Faculty & Staff

Administration

Name
Position
  • Stacy Keltner

    Stacy Keltner Chair of the Department of Interdisciplinary Studies and Professor of Philosophy

    Position:
    Chair of the Department of Interdisciplinary Studies and Professor of Philosophy

    Phone: (470) 578-5984
    Email: skeltner@kennesaw.edu
    Location: LB 416


     
  • Lynn Boettler

    Lynn Boettler Associate Chair of the Department of Interdisciplinary Studies and Associate Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies

    Position:
    Associate Chair of the Department of Interdisciplinary Studies and Associate Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies

    Phone: (470) 578-3668
    Email: lboettle@kennesaw.edu
    Location: LB 423


     
  • Miriam Brown Spiers

    Miriam Brown Spiers Director of MAST and Coordinator of Native American and Indigenous Studies and Associate Professor of English and American Studies

    Position:
    Director of MAST and Coordinator of Native American and Indigenous Studies and Associate Professor of English and American Studies

    Phone: (470) 578-6297
    Email: mspiers1@kennesaw.edu
    Location: EB 173


     
  • Katharine Schaab

    Katharine Schaab Director of Undergraduate Studies and Associate Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies

    Position:
    Director of Undergraduate Studies and Associate Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies

    Phone: (470) 578-2126
    Email: kschaab@kennesaw.edu
    Location: LB 420


     
  • Seneca Vaught

    Seneca Vaught Coordinator of Black Studies and Professor of History

    Position:
    Coordinator of Black Studies and Professor of History

    Phone: (470) 578-2431
    Email: svaught3@kennesaw.edu
    Location: LB 424


     
  • Benjamin Brooks

    Benjamin Brooks Interdisciplinary Studies Program Director and Leadership Studies Program Coordinator and Associate Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies

    Position:
    Interdisciplinary Studies Program Director and Leadership Studies Program Coordinator and Associate Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies

    Phone: (470) 578-4830
    Email: bbrook77@kennesaw.edu
    Location: LB 411


     
  • Trina Queen

    Trina Queen Science, Technology and Society Coordinator and Lecturer of Interdisciplinary Studies

    Position:
    Science, Technology and Society Coordinator and Lecturer of Interdisciplinary Studies

    Phone: (470) 578-7449
    Email: tqueen4@kennesaw.edu
    Location: J 221


     
  • Ernesto Silva

    Ernesto Silva Coordinator of Latin American and Latin X Studies and Associate Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies and Spanish

    Position:
    Coordinator of Latin American and Latin X Studies and Associate Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies and Spanish

    Phone: (470) 578-3208
    Email: esilva@kennesaw.edu
    Location: LB 410


     
  • Daisha Huiel

    Daisha Huiel Program Coordinator & Part-Time Instructor of Black Studies

    Position:
    Program Coordinator & Part-Time Instructor of Black Studies

    Phone: (470) 578-5725
    Email: dkuyken2@kennesaw.edu
    Location: LB 401


     
  • Jessica Urquhart

    Jessica Urquhart Office Manager

    Position:
    Office Manager

    Phone: (470) 578-5724
    Email: jurquha1@kennesaw.edu
    Location: LB 401


     

Full-Time Faculty

Name
Position
  • Rodolfo Aguilar

    Rodolfo Aguilar Assistant Professor of American and Latino Studies

    Position:
    Assistant Professor of American and Latino Studies

    Phone: (470) 578-4270
    Email: raguila6@kennesaw.edu
    Location: LB 404


    Areas of expertise: U.S. Latino/a Studies, Hemispheric American Studies, Mexicans in the Midwest & the U.S. South, Migration Studies, Popular Music, Cultural Studies, Race and Ethnic Studies
  • Masonya Bennett

    Masonya Bennett Assistant Professor, Black Studiesdepartment: Interdisciplinary Studies Department

    Position:
    Assistant Professor, Black Studiesdepartment: Interdisciplinary Studies Department

    Phone: (470) 578-2431
    Email: mbenn123@kennesaw.edu
    Location: LB 415


     
  • Lynn Boettler

    Lynn Boettler Assistant Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies

    boettler_lynnPosition:
    Assistant Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies

