NameTitleResearch InterestsEmail

Allen, RobertDistinguished Professor• digital humanities
• American cultural history
• family history
Alexander, Kelly Instructor• food studies
• ethnographic methods
• documentary studies
• feminisms
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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
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
Gelfand, RachelPost doctoral Scholar• Queer Studies
• Oral History
• Memory Studies
• Visual Culture
• Holocaust and Genocide Studies
• Documentary Arts
• Feminist Theory
• Jewish Studies
• U.S. Popular Culture

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

Kotch, Seth Associate 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, AnnetteAssistant Professor• 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
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Tone-Pah-Hote, JennyAssociate Professor• American Indian and Indigenous Studies
• American Indian history
• expressive and material culture
van den Berk, JorritVisiting Professor• US Foreign Relations
• Public Diplomacy
• Transatlantic Relations
• War and Liberation
• Race in international contexts

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
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
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
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