Name TitleResearch InterestsEmail


Allen, RobertDistinguished Professor• digital humanities
• American cultural history
• family history
rallen@email.unc.edu
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Berlinger, GabrielleAssistant Professor• material culture
• ritual
• Jewish folklore and ethnology
• ethnography
• public folklore
• museum anthropology
gberling@unc.edu
Dan Cobb
Cobb, DanielFull Professor• American Indian and Indigenous Studies
• American Indian history
• politics and activism
• ethnohistorical methods
• biography and memory
• global indigenous rights
dcobb@unc.edu
Marsha Miller
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Engelhardt, ElizabethDistinguished Professor• Southern cultures
• food
• Appalachia
• feminism
• literature
• region and place
e.engelhardt@unc.edu
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Frey, Benjamin E.Assistant Professor• sociolinguistics
• language shift
• Cherokee language
benfrey@live.unc.edu

Herman, BernardDistinguished Professor• material and visual culture
• folklore and folk life
• cultures of the American South
• vernacular art
blherman@email.unc.edu

Hinson, GlennAssociate Professor• public folklore
• ethnography
• African American expressive culture
• American South
ghinson@unc.edu

Holland, Sharon Distinguished Professor• critical race theory
• feminist theory
• queer theory
• sexuality studies
• animal studies
pasharon@email.unc.edu
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
aking83@email.unc.edu

Kotch, Seth Assistant Professor• digital humanities
• modern south
• oral history
• criminal and social justice
sethkotch@unc.edu

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

Richotte, Jr., Keith Assistant Professor• American Indian law and policy
• legal history
• constitutionalism
richotte@email.unc.edu
Michelle Robinson
Robinson, MichelleAssociate Professor• 19th and 20th century U.S. religious history
• 19th and 20th century American literature
• U.S. cinema
mmrobins@unc.edu
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
arodrig@email.unc.edu

Sawin, PatriciaAssociate Professor• narrative
• discourse
• festival
• culture of adoption
sawin@unc.edu
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
swiatlowski@unc.edu
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Tone-Pah-Hote, JennyAssociate Professor• American Indian and Indigenous Studies
• American Indian history
• expressive and material culture
tonepahh@email.unc.edu

Willis, RachelFull Professor• global American Studies
• transportation planning
• labor economics
• service-learning, experiential and higher education
Rachel.Willis@unc.edu

 

Adjunct/Affiliated:

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
Bryan Giemza, Southern Historical Collection
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