People

Faculty
Areas of Interest
Jean-Christophe Agnew
Prof American Studies and History
HGS 102
jean-christophe.agnew@yale.edu
Phone: 203-432-7676
Laura Barraclough
Assistant Professor American Studies
HGS 2683
laura.barraclough@yale.edu
Phone: 203-432-3331
James Berger
Sr Lect American Studies and English
405 Byers Hall, SM
james.berger@yale.edu
Phone: 203-436-9131
Ned Blackhawk
Professor History & American Studies
ES L01
ned.blackhawk@yale.edu
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
david.blight@yale.edu
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.
ryan.brasseaux@yale.edu
Phone: 203-432-0555
Daphne Brooks
Professor African American Studies, Theater Studies and American Studies
81 Wall St, New Haven, CT 06511-6606
daphne.brooks@yale.edu
Phone: 203-777-7558
Hazel Carby
Charles C & Dorathea S Dilley Professor African American Studies & American Studies
81 Wall, 306
hazel.carby@yale.edu
Phone: 203-432-9059
George Chauncey
Samuel Knight Professor of History and American Studies (On leave, Spring 2017)
HGS 300E
george.chauncey@yale.edu
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
edward.cooke@yale.edu
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
michael.denning@yale.edu
Phone: +1 (203) 432-2267
Wai Chee Dimock
William Lampson Professor English & American Studies
LC 417
wai.chee.dimock@yale.edu
Phone: 203-432-2228
Kathryn Dudley
Professor Anthropology and American Studies; Chair American Studies
HGS 233 | HGS 107
kathryn.dudley@yale.edu
Phone: 203-432-6083
Crystal Feimster
Associate Professor African American Studies, American Studies and History
81 Wall, 403
crystal.feimster@yale.edu
Phone: 203-436-3563
Joanne Freeman
Professor History and American Studies (On leave, Spring 2017)
HGS 2681
joanne.freeman@yale.edu
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
glenda.gilmore@yale.edu
Phone: 203-432-1398
Jacqueline Goldsby
Professor of English, African American Studies, and American Studies
81 Wall St, New Haven, CT 06511-6606
jacqueline.goldsby@yale.edu
Phone: 203-432-3744
Ronald Gregg
Sr Lect Film Studies and American Studies (On leave, Spring 2017)
53 Wall, 323
ronald.gregg@yale.edu
Phone: 203-432-3048
Zareena Grewal
Associate Professor American Studies and Religious Studies
493 Coll, 205
zareena.grewal@yale.edu
Phone: 203-436-8168
Inderpal Grewal
Professor WGSS, American Studies and Anthropology; Chn WGSS
WLH 318
inderpal.grewal@yale.edu
Phone: 203-432-0848
Jonathan Holloway
Professor History, American Studies and Afr Am Studies; Dean Yale College
SSS 110
ycd@yale.edu
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
amy.hungerford@yale.edu
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
matthew.jacobson@yale.edu
Phone: 203-432-1186
Greta LaFleur
Assistant Professor American Studies
HGS 2686
greta.lafleur@yale.edu
Phone: 203-432-5547
Albert Laguna
Assistant Professor American Studies
HGS 108
albert.laguna@yale.edu
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
kathryn.lofton@yale.edu
Phone: 203-432-0828
Mary Lui
Professor American Studies and History; Head of Timothy Dwight College
TD Coll | HGS 2689
mary.lui@yale.edu
Phone: 203-432-8288
Joanne Meyerowitz
Arthur Unobskey Professor of History & American Studies; Director of Graduate Studies American Studies
HGS 101 | HGS 230
joanne.meyerowitz@yale.edu
Phone: 203-432-1713, 203-432-1186
Christine Muller
Lecturer American Studies; Residential College Dean - Saybrook College
242 Elm St
christine.muller@yale.edu
Charles Musser
Professor American Studies, Film & Media Studies and Theater Studies
53 Wall, 217
charles.musser@yale.edu
Phone: 203-432-0152
Tavia Nyong'o
Professor of American Studies and Theater Studies
220 York St
tavia.nyongo@yale.edu
Stephen Pitti
Professor History and American Studies; Head of Ezra Stiles College
HGS 103, ES Dean's Office
stephen.pitti@yale.edu
Phone: 203-432-0560
Joseph Plaster
Lecturer
HGS 107
joseph.plaster@yale.edu
Sally Promey
Professor Inst of Sacred Music, Divinity School and American Studies and Religious Studies; Affiliated Faculty, History of Art
HGS 2675, ISM N210
sally.promey@yale.edu
Phone: 203-432-6264, 203-432-7070
