Media Critic: Scholar and literary analyst takes on pop culture

Thursday, April 20, 2017

If you were to meet TreaAndrea Russworm at a party and ask her what she does for a living, she might give you her short, straightforward answer: she’s an associate professor in the UMass Amherst...
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Berkovitz elected to American Academy for Jewish Research

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Jay R. Berkovitz, Professor and Chair of the Department of Judaic and Near Eastern Studies, has been elected a Fellow of the American Academy for Jewish Research (AAJR). Established in 1919, the...
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Spotlight Scholar: Afro-American Studies Chair John Bracey

Thursday, December 11, 2014

Few scholars can boast the academic pedigree of Afro-American Studies professor and chair John Bracey. His family comprises four generations of teachers. Bracey’s grandparents were teachers and his...
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Trent Masiki of Afro-American Studies Receives Fulbright Award

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Trent Masiki, Professor of English at Quinsigamond Community College and Ph.D. Candidate in the dpeartment of Afr0-American Studies at UMass Amherst, has been awarded a Fulbright Scholar grant to...
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English Professor Wins Fulbright Award

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Associate Professor of English Joselyn Almeida-Beveridge was awarded a prestigious Fulbright award, which will allow her to study and research abroad in Spain....
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