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 NameTitleResearch InterestsEmail
Alexander, Kelly Instructor• food studies
• ethnographic methods
• documentary studies
• feminisms

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, DanielProfessor• American Indian and Indigenous Studies
• American Indian history
• politics and activism
• ethnohistorical methods
• biography and memory
• global indigenous rights
Diaz, VonProfessor of Practice• Puerto Rico
• The Caribbean
• Food
• Oral History
• Journalism
• Gender
• Race
• Immigration
• The American South
Douglas, KitaTeaching Assistant Professor• Asian American literature
• Asian American visual culture
• gender & sexuality studies
• archives and material culture
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
Sharon Holland
Holland, Sharon Distinguished Professor• critical race theory
• feminist theory
• queer theory
• sexuality studies
• animal studies

Kotch, Seth Associate Professor and Director, Southern Oral History Program • 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
Randolph, AntoniaAssistant Professor• Black Masculinity
• Popular Culture (Hip-Hop)
• Race Theory
• Education
• Sexuality

Richotte, Jr., Keith Associate Professor• American Indian law and policy
• legal history
• constitutionalism

Sawin, PatriciaAssociate Professor• narrative
• discourse
• festival
• culture of adoption

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



Daniel Anderson, English & Comparative Literature
William L. Andrews, English & Comparative Literature
Sarah Boyd, English & Comparative Literature
Fitzhugh Brundage, History
Maggie Cao, Art & Art History
Claude Clegg, African American & Diaspora Studies, and History
Tyree Daye, English & Comparative Literature
María DeGuzmán, English & Comparative Literature
Kathleen DuVal, History
Lawrence Grossberg, Communication Studies
Philip F. Gura, English & Comparative Literature
Amy Hertel, American Indian Center
Wes Hogan, Center for Documentary Studies-Duke
Heidi Kim, English & Comparative Literature
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
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