Core Faculty

  • Leah M Adams

    Leah M Adams

    Assistant Professor

    Psychosocial aspects of adapting to chronic disease and/or traumatic injury; HIV risk & prevention among high-risk groups; Health equity & reducing health disparities

  • Anu Aneja

    Anu Aneja

    Director

    Associate Professor

    transnational feminist theory and aesthetics; contemporary French, francophone and Indian literatures; feminist perspectives on mothering; and feminist pedagogy

  • David Powers Corwin

    David Powers Corwin

    Director of Undergraduate Programs

    Assistant Professor

    LGBTQ Studies; feminist and queer theory; friendship studies and rhetoric, television studies; critical trauma studies and rhetoric; ecofeminism; gender and sexuality in Appalachia

  • Yevette Richards Jordan

    Yevette Richards Jordan

    Associate Professor

    African American history, women's history, history of lynching, labor history, Pan-Africanism

  • Rachel A. Lewis

    Rachel A. Lewis

    Director of Graduate Programs

    Associate Professor

    feminist and queer theory; ecofeminism and animal rights; human rights; race and immigration; transnational sexualities; media and cultural studies; disability studies

  • Akila-Ka Ma'at Ma'at (Jennifer R. Warren)

    Akila-Ka Ma'at Ma'at (Jennifer R. Warren)

    Assistant Professor

    Critical Health Communication, Black Health, Translational Research, Critical Methodologies, Chronic Disease/Outcomes, Health Disparities/Inequities, Racism, Racial Stress, Resilience, Digital Health, Health Information Seeking, Participatory Intervention Development and Dissemination