Center for Geographies of Justice

Co-Directors: Ann Duncan and Ailish Hopper

Major and Minor program contacts:

Africana Studies minor: Mel Lewis
Judaic Studies minor: Martin Shuster
Peace Studies major and minor: Seble Dawit
Religion major and minor: Ann Duncan
Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies major and minor: Irline François

Full-Time Faculty

Yousuf Al-Bulushi, Assistant Professor, Peace Studies

Jen Bess

Emily Billo, Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies

Seble Dawit, Assistant Professor, Director, Peace Studies Department: Human rights and humanitarian law, gender and rights, non-profit organizations, futuring

Kelly Douglas, Professor of Religion: Womanist Theology, Sexuality and Black Church

Ann Duncan, Associate Professor of Religion: American Religious History, Religion and Social Reform, Motherhood and American Christianity, Religion and Politics, New Religious Movements

Irline François, Associate Professor - Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

Ailish Hopper, Assistant Professor, Peace Studies: Poetry writing and poetics, new narrative practices. Critical race theory, cultural rewriting. Liberation and critical pedagogy, futures and nonviolences.

Mel Lewis, Assistant Professor - Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies: Intersectional Approaches to Feminist Theory – Black Feminist Thought, Queer Feminisms, and Transfeminist Perspectives Queer Theory Black – Queer Studies, LGBTQIA Advocacy, Activism, and Public Policy, Feminist and Critical Pedagogies – Teaching as Performative Text and Embodied Pedagogical Practice

Rick Pringle, Professor of Psychology: Community Arts, Literature, Writing, Listening to and Telling Stories in Community, Agitating for Care and Social Justice, Growth Fostering Pedagogies and Communities; Feminist and Anti-Racist Psychology and Education, and The Psychology of Narrative and Meaning

Martin Shuster, Director and Assistant Professor of Judaic Studies: Jewish thought and philosophy, 18-20th century European philosophy (esp. Kant, Hegel, and German Idealism), critical theory (esp. Adorno, the Frankfurt school, and theories of race and gender), value theory (ethics, aesthetics, political philosophy), philosophy of religion, and ordinary language philosophy (esp. Stanley Cavell).

Part-Time Faculty

Marianne Githens

Affiliate Faculty

James Dator, Nyasha Grayman-Simpson, Uta Larkey, Angelo Robinson, Michelle Tokarczyk.