In American Studies, we consider the history, politics, and cultures of the Americas from an interdisciplinary perspective. Historically grounded in English and History, the field now incorporates people, ideas, and methods from across the Humanities and Social Sciences. Our practice is a form of critical citizenship.
Our research areas
African American Studies
Health and Medicine
Asian Diaspora Studies
Latin American and Caribbean Studies
Border and Transnational Studies
Critical Prison Studies
Native American and Indigenous Studies
Paul Anderson, Lessie Frazier, Susan Lepselter, Rasul Mowatt, Micol Seigel, Phoebe Wolfskill
Gender and Sexuality
Leisure and Tourism Studies
Critical Ethnic Studies
Paul Anderson, Lessie Frazier, Richard Henne-Ochoa, Karen Inouye, Sonia Lee, Susan Lepselter, Rasul Mowatt, Micol Seigel, Maisha Wester, Phoebe Wolfskill
This is the place where passion leads to action.
College of Arts & Sciences