People

Humanities Unbounded brings together researchers from all over Trinity College of Arts and Sciences at Duke, as well as researcher from many other universities. Use the "Affiliation" filter above to return people from Duke alone or only those researchers from other institutions. Find people who took part in various components of Humanities Unbounded by using the "Participated In" filter above. 

  • anne
    Professor of Cultural Anthropology
    Duke University
    Anne Allison is a cultural anthropologist who researches the intersection between political economy, everyday life, and the imagination in the...
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  • sarah
    Department of History
    Duke University
    Sarah is interested in the intersection of race, class, gender, and sexuality in American history. Broadly, her dissertation utilizes the lens of...
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  • Edna Andrews
    Nancy and Jeffrey Marcus Humanities Professor of...
    Duke University
    Edna Andrews is a member of the Steering Committee for the 2018-19 Academic Year in her capacity as Director of the Linguistics Program.  Her current...
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  • bagg
    Professor of the Practice in the Department of...
    Duke University
    Jonathan Bagg is Professor of the Practice at Duke University and violist of the Ciompi String Quartet. His career with the Ciompi includes hundreds...
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  • Bailey
    Professor of Musicology
    North Carolina Central University
    Candace Bailey is a Professor of Musicology at North Carolina Central University. Her project connects Duke librarians, historians, musicologists,...
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  • Lee D. Baker
    Mrs. Alexander Hehmeyer Professor of Cultural...
    Duke University
    Lee Baker is a member of the Steering Committee for the 2019-20 academic year in his capacity as Chair of the Department of Cultural Anthropology. He...
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  • Edward J. Balleisen
    Vice Provost of Interdisciplinary Studies
    Duke University
    Ed Balleisen is the Vice Provost for Interdisciplinary Studies and is co-PI on Humanities Unbounded.
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  • Professor Dominika Baran
    Associate Professor of English
    Duke University
    My main research interests lie in the area of language, identity, and migration. I am particularly interested in how migrant identities are formed...
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  • Nicole Barnes
    Assistant Professor of History
    Duke University
    Nicole Barnes co-directed the MicroWorlds Lab in Fall 2019.  Her course "History of Chinese Medicine" (HIST 239) was an embedded course in the Lab....
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  • Patricia Bass
    PhD Student
    Duke University
    Patricia Info to come.
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  • Nima Bassiri
    Assistant Professor of Literature
    Duke University
    My interest in the BrainCultures lab is organized around my research in the history and philosophy of the human sciences in general and the medicine...
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  • Torry Bend
    Associate Professor of the Practice of Theater...
    Duke University
    Torry Bend is a member of the Steering Committee for the 2018-19 academic year in her capacity as Chair of Theater Studies. She is a puppet artist...
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  • Garry Bertholf
    Assistant Professor of African American Studies
    Wesleyan University
    Garry Bertholf will be hosted by Professor Joseph Winters of the Departments of Religious Studies and African and African American Studies. In...
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  • Joella
    Research Assistant, Fall 2019
    Duke University
    Joella Bitter is a Ph.D. student in Cultural Anthropology with a Certificate in Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies. My research and teaching...
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  • Lisa Blair
    Instructor of Spanish and French
    Durham Technical Community College
    Lisa Blair has been selected to participate in the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) in the Teaching-Learning Center (TLC) at Durham Tech....
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  • jieun
    Department of Cultural Anthropology
    Duke University
    Jieun Cho is a Ph.D. candidate in cultural anthropology at Duke University who is researching the intersection between children’s health, everyday...
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  • Rey Chow
    Anne Firor Scott Professor of Literature
    Duke University
    Rey Chow is a member of the Steering Committee for the 2018-19 academic year in her capacity as Director of the Program in Literature.  Her work is...
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  • angela
    Department of History
    Duke University
    Angela Chung is is a first-year student hailing from Southern California. With writing and curiosity for history central to her academic interests,...
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  • Denise Comer
    Associate Professor of the Practice in Writing...
    Duke University
    Denise Comer is a partnering faculty member for Collie Fulford, Associate Professor of English Composition and Rhetoric at North Carolina Central...
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  • Michael Cornett
    Managing Editor, Journal of Medieval and Early...
    Duke University
    Michael Cornett serves on the Steering Committee for the 2019-20 academic year in his capacity as Associate Director of the Center for Medieval and...
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  • cameron
    Department of History
    Duke University
    Cameron DeChurch is a first-year student at Duke from Winter Park, Florida. Although he is unsure of his exact major, he is pursuing Psychology,...
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  • tessa
    Department of History
    Duke University
    Tessa Delgo is a rising sophomore from Dunedin, Florida. She hasn’t settled on any majors yet, but she is deeply interested in the roles that visual...
