Areas of Interest
Jean-Christophe Agnew
Prof American Studies and History
HGS 102
Phone: 203-432-7676
Laura Barraclough
Assistant Professor American Studies
HGS 2683
Phone: 203-432-3331
James Berger
Sr Lect American Studies and English
405 Byers Hall, SM
Phone: 203-436-9131
Ned Blackhawk
Professor History & American Studies
ES L01
Phone: 203-432-8530
David Blight
Class of 1954 Professor of American Hist and Afr Am Studies and American Studies (On leave, Fall 2016)
HGS 104
Phone: 203-432-8521, 203-432-3339
Ryan Brasseaux
Dean of Davenport College and Lecturer in American Studies
Davenport College Dean’s Office, 248 York St.
Phone: 203-432-0555
Daphne Brooks
Professor African American Studies, Theater Studies and American Studies
81 Wall St, New Haven, CT 06511-6606
Phone: 203-777-7558
Hazel Carby
Charles C & Dorathea S Dilley Professor African American Studies & American Studies
81 Wall, 306
Phone: 203-432-9059
George Chauncey
Samuel Knight Professor of History and American Studies (On leave, Spring 2017)
HGS 300E
Phone: 203-432-1186
Edward Cooke
Charles F. Montgomery Professor of American Decorative Arts; Chn History of Art; Prof American Studies; Dir Ctr for Study of American Art & Material Culture
Loria 654
Phone: 203-432-2724
Michael Denning
William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of American Studies and Professor of English
320 York St, New Haven, CT 06511-3627
Phone: +1 (203) 432-2267
Wai Chee Dimock
William Lampson Professor English & American Studies
LC 417
Phone: 203-432-2228
Kathryn Dudley
Professor Anthropology and American Studies; Chair American Studies
HGS 233 | HGS 107
Phone: 203-432-6083
Crystal Feimster
Associate Professor African American Studies, American Studies and History
81 Wall, 403
Phone: 203-436-3563
Joanne Freeman
Professor History and American Studies (On leave, Spring 2017)
HGS 2681
Phone: 203-432-1392
Glenda Gilmore
Peter V and C Vann Woodward Professor History, American Studies and African American Studies (On leave, 2017)
HGS 222
Phone: 203-432-1398
Jacqueline Goldsby
Professor of English, African American Studies, and American Studies
81 Wall St, New Haven, CT 06511-6606
Phone: 203-432-3744
Ronald Gregg
Sr Lect Film Studies and American Studies (On leave, Spring 2017)
53 Wall, 323
Phone: 203-432-3048
Zareena Grewal
Associate Professor American Studies and Religious Studies
493 Coll, 205
Phone: 203-436-8168
Inderpal Grewal
Professor WGSS, American Studies and Anthropology; Chn WGSS
WLH 318
Phone: 203-432-0848
Jonathan Holloway
Professor History, American Studies and Afr Am Studies; Dean Yale College
SSS 110
Phone: 203-432-2902
Amy Hungerford
Professor English and American Studies; Chn Council of Masters; Divisional Dir, Humanities
Morse College Master's Office| LC 421
Phone: 203-432-0396
Matthew Jacobson
William Robertson Coe Professor of American Studies, History & African American Studies (On leave, Academic Year 2016-2017)
HGS 109
Phone: 203-432-1186
Greta LaFleur
Assistant Professor American Studies
HGS 2686
Phone: 203-432-5547
Albert Laguna
Assistant Professor American Studies
HGS 108
Phone: 203 432-6333
Kathryn Lofton
Professor of Religious Studies, American Studies, History and Divinity; Chair, Religious Studies; Deputy Dean for Diversity and Faculty Development
451 Coll, 106
Phone: 203-432-0828
Mary Lui
Professor American Studies and History; Head of Timothy Dwight College
TD Coll | HGS 2689
Phone: 203-432-8288
Joanne Meyerowitz
Arthur Unobskey Professor of History & American Studies; Director of Graduate Studies American Studies
HGS 101 | HGS 230
Phone: 203-432-1713, 203-432-1186
Christine Muller
Lecturer American Studies; Residential College Dean - Saybrook College
242 Elm St
Charles Musser
Professor American Studies, Film & Media Studies and Theater Studies
53 Wall, 217
Phone: 203-432-0152
Tavia Nyong'o
Professor of American Studies and Theater Studies
220 York St
Stephen Pitti
Professor History and American Studies; Head of Ezra Stiles College
HGS 103, ES Dean's Office
Phone: 203-432-0560
Joseph Plaster
HGS 107
Sally Promey
