With a focus on immigration, Prof. Jacobson and has published numerous articles and chapters. She teaches on a variety of topics within the context of U.S. politics, including religion, state politics, and race.
In research, Prof. Johnson focuses on the history of the life sciences and the relationship between science and religion since the 17th century, with special interest in the naturalist tradition of the 19th and 20th centuries.
Prof. Joshi's teaching and research both focus on 19th-century British literature and culture, as well as postcolonial literature and film. Her courses include material on Dickens, Bollywood, and gender studies.