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  • Marina DelVecchio
    Instructor of English and Women's Studies
    Durham Technical Community College
    Marina DelVecchio is the recipient of the 2018-19 Excellence in Teaching Award at Durham Tech.  She is the author of Dear Jane, a novel about a...
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  • lindsay
    Department of History
    Duke University
    Lindsay Dial a rising sophomore from Cary, North Carolina. She plans to major in Linguistics and German and pursue a minor in either Computer Science...
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  • Sheila Dillon
    Professor of Art, Art History and Visual Studies
    Duke University
    Sheila Dillon is a member of the Steering Committee for the 2019-20 academic year in her capacity as Chair of Art, Art History and Visual Studies....
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  • Katharine Dubois
    Lecturing Fellow of History
    Duke University
    A USA Today bestselling novelist of nineteen historical romances as Katharine Ashe, Dubois teaches part-time at the university. As co-convener of the...
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  • martin
    Professor of Romance Studies
    Duke University
    Martin Eisner is Chair of Romance Studies and Professor of Italian at Duke University. He specializes in medieval Italian literature, particularly...
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  • Stefani Engelstein
    Professor of Germanic Languages and Literature
    Duke University
    Stefani Engelstein is a member of the Steering Committee for the 2019-20 academic year in her capacity as Chair of the Department of Germanic...
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  • martha
    Department of History
    Duke University
    Martha is interested in the study of reproductive justice, contraceptive technologies, feminism, gender, and sexualities in Latin America. In broad...
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  • favors
    Associate Professor of History
    Clayton State University
    Jelani M. Favors is an Associate Professor of history at Clayton State University, he writes about the role that HBCUs played as a refuge for...
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  • maddie
    Department of History
    Duke University
    Maddie Fowler is a rising senior from Chapel Hill, North Carolina. She studies a Program II major in Disability Studies and Ethical Mental Health...
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  • Collie Fulford
    Associate Professor of English Composition and...
    North Carolina Central University
    Collie Fulford is Associate Professor and Director of First-year Writing at the NCCU Department of Language and Literature. She is also the former ...
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  • Josh Gibson
    Associate Professor of the Practice in Art, Art...
    Duke University
    Josh Gibson is a member of the Steering Committee for the 2018-19 academic year in his capacity as Director of the Program in Arts of the Moving...
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  • Shai Ginsburg
    Associate Professor of Asian and Middle Eastern...
    Duke University
    My work focuses on Israel and its culture in its relation to Jewish nationalism and its variants. I am especially interested in the way works of...
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  • mark
    Frances Hill Fox Professor
    Duke University
    Mark Goodacre is the Frances Hill Fox Professor of Religious Studies at Duke University. He specializes in the New Testament and Christian Origins....
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  • Markos Hadjioannou
    Associate Professor of Literature
    Duke University
    Over the course of cinema’s history, the medium has been interpreted by many thinkers inspired by scientific developments of their time, through...
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  • Mark B.N. Hansen
    James B. Duke Professor of Literature
    Duke University
    I am interested in work in the area of the cognitive neurosciences as a resource for expanding the frame of the theoretical Humanities. Neural...
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  • keev
    Department of English
    Duke University
    Caoimhe A. Harlock is a doctoral candidate in English at Duke University, with a certificate concentration in Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies...
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  • Arianne Hartsell-Gundy
    Librarian for Literature and Theater Studies
    Duke University
    Arianne Hartsell-Gundy is a member of the Steering Committee in her capacity as Humanities Section Head of Duke Libraries.  She is the library...
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  • jessica
    Department of History
    Duke University
    Jessica is broadly interested in race, space, and medicine in modern America. Her dissertation will ask how members of the Kiowa tribe built...
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  • Wesley Hogan
    Research Professor, Franklin Humanities Institute...
    Duke University
    Wesley Hogan is a member of the Steering Committee for the 2019-20 academic year in her capacity as the Director of the Center for Documentary...
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  • Beth Holmgren
    Professor of Slavic and Eurasian Studies
    Duke University
    Beth Holmgren is a member of the Steering Committee for the 2018-19 academic year in her capacity as Chair of the Department of Slavic and Eurasian...
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  • Professor Tsitsi Jaji
    Associate Professor of English
    Duke University
    Jaji is an associate professor of English at Duke University with expertise in African and African American literary and cultural studies, with...
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  • Andrew Janiak and sons
    Professor of Philosophy
    Duke University
    Andrew Janiak is a member of the Steering Committee for the 2018-19 academic year in his capacity as Chair of Philosophy. He is currently the...
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  • kelis
    Department of History
    Duke University
    Kelis Johnson is a rising junior from Atlanta, Georgia. She is double majoring in psychology and philosophy with a certificate in Philosophy,...