Professor Inst of Sacred Music, Divinity School and American Studies and Religious Studies; Affiliated Faculty, History of Art
HGS 2675, ISM N210
Phone: 203-432-6264, 203-432-7070
Dixa Ramirez
Assistant Professor American Studies
HGS 106
Phone: 203-432-5207
Joseph Roach
Sterling Professor Theater and English; Professor American Studies and African American Studies
LC 413
Phone: 203-432-2231
Marc Robinson
Professor Theater Studies and English, American Studies and (Adj) Sch of Drama; Chn Theater Studies
SY P25
Phone: 203-432-0748
Michael Roemer
Professor (Adj) Sch of Art and American Studies
Phone: 203-432-2600
Elihu Rubin
Assistant Professor Sch of Architecture and American Studies
RDH 308
Phone: 203-432-4641
Paul Sabin
Professor History; American Studies and Environmental Studies
HGS 2677
Phone: 203-436-2516
Alicia Schmidt Camacho
Professor American Studies
ES L03
Phone: 203.432-5116
Joel Silverman
Lecturer in American Studies and English; Dean, Morse College; Master, Yale Summer Session
Morse College Dean’s Office
Phone: 203-432-0397
Caleb Smith
Professor English and American Studies (On leave, Academic Year 2016-2017)
LC 311
Phone: 203-432-0574
Robert Stepto
Professor English, American Studies and African American Studies (On leave, Fall 2016)
81 Wall, 404
Phone: 203-432-2268, 203-432-1170
Harry Stout
Jonathan Edwards Professor of Religious Studies and Professor of American Studies, of Divinity and of History (On leave, Spring 2017)
451 Coll, 401
Phone: 203-432-0828
Quan Tran
35 Bdwy 205
Michael Veal
Professor Music Dept and Afr Am Studies and American Studies
Phone: 203-432-2990
John Warner
Chn/Avalon Prof History of Medicine, Prof American Studies Prog & History
SMH L226
Phone: 203-785-4338
Michael Warner
Seymour H Knox Professor English and American Studies
DC 115
Phone: 203-432-2233
Tisa Wenger
Associate Professor of American Religious History, Divinity School & American Studies
409 Pros, Taylor S126
Phone: 203-432-2493
Laura Wexler
Professor Women's Gender, & Sexuality Studies and American Studies
WLH 314
Phone: 203-432-1524
Graduate Students
Areas of Interest
Michael Amico
History & Theory of Desire and Sexuality, Psychoanalysis, Affect, Philosophies of History, Theories of Narrative and Dramaturgy, Material & Visual Culture, Art History, Nineteenth-Century American History
Susie An
Gender and Sexuality, Embodiment, Visual Arts, Visual Culture, Cultural Studies, Asian American Studies, Feminist Theory
Bench Ansfield
Gender & Sexuality Studies, Carceral Studies, Critical Race Theory, Urban History
Danielle Bainbridge
African American & Caribbean Theatre, Postcolonial Theory, Performance, Literary Criticism, Feminist Theory
Aleshia Barajas
Transnationalism, Citizenship, Ethnography, Latin@s in the U.S., Migration, Border Theory
Anne Berke
Media Industry Studies, Classical Hollywood, Contemporary Hollywood, Gender and Sexuality, American Documentary Film and Video, Photography and Visual Culture, Acting History and Theory, Star Studies
Jalylah Burrell
African American Women’s Literature & History, Contemporary African Diasporic Literature, Black Musics, Black Film & Television History, Black Aesthetic & Critical Practices, Humor Studies, Performance Studies, Public Humanities & Digital Humanities
Lucy Caplan
African American Intellectual History, Performance Studies, Music and Social Change, 19th- and 20th-Century US Cultural History, Public Humanities
Melissa Castillo-Garsow
Melanie Chambliss
20th century African American History & Literature
Sigma Colón
Environmental History, Cultural Theory, American West, Visual Culture, Gender, Health
Karla Cornejo Villavicencio
20th-Century Literature & Poetry, Contemporary Fiction, Material Culture, Courtney Love, Death
Jorge Cuellar
Central American History, Critical Theory, Indigenous Studies
Gavriel Cutipa-Zorn
20th-Century US Empire, Transnational Political Subjectivities, Political Sovereignty & Security, Migration & Displacement
Angie Diaz
Chicano history and historiography, Critical Theory, Cultural Studies, Migration and Diaspora Studies, Race and Ethnicity