Dixa Ramirez
Assistant Professor American Studies
HGS 106
dixa.ramirez@yale.edu
Phone: 203-432-5207
Joseph Roach
Sterling Professor Theater and English; Professor American Studies and African American Studies
LC 413
joseph.roach@yale.edu
Phone: 203-432-2231
Marc Robinson
Professor Theater Studies and English, American Studies and (Adj) Sch of Drama; Chn Theater Studies
SY P25
marc.robinson@yale.edu
Phone: 203-432-0748
Michael Roemer
Professor (Adj) Sch of Art and American Studies
GRN
michael.roemer@yale.edu
Phone: 203-432-2600
Elihu Rubin
Assistant Professor Sch of Architecture and American Studies
RDH 308
elihu.rubin@yale.edu
Phone: 203-432-4641
Paul Sabin
Professor History; American Studies and Environmental Studies
HGS 2677
paul.sabin@yale.edu
Phone: 203-436-2516
Alicia Schmidt Camacho
Professor American Studies
ES L03
alicia.camacho@yale.edu
Phone: 203.432-5116
Joel Silverman
Lecturer in American Studies and English; Dean, Morse College; Master, Yale Summer Session
Morse College Dean’s Office
j.silverman@yale.edu
Phone: 203-432-0397
Caleb Smith
Professor English and American Studies (On leave, Academic Year 2016-2017)
LC 311
caleb.smith@yale.edu
Phone: 203-432-0574
Robert Stepto
Professor English, American Studies and African American Studies (On leave, Fall 2016)
81 Wall, 404
robert.stepto@yale.edu
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
harry.stout@yale.edu
Phone: 203-432-0828
Quan Tran
Lecturer
35 Bdwy 205
quan.tran@yale.edu
Michael Veal
Professor Music Dept and Afr Am Studies and American Studies
STOECKEL
michael.veal@yale.edu
Phone: 203-432-2990
Michael Warner
Seymour H Knox Professor English and American Studies
DC 115
michael.warner@yale.edu
Phone: 203-432-2233
John Warner
Chn/Avalon Prof History of Medicine, Prof American Studies Prog & History
SMH L226
john.warner@yale.edu
Phone: 203-785-4338
Tisa Wenger
Associate Professor of American Religious History, Divinity School & American Studies
409 Pros, Taylor S126
tisa.wenger@yale.edu
Phone: 203-432-2493
Laura Wexler
Professor Women's Gender, & Sexuality Studies and American Studies
WLH 314
laura.wexler@yale.edu
Phone: 203-432-1524
Graduate Students
Areas of Interest
Susie An
susie.an@yale.edu
Gender and Sexuality, Embodiment, Visual Arts, Visual Culture, Cultural Studies, Asian American Studies, Feminist Theory
Bench Ansfield
bench.ansfield@yale.edu
Gender & Sexuality Studies, Carceral Studies, Critical Race Theory, Urban History
Danielle Bainbridge
danielle.bainbridge@yale.edu
African American & Caribbean Theatre, Postcolonial Theory, Performance, Literary Criticism, Feminist Theory
Aleshia Barajas
aleshia.barajas@yale.edu
Transnationalism, Citizenship, Ethnography, Latin@s in the U.S., Migration, Border Theory
Anne Berke
anne.berke@yale.edu
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
Lucy Caplan
lucy.caplan@yale.edu
African American Intellectual History, Performance Studies, Music and Social Change, 19th- and 20th-Century US Cultural History, Public Humanities
Melissa Castillo-Garsow
melissa.castillo-garsow@yale.edu
Melanie Chambliss
melanie.chambliss@yale.edu
20th century African American History & Literature
Karla Cornejo Villavicencio
karla.cornejo@yale.edu
20th-Century Literature & Poetry, Contemporary Fiction, Material Culture, Courtney Love, Death
Jorge Cuellar
jorge.cuellar@yale.edu
Central American History, Critical Theory, Indigenous Studies
Gavriel Cutipa-Zorn
gavriel.cutipa-zorn@yale.edu
20th-Century US Empire, Transnational Political Subjectivities, Political Sovereignty & Security, Migration & Displacement
Angie Diaz
maria.diaz@yale.edu
Chicano history and historiography, Critical Theory, Cultural Studies, Migration and Diaspora Studies, Race and Ethnicity
Andrew Dowe
andrew.dowe@yale.edu
Gender & Sexuality, Queer of Color Critique, Afro-Caribbean Diaspora
William Glasspiegel
william.glasspiegel@yale.edu
Website
Black electronic dance music, dance on film, ethnomusicology, informal media, performance studies
Molly Greene
molly.greene@yale.edu
Interests: American Environmental History, STS, Material and Visual Culture Studies, Feminist/Queer Theory, Landscape Studies, Human Geography
