Associate Faculty

Gannit Ankori
Gannit Ankori
Professor of Fine Arts and Chair in Israeli Art, Department of Fine Arts and Schusterman Center for Israel Studies
781-736-7254 Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Center for the Humanities, 312

Expertise: Gannit Ankori has published and lectured extensively about modern and contemporary art from a global perspective, with emphasis on issues pertaining to gender, national identity, religion, trauma, exile, hybridity and their manifestations in the creative arts. Her geographical regions of expertise, include the Middle East and Mexico.

Elizabeth Bradfield
Elizabeth Bradfield
Associate Professor of the Practice of English, and Co-Director of the Creative Writing Program
781-736-2145 Rabb Graduate Center, 206

Expertise: Poetry—with a particular interest in poems that engage with a sense of place, biology, history, queer identity, and collaborations with/responses to visual art. Literature that bridges worlds. Literary publishing that includes and pushes beyond the traditional magazine format.

Susan Dibble
Susan Dibble
Louis, Frances, and Jeffrey Sachar Professor of Creative Arts
781-736-3415 Spingold Theater Center, 3

Expertise: Movement for the Actor, Historical Dance and Movement Styles, Modern Dance, Composition and Choreography, Clown, Mask, Rudolf Laban and Francois Delsarte Movement Theory and Systems, History of Dance and Movement Training, Lecturer in Dance Composition, Poetry, Literature, Design and the Visual Arts serving as sources for creating Dance Movement Theater and the creative process.

M. Cristina Espinosa
M. Cristina Espinosa
Associate Professor
781-736-7660 Heller-Brown Building, 110159

Expertise: Gender, culture and sustainable development/conservation; Gender, livelihoods and social differentiation; Globalization gender and livelihoods; indigenous peoples and ethnicity in development; ethnic spirituality and health.

Gordie Fellman
Gordon Fellman
Professor of Sociology
781-736-2642 Pearlman Hall, 110

Expertise: Marx and Freud, social class and social change, deconstructing war, building peace, Israeli-Palestinian confrontation, sociology of empowerment, masculinities, psychoanalytic sociology, public sociology

Elizabeth Emma Ferry
Elizabeth Emma Ferry
Professor of Anthropology
781-736-2218 Brown Social Science Center, 226

Expertise: Economic anthropology, mining and resources, anthropology of finance, materiality.

Sylvia Barack Fishman
Sylvia Barack Fishman
Joseph and Esther Foster Professor in Judaic Studies
781-736-2065 Lown Center for Judaica Studies, 308

Expertise: Contemporary Jewry, American Jewish sociology, Jewish literature, film and popular culture, changing construction of Jews gender roles and Jewish families

Matthew Fraleigh
Matthew Fraleigh
Associate Professor of East Asian Literature and Culture
781-736-3229 Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Center for the Humanities, 115

Expertise: Classical and modern Japanese literature and language, cultural and literary exchange between China and Japan; literature of travel, Sinitic poetry and prose in East Asia

Laura J. Goldin
Laura J. Goldin
Professor of the Practice of Environmental Studies
781-736-3075 Rabb Graduate Center, 347
Expertise: Environmental Justice, Environmental Law and Policy, Environmental Sustainability
Anita Hannig
Anita Hannig
Undergraduate Advising Head
Assistant Professor of Anthropology
781-736-2214 Brown Social Science Center, 209

Expertise: Medical and cultural anthropology, anthropology of death and dying, anthropology of religion, anthropology of gender, anthropology of the body, medical aid-in-dying, end-of-life care, Ethiopia, United States

Caren Irr
Caren Irr
Professor of English
781-736-2143 Rabb Graduate Center, 142

Expertise: Theory. Film and media studies. Contemporaneity.

Alice Kelikian
Alice Kelikian
Associate Professor of History
781-736-2276 Olin-Sang American Civilization Center, 219

Expertise: Modern European history. Social history. Italian cinema and culture. She chairs the Program in Film, Television and Interactive Media.

Thomas A. King
Thomas A. King
Associate Professor of English
781-736-2149 Rabb Graduate Center, 24

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

Ann Koloski-Ostrow
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.

Adrianne Krstansky
Adrianne Krstansky
Barbara Sherman '54 and Malcolm L. Sherman Director of Theater Arts
781-736-3342 Spingold Theater Center, 107

Expertise: Acting, Improvisation, Viewpoints, Collaborative Process/Devising

Nidhiya Menon
Nidhiya Menon
Associate Professor of Economics
781-736-2230 Sachar International Center, 202

Expertise: Development economics, Applied Microeconomics, Health, Gender, Labor, Demography

Robin Feuer Miller
Robin Feuer Miller
Edytha Macy Gross Professor of Humanities
781-736-3192 Shiffman Humanities Center, 215

Expertise: The novel in Russia and Europe of the nineteenth century. The short story in Russia. The literature of childhood and children's literature.

David Sherman
David Sherman
Associate Professor of English
781-736-8214 Rabb Graduate Center, 136

Expertise: Modernism, Contemporary British, Narrative Theory, Continental Philosophy, Elegy, Trauma and Witnessing, Secularization

Sara Shostak
Sara Shostak
Associate Professor of Sociology
781-736-2213 Pearlman Hall, 207

Expertise: Sociology of Health and Illness, Science and Technology Studies, Environmental Sociology, Research Methods

Gowri Vijayakumar
Gowri Vijayakumar
Assistant Professor of Sociology

Expertise: Gender, Sexuality, Transnational Social Movements, Development, Labor and Labor Movements, Feminist Theory, HIV/AIDS, Ethnographic and Interview Methods, South Asia, Sub-Saharan Africa

Aida Yuen Wong
Aida Yuen Wong
Nathan Cummings and Robert B. and Beatrice C. Mayer Chair in Fine Arts and Associate Professor of Fine Arts, East Asian Studies and Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies Program
781-736-2670 Mandel Center for the Humanities 212

Expertise: Chinese and Asian modern art