Andrew Dowe
Gender & Sexuality, Queer of Color Critique, Afro-Caribbean Diaspora
William Glasspiegel
Black electronic dance music, dance on film, ethnomusicology, informal media, performance studies
Molly Greene
Interests: American Environmental History, STS, Material and Visual Culture Studies, Feminist/Queer Theory, Landscape Studies, Human Geography
Fadila Habchi
African American Literature, Caribbean Literature, Postcolonial Theory, African American Theory
Kristin Hankins
Urban history and geography, ethnography, public humanities, and the built environment
Carolyn Jacobs
Rebecca Jacobs
Ethnography, Urban Studies, Environmental & Sustainability Studies, Cultural Landscapes, Geography
LiLi Johnson
Asian American Studies, Family and Kinship, Cultural Studies of Science, Genetics and Identity, Affect & Materiality
Khalil Johnson
20th-Century US History, Education, State Power, Native Sovereignty Movements, Civil Rights, Relational Ethnic Studies, Racial Differentiation, Music, Alterity, Cultural Exchange
Christopher Kramaric
Philadelphia Metropolitan Area, Visual Culture, Performance, Histories of Capitalism, Affect & Materiality, Anthropology
Ellen Louis
Black Studies, Feminist Theory, Gender & Sexuality, Critical Theory, Geography, African American Intellectual History, Political Economy, Psychoanalysis, Affect Theory, Postcolonial Theory
Najwa Mayer
Critical Race and Ethnicity Studies; Transnational Feminism; Cultural History; Visual and Performance Studies; Public Humanities; 20th C US Literature; Contemporary Art
Devin McGeehan Muchmore
twentieth century U.S. History, sexuality studies, gender and women's history, capitalism, age and aging, history of social thought
Lauren Meyer
19th and 20th Century US Social and Political History, Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies, Critical Race Theory, Citizenship Studies
Anya Montiel
Native American History, Native American Art, Twentieth-century U.S. History, Art and Economics, Museum Studies
Michelle Morgan
Material Culture & Materiality, Visual Culture, Racial Formations, US Imperialism & Empire, Performance Studies
Juliet Nebolon
Imperialisms in Asia/Pacific, Settler Colonialism, War/Militarization, 20th-Century US Cultural History, Critical Race Studies, Transnational Feminism, Social & Critical Theory
Ittai Orr
18th and 19th Century American Literature and History, Cultures of Capitalism, Disability Studies, Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies
Isabel Ortiz
Race and Gender Studies, Hollywood Industry, Labor History, Feminism, Film and Media, Literature, Spectatorship, Stardom, Childhood, Media Literacy, Animation, Twentieth Century
Camille Owens
African American Studies, theories of race and gender, childhood, theater, performance, spectacle, colorblindness, material culture, visual culture, capitalism and imperialism
Maryam Ivette Parhizkar
Aesthetics & Experimentation, Critical Race & Ethnic Studies, Migration, Gender & Sexuality, Performance, Poetics, Media, (Un)popular Culture, Music & Sound, Urban History and Neighborhood Formations, Visual Studies
Kaneesha Parsard
Caribbean Studies, Transnational Feminism, African Diaspora Studies, Indian Diaspora Studies, Cultural Studies, Visual Culture, Architecture, Literature, Space and Place, Sovereignty
Sebastián Pérez
Latino/a Literatures & Visual Culture, (Post/De)Colonialism, Caribbean Studies, Cultural Studies, Critical Theory
Danya Pilgrim
18th- & 19th-Century US History, African American History, Gender Studies, Public Humanities, Foodways, Digital Humanities
Tina Post
Performance Studies, African American Arts & Visual Culture, Affect and Materiality, 20th Century African American Literature
Daniella Posy
Race and Gender Studies, Popular Culture, Film and Media Studies, Urban Studies
Andrea Quintero
Material Culture
Pedro Regalado
20th century American history, Urban History, Race and Ethnicity, Transnational History
Yami Rodriguez
Issues of immigration, Latin American history, citizenship, race and ethnicity, social movements and US-Latin American relations.