    Phone: (470) 578-3668
    Email: lboettle@kennesaw.edu
    Location: LB 423


     
  • Benjamin Brooks

    Benjamin Brooks Assistant Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies

    brooks_benPosition:
    Assistant Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies

    Phone: (470) 578-4830
    Email: bbrook77@kennesaw.edu
    Location: LB 411


    Areas of expertise: Leadership Studies, ethics, interdisciplinarity, metacognition teaching & learning 
  • Miriam Brown Spiers

    Miriam Brown Spiers Director of MA in American Studies and Coordinator of Native American and Indigenous Studies and Associate Professor of English and American Studies

    brown-spiers_miriam Position:
    Director of MA in American Studies and Coordinator of Native American and Indigenous Studies and Associate Professor of English and American Studies

    Phone: (470) 578-6297
    Email: mspiers1@kennesaw.edu
    Location: EB 173


    Areas of expertise: Native American and Indigenous literatures, Science Fiction, Comics and Graphic Novels, Modern and Contemporary American literature
  • Theodore Bullard

    Theodore Bullard Lecturer of Interdisciplinary Studies

    bullard_theodorePosition:
    Lecturer of Interdisciplinary Studies

    Phone: (470) 578-4541
    Email: tbullar1@kennesaw.edu
    Location: LB 414


    Areas of expertise: History, African Studies, African American History, race and ethnicity, social movements
  • Laura Davis

    Laura Davis Professor of English

    davis_lauraPosition:
    Professor of English

    Phone: (470) 578-2431
    Email: ldavis1@kennesaw.edu
    Location: LB 409


     
  • Jacqueline Dow

    Jacqueline Dow Limited Term Assistant Professor of African And African Diaspora Studies

    Dr. Jacqueline DowPosition:
    Limited Term Assistant Professor of African And African Diaspora Studies

    Phone: (470) 578-2431
    Email: jdow6@kennesaw.edu
    Location: LB 401


    Areas of expertise: Gender & Women's Studies, Science, Technology & Society Studies, Family Health & Human Sexuality, Maternal & Child Health, Equity, Diversity & Inclusion
  • Sara Giordano

    Sara Giordano Associate Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies

    Position:
    Associate Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies

    Phone: (470) 578-3886
    Email: sgiordan@kennesaw.edu
    Location: LB 421


    Areas of expertise: Feminist Science studies, Democratic Science, Science and Technology studies, Critical Science literacy, Critical Pedagogies
  • Letizia Guglielmo

    Letizia Guglielmo Professor of English

    Position:
    Professor of English

    Phone: (470) 578-6764
    Email: lgugliel@kennesaw.edu
    Location: EB 106


    Areas of expertise: Rhetoric & writing studies, Feminist rhetoric, Feminist pedagogies, Gender & pop culture, Feminist leadership & administration, Professional development for students & faculty
  • Rebecca Hill

    Rebecca Hill Professor of American Studies

    Position:
    Professor of American Studies

    Phone: (470) 578-7543
    Email: rhill54@kennesaw.edu
    Location: LB 419


    Areas of expertise: Social Movement History, Prisons, Policing, Vigilantism, and Popular Culture 
  • Daisha Huiel

    Daisha Huiel Program Coordinator & Part-Time Instructor of Black Studies

    Position:
    Program Coordinator & Part-Time Instructor of Black Studies

    Phone: (470) 578-5725
    Email: dkuyken2@kennesaw.edu
    Location: LB 401


     
  • Nathalia Jaramillo

    Nathalia Jaramillo Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies

    jaramillo_nathaliaPosition:
    Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies

    Phone: (470) 578-2431
    Email: njaramil@kennesaw.edu
    Location: LB 422


    Areas of expertise: Latin American Studies, American Studies, Gender & Women's Studies
  • Felicia Mainella

    Felicia Mainella Lecturer of Interdisciplinary Studies

    mainella_feliciaPosition:
    Lecturer of Interdisciplinary Studies

    Phone: (470) 578-4504
    Email: fmainell@kennesaw.edu
    Location: LB 412


     
  • Trina Queen

    Trina Queen Science, Technology and Society Coordinator and Lecturer of Interdisciplinary Studies

    Position:
    Science, Technology and Society Coordinator and Lecturer of Interdisciplinary Studies

