Name TitleResearch InterestsEmail

Allen, RobertDistinguished Professor• digital humanities
• American cultural history
• family history
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Berlinger, GabrielleAssistant Professor• material culture
• ritual
• Jewish folklore and ethnology
• ethnography
• public folklore
• museum anthropology
Dan Cobb
Cobb, DanielFull Professor• American Indian and Indigenous Studies
• American Indian history
• politics and activism
• ethnohistorical methods
• biography and memory
• global indigenous rights
Dewey, MyronVisiting Professor• Director Film-maker, Digital Storyteller, Youth Media Trainer
• Creating solutions with Digital Humanities
• Community Journalism, Advocacy Journalism, Social Media Educator
• Indigenous Studies "Through Indigenous Eyes and Experiences"
• Indigenous Technology, Digital Language Preservation,
• Bridging the Digital Divide Throughout Indigenous Communities
• Drone use and technology
Marsha Miller
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Engelhardt, ElizabethDistinguished Professor• Southern cultures
• food
• Appalachia
• feminism
• literature
• region and place
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Frey, Benjamin E.Assistant Professor• sociolinguistics
• language shift
• Cherokee language

Herman, BernardDistinguished Professor• material and visual culture
• folklore and folk life
• cultures of the American South
• vernacular art

Hinson, GlennAssociate Professor• public folklore
• ethnography
• African American expressive culture
• American South

Holland, Sharon Distinguished Professor• critical race theory
• feminist theory
• queer theory
• sexuality studies
• animal studies
King, Amy Post doctoral Scholar• plantation imaginaries
• hemispheric American studies
• contemporary American, Caribbean, and African literatures
• film and television studies
• intersectional women’s and gender studies

Kotch, Seth Assistant Professor• digital humanities
• modern south
• oral history
• criminal and social justice

Marr, TimothyAssociate Professor• Nineteenth-Century American literary and cultural history
• Transnational American Studies
• religion in American culture
• Islam in/and America
• Herman Melville

Richotte, Jr., Keith Assistant Professor• American Indian law and policy
• legal history
• constitutionalism
Michelle Robinson
Robinson, MichelleAssociate Professor• 19th and 20th century U.S. religious history
• 19th and 20th century American literature
• U.S. cinema
Rodriguez, AnnettePost doctoral Scholar• Anti-colonial Theory
• Feminisms
• Histories of land tenure
• 19th and 20th century U.S. popular culture
• Performance
• Ritual violence
• Visual Culture
• Borderlands
• (Im)migration

Sawin, PatriciaAssociate Professor• narrative
• discourse
• festival
• culture of adoption
Swiatlowski, Mathew
Post doctoral Scholar• sound studies
• cultural studies
• history of recorded sound and audio playback technologies
• U.S. popular and vernacular musics
• class and culture
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Tone-Pah-Hote, JennyAssociate Professor• American Indian and Indigenous Studies
• American Indian history
• expressive and material culture

Willis, RachelFull Professor• global American Studies
• transportation planning
• labor economics
• service-learning, experiential and higher education



Daniel Anderson, English & Comparative Literature
William L. Andrews, English & Comparative Literature
Fitzhugh Brundage, History
Maggie Cao, Art & Art History
Claude Clegg, African American & Diaspora Studies, and History
Maria DeGuzman, English & Comparative Literature
Kathleen DuVal, History
Tiber Falzett, English and Comparative Literature
Lawrence Grossberg, Communication Studies
Philip F. Gura, English & Comparative Literature
Amy Hertel, American Indian Center
Jennifer Ho, English
Wes Hogan, Center for Documentary Studies-Duke
Malinda Maynor Lowery, History
Jocelyn Neal, Music and Folklore
Michael Palm, Communication Studies
Della Pollock, Communication Studies
Eliza Richards, English & Comparative Literature
Katherine Roberts, Center for the Study of the American South
Robyn Schroeder, Humanities for the Public Good
Rachel F. Seidman, Center for the Study of the American South
William Sturkey, History
Jane Thrailkill, English & Comparative Literature
Tim Tyson, Center for Documentary Studies-Duke
Harry Watson, History
Anne Whisnant, History

Emeritus Professors

Marcie Ferris
William R. Ferris
Peter Filene
Jacquelyn Hall
John Kasson
Joy Kasson
Townsend Ludington
Daniel Patterson
Theda Perdue
Charles Zug