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Professor of Comparative Politics
Associate Chair
1627 Patterson Office Tower
(859) 257-9677
Professor
Director of Undergraduate Studies
Internship Director
Comparative Politics, Gender and Politics, Latin American Politics
1631 Patterson Office Tower
Professor, Department of Linguistics
Director, Latin American, Caribbean, and Latino Studies Program
Linguistics
1673 Patterson Office Tower
Assistant Professor
Modern U.S. history, Social movements history, Labor and working class history and politics, History of race and ethnicity, U.S. Latinx history and politics, Immigration history, Nativism and xenophobia, Oral history and memory
1721 Patterson Office Tower
(859) 257-1043
Senior Lecturer
ethnobotany, South American Archaeology, Midwest and Eastern North American Archaeology, Origins of Food Production, Paleoethnobotany
201F Lafferty Hall
859-257-2671
Senior Lecturer
Director of Elementary Language Instruction
Latinx populations in the U.S., Instructional Technology, Second Language Acquisition, Service-learning, 19th-21st century Latin American Latinx and US culture, Language in Kentucky
1137 Patterson Office Tower
859-257-7102
Professor, Otis A. Singletary Professorship of the Humanities
Postcolonial Mexico; Latin American culture and society; gender history, History and Biography, War and Gender
1771 Patterson Office Tower
859-257-4344
Assistant Professor
Early Modern Atlantic World, Slavery and African Diaspora, Latin America and the Caribbean, Environmental History
1757 Patterson Office Tower
(859) 257-1859
Associate Professor of Hispanic Studies and History
Chair of Hispanic Studies
Marie Rich Endowed Professor
Indigenous peoples and religion, Race, Coloniality, Visual studies, Women's writings, Gender and ethnic identity, Cultural studies, Catholic studies
1105 Patterson Office Tower
(859) 257-7091
Activism, Media Activism and Advocacy, Information Science and Technology, Sociotechnical Infrastructures, Disasters
320 Lucile Caudille Little Library
Assistant Professor
Disasters and Crises, Black Ecologies, Emergency Management and Response, Mapping and GIS, International Development, Anthropology of the State, Black Feminist Theory, Narrative Research, Embodiment and Exposure
208 Lafferty Hall
Associate Professor of Chemistry
Environmental Chemistry & Analytical Chemistry
Mass spectrometry, Photocatalysis, Chromatography, Photochemistry, Prebiotic chemistry, Environmental Chemistry, Environmental monitoring
105 Chemistry-Physics Building
859-323-2892
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Professor
Department Chair
Archaeology, households and communities, political economy, settlement patterns, ancient Mesoamerica and Maya, material cultures and ontologies
208 Lafferty Hall
859 257-9642
Professor of Anthropology
Director, Appalachian Studies Program
globalization, critiques of racial capitalism, interpretations of place and identity, Anthropology of Work, transnational collaborations, university-community knowledge equity
Appalachian Center, 624 Maxwelton Ct., Rm. 202
859-218-4088
Associate Professor of Sociology----Visiting Professor, Sociology Department, University College Dublin, Ireland, 2020-2023
Social inequalities, Migration and Mobility, Authoritarian politics and democratization, globalization, Health and well-being, Cultural studies
1573 Patterson Office Tower
859-257-6069
Associate Professor
Latin American Cultural History, Argentine film, 20th and 21st-Century Latin American literature, Spanish experimental film, Women Filmmakers, Brazilian film
1133 Patterson Office Tower
859-257-5793
Associate Professor
Africana Studies, cultural anthropology, race and racism, African Diaspora, Religion, Human Rights, Statelessness, migration, Haiti, Haitian Studies, Haitian Protestantism, antiracist movements, The Bahamas, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Anti-Haitianism
102A Lafferty Hall (Anthropology)
(859)-257-4654
Professor
Associate Dean for Faculty Advancement & Strategic Initiatives
development, Latin America, labor, ethical consumption, fair trade, gender and development, agri-food systems, economic anthropology, business and organizational anthropology, indigeneity
257 Patterson Office Tower
859 257-5038, 859-539-1296
Professor of Geography
Director, Committee on Social Theory
Product certification--Organic, fairtrade, biodiversity, Political Ecology, political economy, Commodity Chains and Networks, Latin America (with emphasis on Mexico and Central America), Agrarian Studies, Marxist Cultural and Social Theory
871 Patterson Office Tower
(859) 257-1316
Associate Professor
Director of Advising
Brazil, Latin America, Portuguese Asia, Early Modern Expansion, Cross-Cultural Encounters
1735 Patterson Office Tower
859-257-3483
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Professor of Spanish
Sociolinguistics, Discourse Analysis, Oral Traditions
1105 Patterson Office Tower
859-257-7091
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Professor
Evolution of complex societies, political and economic archaeology, archaeometry, geoarchaeology, mesoamerica, landscape and memory
203B Lafferty Hall
859 257-2710
Associate Professor of Latin American Culture
19th-21st century Latin American Latinx and US culture, film and media studies, cultural and critical theory, affect studies and theory, biopolitics and power, neoliberalism, ecocriticism and sustainability studies, Latin American post/coloniality, postcolonial studies and theory, gender women's sexuality studies
1135 Patterson Office Tower
(859) 257-1569
Associate Provost for Internationalization
Professor of Geography
Economic Geography, Political Geography, development studies
115 Bradley Hall
(859) 257 4611, (859) 257-2399
Assistant Professor
Postcolonial/Decolonial Theory, Multilingualism, Multimodality, Critical Geopolitics, Gender & Women's Studies, Latinx Studies, Cultural Rhetoric
1313 Patterson Office Tower
(859) 323-8422
Professor of Spanish Linguistics
Co-Director of ALGR (Atlas Lingüístico Guaraní-Románico)
Professor at Middlebury Language School Summer 2010
Professor at Middlebury Language School (Buenos Aires) Summer 2012-today
Invited scholar at National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece (March 2017)
Invited scholar at Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany
Executive Director of KFLC
Hispanic Linguistics, Spanish and Portuguese in South America (Paraguay, Argentina, Brazil), Judaeo-Spanish, Language Contact, Eurovision Song Contest and Language Use
1129 Patterson Office Tower
859-257-2629
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