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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


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 SustainabilityCoordinator, College Sustainability StudiesCurriculum 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

  • Associate Professor of Art History


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
  • Chair of the Department

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

Kristin Doughty

Doughty, Kristin

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

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

William J. FitzPatrick

FitzPatrick, William J.

  • Gideon Webster Burbank Professor of Intellectual and Moral Philosophy


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

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Fleischman, Thomas

  • Assistant Professor of History

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


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

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Heuer, Christopher P.

  • Associate 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

Lihong Liu

Liu, Lihong

  • Assistant Professor of Art History

Interests: Chinese art; Critical theories; Landscape and environment; Art, science, and technology; Material culture; Transcultural studies

Leila Nadir

Nadir, Leila

  • Assistant Professor of Environmental Humanities
  • Environmental Humanities Program Director

Interests: anthropocene; apocalypse; environmental humanities; memoir and creative nonfiction; social practice art; food studies; theories of modernity/modernism

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Weaver, Stewart A.

  • Professor of History

Interests: Modern British History; Himalayan History; Environmental History