Tyler Rogers
Histories of Slavery and Settler Colonialism, Native American & Indigenous Studies, Postcolonial Feminist Theories, Early Colonial American History, Comparative Ethnic Studies
Sasha Sabherwal
Gender & Sexuality Studies, Transnational Feminism, Postcolonial Theory, Affect and Materiality, South Asia, Asian American Studies
jub Sankofa
African American Studies, U.S. Carceral Regime, 20th Century Policing, Juvenile Justice, Prison Organizing, Reentry & Employer Discrimination, Community Memory, Digital Storytelling & Activism, and Documentary Studies
Courtney Sato
Asian American History, South Asian History, 20th-century US Intellectual & Cultural History, 20th-century American Literature, Indian and Pacific Oceans Studies, Digital Humanities, Public Humanities
Claire Schwartz
Contemporary African American Poetics, Visual Arts, Performance Studies, Queer Theory
Andrew Seal
Phone: 914-3679
20th Century US Intellectual History, US & the World, History of the American West and Midwest
Maile Speakman
Cuban & Caribbean Studies, Queer & Feminist Theory, U.S. Empire, Digital Culture, Postcolonial Thought, Global Cities, Capitalism & Performativity, Ethnography
Janine Stockford
Popular Music, Globalization, Casino Industry, Ethnography
Randa Tawil
Migration and diaspora studies, critical race theory and Arab American racial formations.
Lauren Tilton
20th-Century Cultural History, Visual Culture, Public Humanities, Digital Humanities
Jacinda Tran
Critical Refugee Studies; Memory; Material and Visual Culture; Postcolonialism; Queer Theory; Cultural Geography; Violence and Security; Transnational History; Race and Ethnicity
Van Truong
Comparative Ethnic Studies, Literature, Cultural Studies, Contemporary Migration, Diaspora Studies, Popular Culture & Music, Sound Studies, Critical Geography
Ila Tyagi
Film and Media; Classical Hollywood; Energy and the Environment; Modernism and Modernity; Nonfiction Media; Science and Technology
Damian Vergara Bracamontes
Latina/o US History, Comparative 19th and 20th Century Migration & Social Movements, Cultural Studies, (Trans)Gender & Sexuality Studies, Public Humanities
Heather Vermeulen
Slavery in 18th-Century Jamaica, 18th-21st-Century Diasporic Literatures & Art, Queer/Postcolonial Theory, Cultural Studies, Natural History, Enlightenment, Ecology.
Yuhe Faye Wang
Gender & Sexuality, Transnational and Women of Color Feminisms, Queer of Color Critique, Cyborg Theory, Labor Theory, History of Economics, Intimacy, and the Public Humanities
Alexia Williams
Afro-diasporic Studies, 19th- & 20th-Century American Literature, Black Feminist Literature, Black Transnationalism, Citizenship & National Identity.
Clara Wilson-Hawken
Modern and Postmodern American literature, literary theory, feminist theory, sound theory, critical race studies, performance studies, cultural studies
Areas of Interest
Jon Butler
Howard R Lamar Emeritus Prof of Amer Studies, History & Religious Stud
HGS 230
David Davis
Sterling Prof Emeritus History; Dir Emeritus Gilder Lehrman Ct for the Study of Slavery
ALW 214
John Demos
Samuel Knight Prof Emeritus History
HGS 2687
Phone: 203-436-2514
Kai Erikson
William R Kenan Jr Prof Emeritus of Sociology & American Studies
149 Elm St
Phone: 203-432-8757
John Faragher
Howard R Lamar Professor of History and American Studies
TC 31
Phone: 203-432-3311
Jules Prown
Paul Mellon Prof Emeritus History of Art
BAC 213
Phone: 203-432-2685
Alan Trachtenberg
Neil Gray Jr Prof Emeritus English and American Studies
149 Elm St, 220
Phone: 203-432-1828
Research Scholars
Areas of Interest
Guigui Yao
Associate Research Scholar American Studies
219 Pros, room 608