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  • William Johnson
    Professor of Classical Studies
    Duke University
    William Johnson is a member of the Steering Committee for the 2019-20 academic year in his capacity as Chair of the Department of Classical Studies....
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  • Ranjana Khanna
    Professor of English, Professor of Literature
    Duke University
    Ranji Khanna is Director of the John Hope Franklin Humanities Institute and is co-PI on Humanities Unbounded.
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  • Hae-Young Kim
    Professor of the Practice in the Department of...
    Duke University
    Hae-Young Kim is a member of the Steering Committee for the 2019-20 academic year in her capacity as chair of the Department of Asian and Middle...
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  • Aimee Kwon
    Associate Professor in the Department of Asian...
    Duke University
    Her research areas include literary criticism and translation studies; film and media studies; intellectual history; postcolonial theory; gender and...
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  • amber
    Department of History
    Duke University
    Amber Lemmons is a rising junior from Frankfort, Illinois. She is majoring in International Comparative Studies with a concentration on Latin America...
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  • lentz-smith
    Associate Professor of History
    Duke University
    Adriane D. Lentz-Smith is an Associate Professor in the Department of History. Her interests lie in African American history, twentieth-century...
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  • Karen Little
    Ph.D. Candidate, English
    Duke University
    Karen Little is a 4th year PhD candidate in English at Duke and serves as a TA for the Representing Migration Humanities Lab. Her dissertation...
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  • ralph
    Associate Professor of Cultural Anthropology
    Duke University
    Ralph Litzinger is Associate Professor of Cultural Anthropology at Duke University. His early research focused on the culture and politics of...
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  • Yan Liu
    Lecturer in Asian and Middle Eastern Studies
    Duke University
    Her primary research interests include second language (L2) acquisition, L2 reading, L2 assessment, intercultural competence, Chinese language...
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  • Anne-Maria Makhulu
    Associate Professor of Cultural Anthropology and...
    Duke University
    In the Ethnography Workshop Anne-Maria Makhulu will be working on research projects, courses, and collaborations that open on to the possibilities of...
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  • JOhn J. Martin
    Professor of History
    Duke University
    John Martin is a member of the Steering Committee for the 2018-19 academic year in his capacity as Chair of the Department of History.  He is a...
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  • catherine
    Department of History
    Duke University
    Catherine Martinez is a rising senior from Miami, Florida studying Public Policy, International Comparative Studies, and Markets & Management. As...
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  • Maggie McDowell
    PhD Student
    Duke University
    Maggie info to come.
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  • McDowell
    Assistant Professor, Department of History,...
    Winston-Salem State University
    Meghan G. McDowell is an Assistant Professor in the Department of History, Politics, and Social Justice at Winston-Salem State University. Her ...
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  • Professor Jarvis McInnis
    Assistant Professor of English
    Duke University
    Jarvis C. McInnis holds a BA in English from Tougaloo College in Jackson, Mississippi, and a Ph.D. in English & Comparative Literature from...
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  • Louise Meintjes
    Associate Professor of Music and Cultural...
    Duke University
    Louise Meintjes will be leading the Mulltimodal Ethnography research stream in The Ethnography Workshop. As part of this she will teach CA 290, Sound...
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  • adam
    Assistant Professor of History
    Duke University
    Adam Mestyan is a historian of the modern Arab world, whose research and teaching focus on the global social history of nation-state building,...
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  • Liz
    Head, Digital Scholarship & Publishing...
    Duke University
    Liz Milewicz advises and leads initiatives and services that encourage the creation, use, and dissemination of scholarly materials in a range of...
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  • Robert Mitchell
    Marcello Lotti Professor of English
    Duke University
    Rob Mitchell is a member of the Steering Committee for the 2019-20 academic year in his capacity as Chair of the Department of English.  His most...
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  • jason
    Lead Instructor, Communications
    Durham-Tech Fellow
    Dr. Moldoff earned his Ph.D. in Journalism and Mass Communications from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2010. He now serves as...
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  • David Morgan
    Professor of Religious Studies
    Duke University
    David Morgan is a member of the Steering Committee for the 2018-19 academic year in his capacity as Chair of the Department of Religious Studies. ...
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  • namakkal
    Assistant Professor of the Practice in...
    Duke University
    Jessica Namakkal is an Assistant Professor of the Practice in the International Comparative Studies Program. Her research focuses on the global...
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  • Mark Anthony Neal
    James B. Duke Professor of African and African...
    Duke University
    Mark Anthony Neal is a member of the Steering Committee for the 2018-19 academic year in his capacity as Chair of the Department of African and...
