Kriss Ravetto-Biagioli (Technocultural Studies)
Her research focuses on representations and theorizations of sexual violence in film, mainstream media, online, and photography; Identity politics in the post-Soviet reconfiguration of Europe; Nation building, ethnocentric and sexual violence in the Balkans and Eastern Europe; Sexualization and aestheticization of Nazism, fascism and “The Final Solution.”
Jesse Drew (Technocultural Studies)
Theory and practice of alternative and community media, particularly electronic media. Practices such as blogging, Low Power FM Radio, social computer networking, cable/satellite television, peer-to-peer computing, and on-line activism, within an increasingly atomized civil society.
Joseph Dumit (Science and Technology Studies)
Brain Theories; Patient Movements; Pharmaceutical Marketing; Cyborgs
Jaimey Fisher (German)
film and media studies, German literature, and intellectual history; contemporary German cinema.
Lynette Hunter (Performance Studies, Theatre and Dance)
Rhetoric of western democratic politics in writing genres and performance modes; sixteenth century liberal democratic rhetoric and its constraints on participation of different global communities; diversity and the creation of value through performance. Feminism, history of science and medicine, food studies, situated knowledge, Daoist movement and philosophy.
Caren Kaplan (Cultural Studies)
Studies of travel, tourism, displacement; postcolonial studies; consumer subjects in transnational culture; the visual logics of location and navigation technologies; and theories of globalization and cosmopolitanism.
Elizabeth Krimmer (German)
- Gender and film studies, the history and representation of violence and warfare, German literature and culture from the eighteenth century to the present.
Colin Milburn (English)
Cultural relations between literature, science, and technology; science fiction; gothic horror; the history of biology; the history of physics; nanotechnology; video games; and posthumanism.
Bob Ostertag (Technocultural Studies, Music)
Composer, performer, instrument builder, journalist, activist, historian, kayak instructor; unorthodox digital sampling and recording, multimedia performance with sound,image and live performance, design of performance software and instruments.
Simon Sadler (Art History)
Modern architecture and urbanism, modernism, guerilla architecture, concepts of the avant garde.
Scott Simmon (English)
Eric Smoodin (American Studies)
American and French film history from 1895 to 1960, with a special emphasis on the film industry, film audiences, and the history of film studies as an academic discipline.