Affiliated Faculty

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

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Bakhmetyeva, Tanya

  • Associate Professor of Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies
  • Associate Academic Director, Susan B. Anthony Institute for Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies

Interests: Russian and Eastern European History, History of Catholicism, Gender

Karen Berger

Berger, Karen

  • Associate Professor of Instruction, Earth and Environmental Sciences
  • Co-Chair, University Council on Sustainability
    Coordinator, College Sustainability Studies
    Curriculum Coordinator, Environmental Programs

Interests: Teaching Interests: Human use of and impacts on energy and water resources; community-engaged learning; metrics of sustainability

Peter Christensen

Christensen, Peter

  • Arthur Satz Professor of the Humanities, Department of Art and Art History
  • Ani and Mark Gabrellian Director, Humanities Center
    Director, Andrew W. Mellon Program in the Digital Humanities

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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

Randall Curren

Curren, Randall

  • Professor of Philosophy
  • Co-chair (primary contact, January 1 to June 30)

Interests: Ethics; Moral Psychology; Philosophy of Education; Ancient Philosophy

Kristin Doughty

Doughty, Kristin

  • Associate Professor of Anthropology

Interests: political and legal anthropology; politics of reconciliation; transitional justice; violence and conflict; memory; politics of energy; Africa; Rwanda

Jack Downey

Downey, Jack

  • John Henry Newman Associate Professor of Catholic Studies

Interests: Contemporary Justice Movements; Liberation Theologies; North American religious history; Christianity; Buddhism: and Contemplative Traditions

William J. FitzPatrick

FitzPatrick, William J.

  • Gideon Webster Burbank Professor of Intellectual and Moral Philosophy

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Interests: Metaethics; Normative Ethics; Bioethics; Philosophy of Biology

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Fleischman, Thomas

  • Associate Professor of History
  • Director of Undergraduate Studies

Interests: German History; Environmental History; Animal History; Agricultural History; State Socialism; Cold War

Robert Foster

Foster, Robert J.

  • Professor of Anthropology and Visual and Cultural Studies, Richard L. Turner Professor of Humanities
  • On leave fall semester 2022

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Interests: Political economy; Material culture; Globalization ; Corporations ; Commercial media ; Mobile phones; Papua New Guinea, Melanesia

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Gamm, Gerald

  • Professor of History
    Professor of Political Science

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Interests: Political Science; American History

Thomas Gibson

Gibson, Thomas P.

  • Professor of Anthropology

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Interests: Indigenous peoples of Southeast Asia; The anthropology of war and peace; Cosmology and state formation; Islamic states; Religious nationalism in the Indian Ocean; Colonialism and bureaucracy

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Heuer, Christopher P.

  • Professor of Art History

Interests: Early Modern art and theory; the history of art history; replicative technologies; art and prehistory; environmental aesthetics; disaster studies; performance; the American civil rights movement

Leila Nadir

Nadir, Leila Christine

  • Associate Professor of Environmental Humanities
  • Director, Environmental Humanities Program

Interests: Anthropocene; apocalypse; environmental humanities; memoir and creative nonfiction; social practice art; food studies; theories of modernity/modernism; cultural histories of colonialism, immigration, extractive capitalism, and geopolitical displacements; Cold War politics; theories of race

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Phillips, Kate, PhD

  • Associate Professor
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Weaver, Stewart A.

  • Professor of History

Interests: Modern British History; Himalayan History; Environmental History