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  • Jules Odendahl-James
    Director of Academic Engagement, Arts &...
    Duke University
    Jules Odendahl-James is a member of the steering committee in her capacity as Director of Academic Engagement for the Arts & Humanities.
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  • Jocelyn Olcott
    Professor of History
    Duke University
    jolie olcott is a member of the Steering Committee for the 2019-20 academic year in her capacity as Chair of the Program in Gender, Sexuality, and...
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  • Craig Quintero
    Associate Professor of Theater and Dance
    Grinnell College
    Craig Quintero will be hosted by Professor Torry Bend in the Department of Theater Studies. He hopes to also collaborate with faculty and students in...
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  • sumathi
    Chair of the Department of History
    Duke University
    Sumathi Ramaswamy is a cultural historian of South Asia and the British Empire and my research over the last few years has been largely in the areas...
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  • Cate Reilly
    Assistant Professor of Literature
    Duke University
    My research focuses on new approaches to integrating the sciences and humanities, beginning from a firm grounding in the methodological...
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  • Thomas Robisheaux
    Professor of History
    Duke University
    As co-director of the MicroWorlds Lab, Robisheaux is leading a research group on religious microworlds that currently include projects on Microworlds...
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    Associate Professor of Romance Studies
    Duke University
    Richard Rosa is a member of the Steering Committee for the 2018-19 academic year in his capacity as Chair of the Department of Romance Studies.
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  • Deondra Rose
    Assistant Professor of Public Policy and...
    Duke University
    Deondra Rose is a partnering faculty member for Collie Fulford, Associate Professor of English Composition and Rhetoric at North Carolina Central...
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  • Philip Rupprecht
    Professor of Music
    Duke University
    Philip Rupprecht is a member of the Steering Committee for the 2018-19 academic year in his capacity as Chair of the Department of Music.  He...
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  • Purnima Shah
    Associate Professor of the Practice of Dance
    Duke University
    Purnimah Shah is a member of the Steering Committee for the 2019-20 academic year in her capacity as Director of the Program of Dance.
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  • shahrazad
    Program in Literature
    Duke University
    Shahrazad studies Italian intellectuals of the 1950s with a focus on technocratic culture, the emergence of Italian sociology, and the Italian...
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  • Crystal Smith
    Assistant Professor of English
    St. Augustine's University
    Crystal Smith is an Assistant Professor of English at Saint Augustine’s University. Her primary research and publications explore the cultural...
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  • Harris Solomon
    Associate Professor of Cultural Anthropology and...
    Duke University
    Harris Solomon's involvement in The Ethnography Workshop emerges from his broader work on the connections between bodies, environments, and health in...
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  • Professor Corina Stan
    Assistant Professor of English
    Duke University
    Corina Stan grew up in Romania, studied in Germany, France, and the US, and taught for several years in the Netherlands. Trained as a comparatist,...
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    Associate Professor of English
    Duke University
    Charlotte Sussman is Associate Professor of English at Duke University. She is a co-convener of the Representing Migration Humanities Lab, where she...
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  • hannah
    Department of History
    Duke University
    Hannah Thurston is a rising junior from London, England majoring in History with a Political Science minor and a certificate in Markets and...
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  • Antonio Viego
    Associate Professor of Literature
    Duke University
    Over the course of the last 3 decades we have the witnessed the spectacularly speedy rise of the “neurosciences,” an historical event characterized...
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  • emily
    Assistant Professor of Music
    Duke University
    Yun Emily Wang is an Assistant Professor of Music and a Co-Director of the Ethnography Workshop in the Department of Cultural Anthropology. 
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  • Gennifer Weisenfeld
    Dean of the Humanities
    Duke University
    Gennifer Weisenfeld is the Dean of the Humanities at Duke and is lead PI on Humanities Unbounded. 
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  • Eve Wheeler
    Associate Professor of Spanish
    Oakwood University
    Eva Michelle Wheeler will be working with Professor Mark Anthony Neal and the Department of African & African American Studies conducting a...
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  • williams
    Department of History
    Duke University
    Kristina is researching the British West Indies, with a particular emphasis on the intersection of race, gender, and labor under slavery and freedom...
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  • Laura
    Music Librarian
    Duke University
    Laura Williams is the Head Librarian in the Music Library.  She provides research support for faculty, students, staff and community members....
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  • Joseph Winters
    Assistant Professor of Religious Studies
    Duke University
    Joseph Winters' interests lie in African-American Religious Thought, Religion and Critical Theory, Af-Am Literature, and Continental philosophy. He...
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  • Maria LaMonaca Wisdom
    Duke University
    Maria LaMonaca Wisdom is a member of the Steering Committee in her capacity as Director of Graduate Student Advising and Engagement for the...
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