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Cary Adams doing acoustic radar research during a residency at the Center for Land Use Interpretation

Adams, Cary

  • Associate Professor of Art, Environment, and Emerging Practices

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Interests: Environmental Art and Humanities; New Media; Social Practice

Stephanie Ashenfelder

Ashenfelder, Stephanie

  • Studio Arts Program Coordinator

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Berlo, Janet Catherine

  • Professor, Art History/Visual and Cultural Studies

Interests: Native American art and visual culture; The politics of representation; Museum studies and critique; Quilt, craft, and “folk art” ; History and historiography; Issues of materiality both old and new

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Bernardi, Joanne

  • Professor of Japanese and Film and Media Studies
  • Head, the Japanese Program

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Interests: Japanese cinema and culture, especially popular culture; film and media studies; visual and material culture; moving image archiving and preservation; travel and tourism studies; nuclear culture; digital humanities; ephemera studies; object-based learning

Mark Bocko

Bocko, Mark

  • Distinguished Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
    Professor, Physics & Astronomy
    Director, Center for Emerging and Innovative Sciences (CEIS)
  • Chair of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Interests: Audio and acoustic signal processing; Computer audition; Sensors and transducers

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Burges, Joel

  • Associate Professor of English
  • Director of Visual and Cultural Studies

Interests: Post-1945 cultural studies; media studies; critical theory; American and contemporary literature

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Peter Christensen

Christensen, Peter

  • Assistant Professor of Art History

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Interests: 19th and 20th century architectural history, particularly Europe and North America’s international engagement with the Islamic world; history and aesthetics of infrastructure and industry; historicism; cartography and architecture; critical digital humanities

John Covach

Covach, John

  • Professor of Music, College Department of Music, University of Rochester
  • Director, University of Rochester Institute for Popular MusicProfessor of Theory, Eastman School of MusicDirector, University of Rochester Institute for the Performing Arts

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Duro, Paul

  • Professor, Art History/Visual and Cultural Studies

Interests: theories of imitation; history painting; hierarchy of the genres; theories of the sublime; frame discourse and analysis; word and image studies; travel writing

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Morris Eaves

Eaves, Morris

  • Professor of English and Richard L. Turner Professor of Humanities
  • Director, A. W. Mellon Graduate Program in the Digital Humanities, the School of Arts & Sciences

Interests: British Romanticism; Media history and theory; Editorial theory; William Blake Archive Project

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George Ferguson

Ferguson, George

  • Associate Professor (Instruction) Co-Director Computer Science Undergraduate Program

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Interests: Artificial intelligence; Intelligent agents; Agent communication languages; Agent architectures; User interfaces: speech recognition, natural language understanding, dialogue, conversational agents; Temporal reasoning: representation, planning, scheduling; Semantic web: ontologies, knowledge-based systems

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Haidu, Rachel

  • Associate Professor, Art History
  • Chair, Department of Art and Art History

Interests: Modern, postwar and contemporary art; Eastern European postwar and contemporary art; artist's films and videos; contemporary painting; history of photography; national identity and transnationalism; critical theory and poststructuralist theory; feminism, gender and race studies; visual studies

Sarah Higley

Higley, Sarah L

  • Professor

Interests: Medieval vernacular languages and literature of Northern Europe; film and media studies; fiction

M. Ehsan Hoque

Hoque, M. Ehsan

  • Asaro-Biggar ('92) Family Assistant Professor of Computer Science
  • Interim Director, Goergen Institute for Data Science

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Interests: Human Computer Interaction; Artificial Intelligence ; Interactive machine learning; Ubiquitous Computing ; Assistive Technology

June Hwang

Hwang, June

  • Associate Professor of German
  • Director for Film and Media Studies Program

Interests: Film history and theory; critical theory and cultural studies; contemporary German culture and film; Weimar Cinema; German Jewish Studies; representations of the Holocaust

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Jarvis, Michael J.

  • Associate Professor of History
  • Director of Digital Media Studies Program; Director of Smiths Island Archaeology Project

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Interests: Museum Studies; Atlantic History 1450-1850 (Transational); Material Culture and Archaeology (Transnational); Digital History

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Evelyne Leblanc-Roberge

Leblanc-Roberge, Evelyne

  • Assistant Professor of Art & Lens Based Media

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Interests: Photography and Video Installation; Representation of Space; Site-Specificity ; Frame Theory; Trompe l'oeil; Book Making; Maps and Floor Plans; Notion(s) of time; Fictions and Documents

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Thaddeus E. Pawlicki

Pawlicki, Thaddeus E.

  • Associate Professor (Instruction)

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Interests: Undergraduate eduction; Robotics; Computer vision; Artificial intelligence

Renato Perucchio

Perucchio, Renato

  • Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering
    Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering
    Program Director, Archaeology, Technology, and Historical Structures

Interests: Computational solid and structural mechanics; Engineering practices in Classical Antiquity

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Saab, A. Joan

  • Associate Professor of Art History and Visual and Cultural Studies

Interests: Twentieth-century American cultural history; media and culture; urban and community studies; popular culture; cultural studies; aesthetic categories and values

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Slaughter, Thomas P.

  • Arthur R. Miller Professor and Professor of History
  • Editor, Reviews in American History

Interests: Europe and the Americas, c.1500-1900; Early America; American Revolution; Abolition; Humans and Nature; Families

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Allen Topolski

Topolski, Allen

  • Associate Professor
  • Undergraduate Advisor, Studio Arts

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Interests: Studio production that incorporates found materials and a variety of processes to explore nostalgia and memory in technologies of domesticity and convenience.

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Sharon Willis

Willis, Sharon

  • Professor, Art and Art History/Visual and Cultural Studies

Interests: Film history and theory; visual and cultural studies; women's studies and feminist theory; comparative literature and critical theory; French cinema; 19th and 20th century French literature