Faculty

Aliyyah Abdur-Rahman
Associate Professor of African and Afro-American Studies, and English
781-736-2165 Rabb Graduate Center, 135

Expertise: American and African American literature and culture, critical race theory, gender and sexuality studies, women of color, feminisms

Bernadette Brooten
Myra and Robert Kraft and Jacob Hiatt Professor of Christian Studies
781-736-2978 Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Center for the Humanities, 113

Expertise: Christian studies, New Testament, post-biblical Judaism, early christian literature and history, women and religion, history of sexuality, feminist sexual ethics (including focus on law and sexuality), history of slavery

Wendy Cadge
Professor of Sociology and Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies
781-736-2641 Rabb Graduate Center, 120

Expertise: Sociology of religion, culture, health and medicine, immigration, sexuality, research methods, Buddhism, chaplaincy

ChaeRan Freeze
Professor of Near Eastern and Judaic Studies, and Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies
781-736-2987 Lown Center for Judaica Studies, 312

Expertise: Jewish history, women's and gender studies

Thomas A. King
Associate Professor of English
781-736-2149 Rabb Graduate Center, 244

Expertise: 17th- and 18th-century English literary and cultural studies, Renaissance drama, theatre and performance studies, gender, sexuality and queer studies.

Ann Koloski-Ostrow
The Kevy and Hortense Kaiserman Endowed Chair in the Humanities
781-736-2183 Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Center for the Humanities, 213

Expertise: Roman art, archaeology, civilization, culture, engineering, technology, and daily life (including sanitation, toilets, and water systems); Pompeii, Herculaneum, and other sites near Mt. Vesuvius on the Bay of Naples; ancient Greek art and archaeology, Latin language and literature, mythology in Greek and Roman art and text, and Greek language and literature

Sarah Lamb
Professor of Anthropology
781-736-2211 Brown Social Science Center, 208

Expertise: Social-cultural theory, anthropology of aging, gender and sexuality, person and self, medical anthropology, immigrant and transnational communities, understandings of modernity, South Asia, South Asian Americans, US cultural-historical practices of aging

Paul Morrison
Professor of English
781-736-2147 Rabb Graduate Center, 233

Expertise: Modernism, literary criticism and theory, film, sexuality, popular culture

Faith Lois Smith
Associate Professor of African and Afro-American Studies, and English
781-736-2094 Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Center for the Humanities, 217

Expertise: Anglophone Caribbean literature, African-American literature of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, literary method, Caribbean women and globalization