Fadila Habchi
fadila.habchi@yale.edu
African American Literature, Caribbean Literature, Postcolonial Theory, African American Theory
Kristin Hankins
kristin.hankins@yale.edu
Urban history and geography, ethnography, public humanities, and the built environment
Carolyn Jacobs
carolyn.condon@yale.edu
LiLi Johnson
lili.johnson@yale.edu
Asian American Studies, Family and Kinship, Cultural Studies of Science, Genetics and Identity, Affect & Materiality
Khalil Johnson
khalil.johnson@yale.edu
20th-Century US History, Education, State Power, Native Sovereignty Movements, Civil Rights, Relational Ethnic Studies, Racial Differentiation, Music, Alterity, Cultural Exchange
Kiersten King
kiersten.king@yale.edu
19th-century American and African American Literature, Black Studies, Performance Studies, Affect and Materiality
Christopher Kramaric
christopher.kramaric@yale.edu
Philadelphia Metropolitan Area, Visual Culture, Performance, Histories of Capitalism, Affect & Materiality, Anthropology
Ellen Louis
ellen.louis@yale.edu
Black Studies, Feminist Theory, Gender & Sexuality, Critical Theory, Geography, African American Intellectual History, Political Economy, Psychoanalysis, Affect Theory, Postcolonial Theory
Najwa Mayer
najwa.mayer@yale.edu
Critical Race and Ethnicity Studies; Transnational Feminism; Cultural History; Visual and Performance Studies; Public Humanities; 20th C US Literature; Contemporary Art
Devin McGeehan Muchmore
devin.mcgeehanmuchmore@yale.edu
twentieth century U.S. History, sexuality studies, gender and women's history, capitalism, age and aging, history of social thought
Lauren Meyer
lauren.meyer@yale.edu
19th and 20th Century US Social and Political History, Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies, Critical Race Theory, Citizenship Studies
Anya Montiel
annakarenina.montiel@yale.edu
Native American History, Native American Art, Twentieth-century U.S. History, Art and Economics, Museum Studies
Juliet Nebolon
juliet.nebolon@yale.edu
Imperialisms in Asia/Pacific, Settler Colonialism, War/Militarization, 20th-Century US Cultural History, Critical Race Studies, Transnational Feminism, Social & Critical Theory
Ittai Orr
ittai.orr@yale.edu
19th Century American Literature, History of Race, History of Science and Medicine, Disability Studies, Gender and Sexuality
Isabel Ortiz
isabel.ortiz@yale.edu
Race and Gender Studies, Hollywood Industry, Labor History, Feminism, Film and Media, Literature, Spectatorship, Stardom, Childhood, Media Literacy, Animation, Twentieth Century
Ever Esther Osorio Ruiz
ever.osorioruiz@yale.edu
Camille Owens
camille.owens@yale.edu
African American Studies, theories of race and gender, childhood, theater, performance, spectacle, colorblindness, material culture, visual culture, capitalism and imperialism
Maryam Ivette Parhizkar
maryam.parhizkar@yale.edu
Aesthetics, Poetics, Sound & Experimentation; Critical Race & Ethnic Studies; Migration; 20th/21st Century Performance & Literature; Politics of Representation; Modernisms/Modernities
Hector Peralta
hector.peralta@yale.edu
Border(lands) Studies. Migration and Diaspora Studies. History and Sociology of Education. Critical Pedagogy. 20th Century US Empire.
Sebastián Pérez
sebastian.perez@yale.edu
Latino/a Literatures & Visual Culture, (Post/De)Colonialism, Caribbean Studies, Cultural Studies, Critical Theory
Danya Pilgrim
danya.pilgrim@yale.edu
18th- & 19th-Century US History, African American History, Gender Studies, Public Humanities, Foodways, Digital Humanities
Tina Post
tina.post@yale.edu
Performance Studies, African American Arts & Visual Culture, Affect and Materiality, 20th Century African American Literature
Daniella Posy
daniella.posy@yale.edu
Race and Gender Studies, Popular Culture, Film and Media Studies, Urban Studies
Andrea Quintero
andrea.quintero@yale.edu
Material Culture
Pedro Regalado
pedro.regalado@yale.edu
20th century American history, Urban History, Race and Ethnicity, Transnational History
Yami Rodriguez
iliana.rodriguez@yale.edu
Issues of immigration, Latin American history, citizenship, race and ethnicity, social movements and US-Latin American relations.
