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Affiliated Faculty

Boatema Boateng
Department of Communication
Research Interests: Critical Legal Studies; Critical Race Studies; Cultural Studies; Transnational Gender Studies; African Diaspora Studies

Adam Burgasser  
Department of Physics
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Thandeka Chapman
Department of Education Studies
Research Interests: Schooling; Urban Education; Desegregation policies in Urban and Suburban districts; Institutional racism; Critical Race Theory; Multicultural Education

Dennis Childs
Department of Literature
Research Interests: Prison Studies; Slavery Studies; African American Literature; Legal Studies; Blues; American Literature; Racial Gothic Literature

Zeinabu Davis
Department of Communication
Research Interests: Film production; Mass Media; World Cinema Studies; African and African American Cinema

Ivan Evans
Department of Sociology and Provost of Eleanor Roosevelt College
Research Interests: Modern South African Studies; Race and Ethnicity; Political Sociology; Violence and Society; Social Movements; Global Climate Change; Environmental Sociology

LaGina Gause 
Department of Political Science
Research Interests: American politics with a focus on the participation and representation of low income and racial and ethnic minority communities

Jessica Graham
Department of History
Research Interests: Twentieth century U.S. and Brazil, (U.S.) African American and Afro-Brazilian history, race, political ideology, cultural policy/diplomacy, and transnational history.

Sara Johnson
Department of Literature
Research Interests: Theory and History of the Hispanophone, Francophone and Anglophone Caribbean and its Diasporas; Hemispheric American Literature and Cultural Studies; the Age of Revolution in the extended Americas; and Music and Dance of the African Diaspora

Nicole Miller
Department of Visual Arts
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Imani Munyaka
Department of Computer Science & Engineering
Research Interests: Public Policy, Security Education, Voting Technologies, Cybersecurity, Privacy, Accessibility, and Minorities in STEM

Danielle Raudenbusch 
Department of Sociology
Research Interests:

Paul Mpagi Sepuya
Department of Visual Arts
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Daphne Taylor-Garcia
Department of Ethnic Studies
Research Interests: Comparative Colonialisms; Class, Gender, Race and Sexuality Studies; Cultural Studies, Phenomenology; Decolonial Theory

Danny Widener
Department of History
Research Interests: Modern American History; Cultural Studies; Political Radicalism; Cuban and Caribbean History; African American History; History of California, Sport, and Film