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Affiliate Faculty and Staff

The department has more than 80 affiliated faculty housed in other departments across campus. Affiliate faculty members teach courses cross-listed with women, gender and sexuality studies and serve on our various curricular and research committees.

This program structure hallmarks the uniqueness and strength of women, gender and sexuality studies at the University of Maryland. Both the department and the program are inclusive of many disciplinary perspectives and methodologies, yet capable of encouraging new scholarship that is broadly interdisciplinary.

Affiliate Faculty

Linda Aldoory

Associate Dean for Research and Programming, College of Arts and Humanities

1102 A Francis Scott Key Hall
College Park MD, 20742

(301) 405-7364

Hester Baer

Affiliate, English

Mercédès Baillargeon

Associate Professor, School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures

Janna Bianchini

Associate Professor, History
Classics
Affiliate Associate Professor, The Harriet Tubman Department of Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

2116 Taliaferro Hall
College Park MD, 20742

(301) 405-4326

La Marr Bruce

Assistant Professor and Director of Graduate Studies, American Studies

2324 Tawes Hall
College Park MD, 20742

(301) 405-1356

Janet Chernela

1128 Woods Hall
College Park MD, 20742

(301) 405-1421

Tita Chico

Professor, English

3204 Tawes Hall
College Park MD, 20742

(301) 405-3811

Kimberly Coles

Associate Professor, English

3127 Tawes Hall
College Park MD, 20742

(301) 405-9662

Theresa Coletti

Professor, English

3224 Tawes Hall
College Park MD, 20742

(301) 405-7853

Merle Collins

Professor, English

3104 Tawes Hall
College Park MD, 20742

(301) 405-3775

Crystal Davis

Assistant Professor, Dance Performance and Scholarship

2810 The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center
College Park MD, 20742

Sonalde Desai

3143 Parren J. Mitchell Art-Sociology Building
College Park MD, 20742

(301) 405-6312

Caroline Eades

Associate Professor, French
Classics
Affiliate Associate Professor, The Harriet Tubman Department of Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
Affiliate Associate Professor, American Studies

3106C Jimenez Hall
College Park MD, 20742

(301) 405-4029

Jessica Enoch

Professor, English

1116 Tawes Hall
College Park MD, 20742

(301) 405-3761

Jason Farman

Professor and Director of the Design Cultures & Creativity Program, American Studies

3328 Tawes Hall
College Park MD, 20742

3328 Tawes Hall

Leslie Felbain

Associate Professor, Theatre Performance

2819 The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center
College Park MD, 20742

(301) 405-6672

Maxine Grossman

Associate Professor, Joseph and Rebecca Meyerhoff Program and Center for Jewish Studies

142 Holzapfel Hall
College Park MD, 20742

(301) 405-4980

Christina Hanhardt

Associate Professor, American Studies

1328D Tawes Hall
College Park MD, 20742

(301) 405-1360

Sharon Harley

Affiliate Associate Professor, American Studies

1117 Taliaferro Hall
College Park MD, 20742

(301) 405-1158

Luke Jensen

2218 Marie Mount Hall
College Park MD, 20742

(301) 405-1563

Fatemeh Keshavarz

Affiliate, English

Sahar Khamis

Associate Professor, Communication

2104 Skinner Building
College Park MD, 20742

(301) 405-0864

Steven Klees

3112E Benjamin Building
College Park MD, 20742

(301) 405-2212

Julie Koser

Associate Professor, Germanic Studies

3210 Jimenez Hall
College Park MD, 20742

(301) 405-4106

Hallie Liberto

Associate Professor, Philosophy

Marilee Lindemann

Associate Professor, English
Affiliate Associate Professor, The Harriet Tubman Department of Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
Affiliate Associate Professor, American Studies

1125 Cumberland Hall
College Park MD, 20742

(301) 405-0531

Clare Lyons

Associate Professor, History

2129 Taliaferro Hall
College Park MD, 20742

(301) 405-1156

Hoda Mahmoudi

1114A Chincoteague Hall
College Park MD, 20742

(301) 314-7714

Michele Mason

Associate Professor, School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures

4224 Jimenez Hall
College Park MD, 20742

(301) 405-3745

Nancy Mirabal

Associate Professor and Interim Director of Graduate Studies, American Studies

3329 Tawes Hall
College Park MD, 20742

(301) 405-1358

Robyn Muncy

Professor, History
Affiliate Professor, American Studies

2135 Taliaferro Hall
College Park MD, 20742

(301) 405-7773

Zita Nunes

Associate Professor, English
Affiliate Associate Professor, The Harriet Tubman Department of Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
Affiliate Associate Professor, American Studies

2119 Tawes Hall
College Park MD, 20742

(301) 405-3801

Karen O'Brien

2147B Biology-Psychology Building
College Park MD, 20742

(301) 405-5812

Kerryann O'Meara

3119G Benjamin Building
College Park MD, 20742

(301) 405-2335

Randy Ontiveros

Associate Professor, English
Affiliate Associate Professor, The Harriet Tubman Department of Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
Affiliate Associate Professor, American Studies

3232 Tawes Hall
College Park MD, 20742

(301) 405-9661

Shawn Parry-Giles

Professor and Chair, Communication

2126 Skinner Building
College Park MD, 20742

(301) 405-6527

Mehl Penrose

Associate Professor, School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures

3215 Jimenez Hall
College Park MD, 20742

(301)405-8902

Ana Rodriguez

Associate Professor, School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
Affiliate Associate Professor, American Studies

2215E Jimenez Hall
College Park MD, 20742

(301) 405-2020

Karin Rosemblatt

Professor and Director of the Center for Historical Studies, History

2127 Taliaferro Hall
College Park MD, 20742

301-405-4286

Laura J. Rosenthal

Professor, English

3106 Tawes Hall
College Park MD, 20742

(301) 405-1408

David Sartorius

Associate Professor, History

2101E Francis Scott Key Hall
College Park MD, 20742

(301) 405-4287

Mary Sies

Associate Professor and Director of Museum Studies and Material Culture Program, American Studies

1328F Tawes Hall
College Park MD, 20742

(301) 405-1361

Martha Nell Smith

Professor, English
Affiliate Professor, The Harriet Tubman Department of Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
Affiliate Professor, American Studies

3238 Tawes Hall
College Park MD, 20742

(301) 405-8878

Catherine Knight Steele

Assistant Professor, Communication

2105 Skinner Building; 0301 Hornbake Library
College Park MD, 20742

(301) 405-8927

Linda Steiner

3203 John S. and James L. Knight Hall
College Park MD, 20742

(301) 405-2426

Elizabeth Toth

Professor, Communication

2112 Skinner Building
College Park MD, 20742

(301) 405-8077

Orrin Wang

Professor, English
Affiliate Professor, The Harriet Tubman Department of Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
Affiliate Professor, American Studies

3240 Tawes Hall
College Park MD, 20742

(301) 405-3754

Mary Helen Washington

Distinguished University Professor, English
Affiliate Professor, The Harriet Tubman Department of Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

3206 Tawes Hall
College Park MD, 20742

(301) 405-7634

Psyche Williams-Forson

1328E Tawes Hall
College Park MD, 20742

(301) 405-6931

Janelle Wong

Professor, American Studies

2335 Tawes Hall
College Park MD, 20742

(301) 405-6834

Carly Woods

Associate Professor & Co-Director of Graduate Studies (Recruitment/Admissions), Communication

2130 Skinner Building
College Park MD, 20742

(301) 405-6523

Madeline Zilfi

Professor Emerita, History

2101L Francis Scott Key Hall
College Park MD, 20742

(301) 405-8403