Prof. Austin works in both the Department of Religious Studies and the Gender and Queer Studies Program. She has given several international talks and teaches courses on the history of Christianity.
Prof. Duthely specializes in black feminist culture and digital rhetoric. Her work has been presented at a variety of conferences, and her courses focus on rhetoric, writing, language, and power.
Tanya Erzen is visiting associate professor of religion, spirituality, and society and director of the Crime, Law, and Justice Studies Program.
Prof. Freeman has published a variety of writings on contemporary playwrights and alternative British theater. She works as a director and dramaturg on campus and is active in local theater communities.
Prof. Hoyos Galvis specializes in 20th-century Latin American and Latinx cultural, gender, and literary studies, with a focus on transnational histories of art, science, and sexuality.
While working on both fiction and essay writing, Prof. Krughoff’s scholarly and teaching interests include law and literature, the history of marriage, and the representation and effects of marriage equality.
Prof. Naveira examines the intersections of gender, postcolonialism, and peripheral nationalism with the context of memory politics in contemporary Spain.
Using songbirds, Prof. Rouse studies the ways in which hormones affect and alter behavior, in particular how hormones, the brain, and reproductive behavior interact.
An accomplished writer, essayist, and poet, Prof. Renee Simms teaches courses in African American literature, black feminist theory, and fiction writing.
Prof. Soumare’s scholarship examines how Francophone and French authors express identity and talk about race, gender, social class, immigration, and more.
Specializing in American religious history with a focus in 20th-century social movements, sexuality, and gender, Prof. White teaches courses in feminist and queer studies, the history of politics and religious freedom, and more.