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Race and Ethnicity Studies

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Tenure-Line Faculty

Toni Jensen

Native American literature: critical theories of race, culture, and geography

Carla J. Mulford

Early African American studies, Native American Studies, Asian American studies.  Dissertations directed in these fields include those by Youngsuk Chae, Cedrick May, Elizabeth Archuleta, Amy E. Winans, and Rochelle Zuck.  My current thesis writer, Mathew C. RudeWalker, is using his thesis, Where Our Dead Lie Buried, to explore Native resistance to colonizing efforts.

Aldon Lynn Nielsen

critical theories of race and ethnicity; comparative US literatures; Latin American literature; have taught African American, Asian American, Native American and Latino literature courses.

Benjamin Schreier

Jewish and Jewish American literature and culture; Theory of identity and identification; Ethnic and identitarian legibility; American ethnic literature; New York Intellectuals; National and nationalist discourse; Metropolitanism and Cosmopolitanism; Habits of thought and recognition; Aesthetics

Linda Furgerson Selzer

Critical race theory, theories of cosmopolitanism, intertextuality