Tyler Rogers
tyler.rogers@yale.edu
Histories of Slavery and Settler Colonialism, Native American & Indigenous Studies, Postcolonial Feminist Theories, Early Colonial American History, Comparative Ethnic Studies
Sasha Sabherwal
sasha.sabherwal@yale.edu
Gender & Sexuality Studies, Transnational Feminism, Postcolonial Studies, South Asian Diaspora, Asian American Studies
jub Sankofa
justin.christopher@yale.edu
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
Aanchal Saraf
aanchal.saraf@yale.edu
Critical Race Theory; Feminist/Queer Theory; Political Ecology; Ethnography; Geography; Imperialisms in Asia/Pacific; Settler Colonialism; Performance Ecology
Courtney Sato
courtney.sato@yale.edu
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
claire.schwartz@yale.edu
Contemporary African American Poetics, Visual Arts, Performance Studies, Queer Theory
Pooja Sen
pooja.sen@yale.edu
Contemporary art, postcolonial theory, performance studies, media studies
Maile Speakman
maile.speakman@yale.edu
Cuban & Caribbean Studies, Queer & Feminist Theory, U.S. Empire, Digital Culture, Postcolonial Thought, Global Cities, Capitalism & Performativity, Ethnography
Janine Stockford
janine.stockford@yale.edu
Popular Music, Globalization, Casino Industry, Ethnography
Randa Tawil
randa.tawil@yale.edu
Migration and diaspora studies, critical race theory and Arab American racial formations.
Lauren Tilton
lauren.tilton@yale.edu
20th-Century Cultural History, Visual Culture, Public Humanities, Digital Humanities
Jacinda Tran
jacinda.tran@yale.edu
Critical Refugee Studies; Memory; Material and Visual Culture; Postcolonialism; Queer Theory; Cultural Geography; Violence and Security; Transnational History; Race and Ethnicity
Ila Tyagi
ila.tyagi@yale.edu
Film and Media; Classical Hollywood; Energy and the Environment; Modernism and Modernity; Nonfiction Media; Science and Technology
Damian Vergara Bracamontes
damian.vb@yale.edu
Latina/o US History, Comparative 19th and 20th Century Migration & Social Movements, Cultural Studies, (Trans)Gender & Sexuality Studies, Public Humanities
Yuhe Faye Wang
yuhe.wang@yale.edu
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
alexia.williams@yale.edu
Afro-diasporic Studies, 19th- & 20th-Century American Literature, Black Feminist Literature, Black Transnationalism, Citizenship & National Identity.
Clara Wilson-Hawken
clara.hawken@yale.edu
Modern and Postmodern American literature, literary theory, feminist theory, sound theory, critical race studies, performance studies, cultural studies
Emeritus
Areas of Interest
Jon Butler
Howard R Lamar Emeritus Prof of Amer Studies, History & Religious Stud
HGS 230
jon.butler@yale.edu
David Davis
Sterling Prof Emeritus History; Dir Emeritus Gilder Lehrman Ct for the Study of Slavery
ALW 214
david.b.davis@yale.edu
John Demos
Samuel Knight Prof Emeritus History
HGS 2687
john.demos@yale.edu
Phone: 203-436-2514
Kai Erikson
William R Kenan Jr Prof Emeritus of Sociology & American Studies
149 Elm St
kai.erikson@yale.edu
Phone: 203-432-8757
John Faragher
Howard R Lamar Professor of History and American Studies
TC 31
john.faragher@yale.edu
Phone: 203-432-3311
Dolores Hayden
Professor School of Architecture and American Studies
711 Rudolph Hall
dolores.hayden@yale.edu
Phone: 203-432-4782
Jules Prown
Paul Mellon Prof Emeritus History of Art
BAC 213
jules.prown@yale.edu
Phone: 203-432-2685
Alan Trachtenberg
Neil Gray Jr Prof Emeritus English and American Studies
149 Elm St, 220
alan.trachtenberg@yale.edu
Phone: 203-432-1828
Research Scholars
Areas of Interest
Guigui Yao
Associate Research Scholar American Studies
219 Pros, room 608
guigui.yao@yale.edu