Sharon J. O'BrienProfessor of English and American Studies, James Hope Caldwell Professor of American Cultures (1975).Denny Hall Room email@example.com
Sharon J. O'Brien
(on partial leave 2012-13)
Professor of English and American Studies, James Hope Caldwell Professor of American Cultures (1975).Denny Hall Room 316(717) 245-1497 | firstname.lastname@example.org
| Visit Web SiteB.A., Radcliffe College, 1967; M.A., Harvard University, 1969; Ph.D., 1975.Lindback Award for Distinguished Teaching, 1985-1986.Sharon O'Brien teaches interdisciplinary courses in the American Studies and English Departments, looking at the multiplicity of American cultures through the lenses of race, class, gender, and ethnicity. The author of a biography of Willa Cather, she is now teaching and writing memoir and personal essay. Teaching and research interests include the politics of memory; illness and narrative; and lifewriting.
Amy E. FarrellProfessor of American Studies and Women's and Gender Studies; John J. Curley '60 and Ann Conser Curley '63 Faculty Chair in the Liberal Arts (1991).Denny Hall Room 306(717) 245-1869 | email@example.com
B.A., Ohio University, 1985; M.A., University of Minnesota, 1988; Ph.D., 1991.Dickinson Award for Distinguished Teaching, 2005-06Her research includes 20th century U.S. culture, U.S. women's history, body politics, and the history of fat stigma. Her book FAT SHAME is forthcoming in fall 2010. She has also published a book on the history of Ms. magazine during the second wave of feminism, YOURS IN SISTERHOOD: MS. MAGAZINE AND THE PROMISE OF POPULAR FEMINISM.
Cotten SeilerAssociate Professor of American Studies (2002).firstname.lastname@example.org
B.A., Northwestern University, 1990; M.A, University of Kansas, 1998; Ph.D., 2002.Cotten Seiler's teaching and research interests include United States cultural and intellectual history, popular culture, and social theory. The author of Republic of Drivers: A Cultural History of Automobility in America (Chicago, 2008), he is currently writing on expressions of "sameness" across a range of political and racial thought in the late twentieth century.
Jerry PhilogeneAssistant Professor of American Studies (2005).Denny Hall Room 16(717) 254-8953 | email@example.com
B.A., New School University, 1989; M.A., New York University, 1993; Ph.D., 2009.Jerry Philogene specializes in 20th century African American and Afro Caribbean visual arts and cultural history. Her teaching interests include interdisciplinary American cultural history and black cultural and identity politics. Her research interests explore the intersections of race, ethnicity, class, and gender as articulated in contemporary visual and popular culture.
Laura G. GrappoAssistant Professor of American Studies (2008).Denny Hall Room 4(717) 245-1070 | firstname.lastname@example.org
B.A., Wesleyan University, 2001; M.A., Yale University, 2005; M.Phil., 2006; Ph.D., 2010.Laura Grappo teaches interdisciplinary courses focusing on cultural theory, queer studies, Latina/o studies, and the politics of race and gender in the Americas. She has just completed her doctoral dissertation entitled “Home and Other Myths: A Lexicon of Queer Inhabitation.” Her research interests include queer and postcolonial theory, ethics, science fiction, contemporary literature, utopian thinking, political philosophies, and anti-colonial futures.
Perin E. GurelVisiting Assistant Professor of American Studies (2011).Denny Hall Room 312(717) 254-8031 | email@example.com
| Visit Web SiteB.A., University of California-Berkeley, 2004; M.A., Yale University, 2007; M.Phil., 2008; Ph.D., 2010.Her research and teaching explore folk, popular, and new media cultures in relation to U.S. diversity and international relations, with special focus on the post-WWI Middle East. She is currently working on her first book, titled Wild Westernization: Gender, Sexuality, and the United States in Turkey. Her teaching interests include transnational American studies; gender and popular culture; and participatory media and social justice.
Charles A. BaroneProfessor of Economics (1975).Althouse Hall Room 209(717) 245-1404 | firstname.lastname@example.org
| Visit Web SiteB.A., American University, 1971; Ph.D., 1978.Dickinson Award for Distinguished Teaching, 2012-13Specializes in U.S. political economy with special emphasis on wealth and income distribution, labor issues, and race, class, and gender discrimination. He is also interested in the social and psychological dynamics of prejudice and discrimination. His most recent publications examine the pluralist economics tradition at Dickinson College.
Kim L. RogersProfessor of History (1983).239 W Louther St (717) 245-1517 | email@example.com
B.A., Florida State University, 1973; M.A., University of Minnesota, 1976; Ph.D. 1982.Her teaching interests center on recent U.S. history, urban America, and gender and family history. Research interests include biography and autobiography, oral history, and life-course analysis.
Robert P. WinstonAssociate Provost; Professor of English (1979).West College (Old West) 1st Floor(717) 245-1363 | firstname.lastname@example.org
| Visit Web SiteB.A., Bates College, 1972; M.A., University of Wisconsin, 1973; Ph.D., 1979.He specializes in American literature before 1914, especially the development of the early American novel. His current research focuses on the relationships between popular literature and national cultures.
Lonna M. Malmsheimer
(Lindback Award for Distinguished Teaching 1986-1987.)
Adjunct Faculty and Professor Emerita of American Studies (1975-2007).239 W Louther St (717) 245-1520 | email@example.com
B.A., Pennsylvania State University, 1962; M.A., 1965; Ph.D., University of Minnesota, 1973.
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