• Ann L Ardis

    Ann L Ardis



    British modernism; technologies of culture; periodical press history; gender


  • LaNitra M Berger

    LaNitra M Berger

    Associate Professor

    Art of the African Diaspora, African-American art history, South African modern art, Intersections of the African and Jewish Diasporas, lynching photography, art and social activism, African and African American Studies, social justice and international education, women artists, racial injustice and public monuments and memorials

  • Cris Berry

    Cris Berry

    Office Manager

  • Theresa Gielissen Bloodworth

    Theresa Gielissen Bloodworth


    English as a Second Language, English for Academic Purposes, Business English

  • Jill Bowen

    Jill Bowen

    Curriculum and Space Manager

  • Lisa C Breglia

    Lisa C Breglia

    Senior Associate Dean for Undergraduate Affairs

    Associate Professor

    Globalization; Energy, Environment and Sustainability; Political economy of resources; Museums, Heritage, Cultural Policy; Tourism; Mexico, Latin America; Ethnography

  • Alecia Bryan

    Alecia Bryan

    Director of Advancement Communication


  • Jennie Bush

    Jennie Bush

    Faculty Affairs Assistant


  • Kendall Reed Cage

    Kendall Reed Cage

    Graduate Professional Assistant

  • Dawn Cassidy

    Dawn Cassidy

    Development Operations Manager

  • Charles Chavis

    Charles Chavis

    Assistant Professor

  • Janice M. Cohen

    Janice M. Cohen

    Director, Finance & Research Operations


  • Danny Collier

    Danny Collier

    Director of IT and Web Development

    Assistant Professor

  • David Powers Corwin

    David Powers Corwin

    Assistant Professor

    LGBTQ Studies; feminist and queer theory; friendship studies; television studies; trauma rhetoric; gender and sexuality in Appalachia; role of gender equity centers in higher education









  • Rachel E Lindsey

    Rachel E Lindsey

    Assistant Director, Career Education, Career Services and CHSS Undergraduate Academic Affairs


  • Angelina Locker

    Angelina Locker

    Postdoctoral Fellow

    Biocultural archaeology; migration; kinship; social complexity, legitimization of power; isotope geochemistry; ancient DNA; memory; place-making; mortuary archaeology; archaeological science; human-environment interaction; resilience; household and settlement archaeology. Geographic foci include Belize, Mesoamerica, and Romania.

  • Troy J. Lowery

    Troy J. Lowery

    Director of Student Outreach



  • Alice Magelssen-Green
  • Laura N Martin

    Laura N Martin

    Graduate Research Assistant

    Childhood Trauma, PTSD, Couples, and Family Functioning, Parenting, Emotion Regulation, Early Maltreatment

  • Lalah R Masood

    Lalah R Masood

    HR and Finance Analyst

  • Shannon McCarthy

    Shannon McCarthy

    Marketing Specialist for Graduate Programs

  • Jenna M McGwin

    Jenna M McGwin

    Director, Operations and Initiatives

  • Erin McSherry

    Erin McSherry

    Assistant Dean for Student Success


  • Leeya Mehta

    Leeya Mehta


    Nationalism, intergenerational trauma, and breaking cycles of violence through individual and civic agency. Mehta's column, The Company We Keep, on the reading and writing life, appears in the Independent, exploring the life of social justice and the contemporary imagination.

  • Irene Mills

    Irene Mills

    Associate Director of Budget


  • Joan Mlotkowski

    Joan Mlotkowski

    Human Resources Coordinator

  • Heather E Moss

    Heather E Moss

    Assistant Director of Events and Community Engagement


  • Shyam V Patel

    Shyam V Patel

    Assistant Professor

  • Rashmi Pershad

    Rashmi Pershad

    Associate Director of Pre-Award Research Administration


    Research administration:operations, proposal submission, training and compliance

  • Christy L Pichichero

    Christy L Pichichero

    Director of Faculty Diversity

    Associate Professor

    Early Modern, Enlightenment, Revolutionary History, Literature, Art, & Music of the French Empire; Theories, Histories, and Practices of African Diaspora; Slavery & its Afterlives; War & Culture; Critical Race & Mixed-Race Studies; Gender & Sexuality; Human Rights & Social Justice; Theater; Film; Digital Humanities; Medical History; History of Emotion; Women’s Writing & History; History of News & Information Networks; Critical Pedagogy; Inclusive Pedagogy & Curricular Design; Student/Faculty Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, & Wellbeing; Faculty, Graduate, Undergraduate Recruitment, Retention, & Mentoring; Academic and Community Activism, Academe & Politics.


  • Marguerite Rippy

    Marguerite Rippy

    Associate Dean for Graduate Affairs

    Associate Professor

    Classic cinema, Orson Welles and the origins of "truthiness" in performance, transindigenous adaptations of Shakespeare, and performing gendered and racialized sexualities from Shakespeare to Hollywood.

  • Clara Robertello

    Clara Robertello

    Graduate Recruitment and Admissions Coordinator

  • Andrew E Rudd

    Andrew E Rudd

    Assistant Professor

    Basic Course






  • Sajida Yasmeen

    Sajida Yasmeen

    Graduate Research Assistant

    Borderline personality disorder, predictors (e.g., criminogenic thinking) of substance use and recidivism among correctional populations, protective factors (e.g., religion) for substance misuse among correctional populations

  • Kevin Christopher Young

    Kevin Christopher Young

    Assistant Professor


  • Craig Zaccaro

    Craig Zaccaro

    Associate Director of IT and Application Development

    Application Design and Architecture, Test-Driven Development, Object-Oriented Programming