College of Arts and Sciences

Department of Critical Culture, Gender, and Race Studies

Affiliate Faculty

Affiliate faculty also participate in the Program in American Studies. These faculty from across the campus teach graduate courses in their own department (English, history, education, etc.) and can serve on American studies graduate student committees.

Patricia Ericsson is an associate professor of digital technology/culture and English at WSU Pulllman. Her areas of expertise include critical technology studies, digital diversity, and cultural rhetoric. Email: ericsson@wsu.edu

Paula Groves Price is an associate professor of education at WSU Pullman. She studies issues of equity looking for solutions to the problems of inequalities in schools and society. Her interest in discovering and reclaiming the voices of black women has resulted in ethnographic research about community activities whose life stories enrich multicultural education today. Email: pgroves@wsu.edu

Wendy Dasler Johnson is an associate professor of English on the regional campus at WSU Vancouver. Her work in the history and theory of rehetoric provides a cultural and historical context for her research and publications on 19th-century American women's poetry. Email: wjohnson1@vancouver.wsu.edu

Thabiti Lewis is an associate professor of English on the regional campus at WSU Vancouver. His research and publications focus on 20th-century African American literature, critical race studies, and black masculinity. Email: thabiti@vancouver.wsu.edu

Laurie Mercier is a professor of history on the regional campus at WSU Vancouver. She also serves as program director of the Center for Columbia River History. Her research and publications focus on workers and labor, identity, gender, region, and community, especially in the U.S. West. Email: lmercier@vancouver.wsu.edu

Pavithra Narayanan is an associate professor of digital technology/culture and English on the regional campus at WSU Vancouver. She works on film, globalization, gender and political economy, South Asian feminisms, postcolonial literature, and documentary films. Email: pavitraa@vancouver.wsu.edu

Wendy Olson is an assistant professor of English on the regional campus at WSU Vancouver. Her areas of expertise include basic writing, critical literacy, politcal economy, history and theory of composition, history, and theory of rhetoric. Email: wmolson@vancouver.wsu.edu

T.V. Reed is a professor of English and American studies at WSU Pullman. He teaches classes on cultural theory, social movements, contemporary American fiction, digital diversity, and popular culture. Email: reedtv@wsu.edu

Carol Siegel is a professor of English on the regional campus at WSU Vancouver. Her research and teaching interests include feminist theory, women's post-modernism, multi-ethnic contemporary U.S. fiction, subcultures, and sexuality. Email: siegel@vancouver.wsu.edu

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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