultural Theory/Studies, Transnational Migration in the Americas



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Antonio T. Tiongson, Jr.

PhD, UC San Diego

Office: Humanities 450

Email: ationgson@unm.edu

Research Interests: Comparative Racialization, Hip Hop, Contemporary Youth Activism, Youth Cultural Politics, and U.S. imperialism



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Michael L. Trujillo

PhD, University of Texas

Office: Humanities 438

Email: mltruj@unm.edu

Research Interests: Ethnography, Chicana/o Cultural Studies, Representation, and Southwest Studies



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Irene Vasquez

PhD, UCLA

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Email: ivasquez@unm.edu

Research Interests: Chicana/o Studies, Race, Class and Ethnicity, Social Movements





Emeritus Faculty:


Vera Norwood, PhD, University of New Mexico

M. Jane Young, PhD, University of Pennsylvania


Affiliated Faculty:


Jesse Aleman (U.S./Chicano/a Literature and Culture)

Stephen Bishop (African Literature and Culture, Legal Discourse/Law and Literature)

Pamela Cheek (Foreign Language and Literature/ Cultural Studies)

Margaret Connell Szasz (Native American History)

Susan Dever (Media Arts/Film Studies)

Miguel Gandert (Communications and Photography)

Felipe Gonzalez (Sociology of Race)

Claudia Isaac (Community and Regional Planning)

Ted Jojola (Community and Regional Planning)

Enrique Lamadrid (Chicano/a Studies and Folklore)

Barbara Reyes (Chicano/a History, Southwest History)

Virginia Scharff (U.S. West/ Women's History)

Sam Truett (U.S.-Mexico Borderlands History)

Chris Wilson (Southwest Landscapes and Cultures)