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Publications by American Studies Alumni

Lucy San Pablo Burns, Ph.D. 2004: Associate Professor of Asian American Studies, University of California, Los Angeles
Puro Arte: Filipinos on the States of Empire (New York University Press, 2012; Winner of the 2012 Outstanding Book Award in Cultural Studies, Association for Asian American Studies)

Anna Creadick, Ph.D. 2002: Associate Professor of English, Hobart and William Smith College
Perfectly Average: The Pursuit of Normality in Postwar America (University of Massachusetts Press, 2010).

Nancy Frazier, Ph.D. 2004: Founding editor, Hampshire Life, a weekly of the Daily Hampshire Gazette
I, Lobster: A Crustacean Odyssey (University Press of New England, 2012).

Chris Hanlon, Ph.D. 2001: Professor of English, Eastern Illinois University
America’s England: Antebellum Literature and Atlantic Sectionalism (Oxford University Press, 2013)

Robert Hayashi, Ph.D. 2002: Associate Professor of English and American Studies, Amherst College
Haunted by Waters: A Journey through Race and Place in the American West (University of Iowa Press, 2007).

Cathy Schlund-Vials, Ph.D. 2006: Associate Professor of English and Asian American Studies, University of Connecticut, Storrs
Modeling Citizenship: Naturalization in Jewish and Asian American Writing (Temple University Press, 2011).
War, Genocide, and Justice: Cambodian American Memory Work (University of Minnesota Press, 2012).
Disability, Human Rights and the Limits of Humanitarianism, co-edited with Michael Gill (Ashgate Publishing, 2014).
Keywords in Asian American Studies, co-edited with Linda Trinh Võ and K. Scott Wong (New York University Press, 2015).

Chris Vials, Ph.D. 2006: Associate Professor of English, University of Connecticut, Storrs
Realism for the Masses: Aesthetics, Popular Front Pluralism, and U.S. Culture, 1933-1947 (University Press of Mississippi, 2009).
Haunted by Hitler: Liberals, the Left, and the Fight Against Fascism in the United States (University of Massachusetts Press, 2014).

American Studies Faculty

Chris Appy, History*
Stephen Arons, Legal Studies*
Joyce Berkman, History*
John Bracey, Afro-American Studies*
Laura Briggs, Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies*
Nicholas Bromell, English
Julio Capo, History*
Donal Carbaugh, Communication*
Mari Castañeda, Communication*
Dingo, Rebecca, English
Laura Doyle, English
Jennifer Fronc, History*
Laura Furlan, English 
David Glassberg, History*
Lisa Henderson, Communication*
Ruth Jennison, English 
A. Yemisi Jimoh, Afro-American Studies* 
Laura Lovett, History 
Mason Lowance, English
Randall Knoper, English
Barbara Krauthamer, History*



Luis Marentes, Spanish & Portuguese *
Marla Miller, History* 
Agustin Lao Montes, Sociology* 
Rachel Mordecai, English
Asha Nadkarni, English 
Mazen Naous, English
William Oedel, Art History*
Max Page, Art History* 
Robert Paynter, Anthropology* 
Hoang Phan, English
Emily Redman, History*
Sam Redman, History*
Britt Russert, Afro-American Studies*
TreaAndrea Russworm, English 
Daniel Sack, English
Elizabeth Sharrow, Political Science and History*
Shawn Shimpach, Communications*
James Smethhurst, Africo-American Studies* 
Steven C. Tracy, Afro-American Studies* 
Ron Welburn, English
Caroline Yang, English


*Affiliate Faculty