Center for Geographies of Justice Faculty

Director

Mel Michelle Lewis 

Associate Director

Ailish Hopper

Major & Minor Program Contacts

Africana Studies minor: James Dator
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

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

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

Mel Michelle Lewis, Associate 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, philosophy of religion, ethics, aesthetics, social and political philosophy and theory, ordinary language philosophy, and critical theory

Part-Time Faculty

TBD

Affiliate Faculty

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