    Phone: (470) 578-7449
    Email: tqueen4@kennesaw.edu
    Location: J 221


    Areas of expertise: Science, technology & society, Interdisciplinary Studies, Medical Ethics, Bioethics, Health Policy, Health Education, and Environmental Ethics
  • Luciane Rocha

    Luciane Rocha Assistant Professor of African And African Diaspora Studies

    rocha_lucianePosition:
    Assistant Professor of African And African Diaspora Studies

    Phone: (470) 578-2049
    Email: lrocha3@kennesaw.edu
    Location: LB 413


    Areas of expertise: Black Studies Theory and Praxis, Black Feminisms, State Violence, Anthropology of Emotions
  • Katharine Schaab

    Katharine Schaab Coordinator of Interdisciplinary Studies and Associate Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies

    schaab_katharinePosition:
    Coordinator of Interdisciplinary Studies and Associate Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies

    Phone: (470) 578-2126
    Email: kschaab@kennesaw.edu
    Location: LB 420


    Areas of expertise: Feminist Dystopias, Reproductive Justice, Cultural Studies, Gender Studies, Scholarship of Teaching and Learning
  • Ernesto Silva

    Ernesto Silva Coordinator of Latin American and Latinx Studies and Associate Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies and Spanish

    Position:
    Coordinator of Latin American and Latinx Studies and Associate Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies and Spanish

    Phone: (470) 578-3208
    Email: esilva@kennesaw.edu
    Location: LB 410


    Areas of expertise: Spanish, Latino Studies, Latino Film Studies, study abroad to Peru, Chile, Bolivia, and Ecuador
  • Deborah N. Smith

    Deborah N. Smith Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies

    smith_debbiePosition:
    Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies

    Phone: (470) 578-6334
    Email: dsmith1@kennesaw.edu
    Location: LB 417


    Areas of expertise: Leadership, leadership education, students in transition, scholarship of teaching and learning
  • Lauren Thompson

    Lauren Thompson Assistant Professor of History and Interdisciplinary Studies

    Position:
    Assistant Professor of History and Interdisciplinary Studies

    Phone: (470) 578-6754
    Email: lthom182@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SO 4117


    Areas of expertise: Legal history, reproductive health and medicine, histories of women and gender

     

  • Carlton Usher

    Carlton Usher Associate Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies

    usher_carltonPosition:
    Associate Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies

    Phone: (470) 578-2431
    Email: cusher@kennesaw.edu
    Location: LB 401


     
  • Seneca Vaught

    Seneca Vaught Coordinator of African and African Diaspora Studies and Associate Professor of History

    vaught_senecaPosition:
    Coordinator of African and African Diaspora Studies and Associate Professor of History

    Phone: (470) 578-2431
    Email: svaught3@kennesaw.edu
    Location: LB 424


    Areas of expertise: Policy history, community engagement, applied historical methods, cultural diplomacy, and anti-racist pedagogy
  • Kenneth Williamson

    Kenneth Williamson Associate Professor of Anthropology

    Position:
    Associate Professor of Anthropology

    Phone: (470) 578-2373
    Email: kwill254@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SO 4095


    Areas of expertise: Black Studies, Anti-Racism, Intersectionality, Social Movements, Community-based Research, Participatory Action Research, Black Brazilian Activism
  • Brian Wooten

    Brian Wooten Assistant Professor of Public Administration

    Position:
    Assistant Professor of Public Administration

    Phone: (470) 578-2198
    Email: bwooten@kennesaw.edu
    Location: LB 404A


     

Instructors

Name
Position
  • Rhonda Baldonado

    Rhonda Baldonado Part-Time Instructor of Interdisciplinary Studies

    Position:
    Part-Time Instructor of Interdisciplinary Studies

    Phone: (470) 578-2431
    Email: rbaldon1@kennesaw.edu
    Location: LB 401


     
  • Carson Bay

    Carson Bay Program Manager & Part-Time Assistant Professor of Religious Studies

    Position:
    Program Manager & Part-Time Assistant Professor of Religious Studies

    Phone: (470) 578-2364
    Email: cbay@kennesaw.edu
    Location: ALC 5525


     
  • Warner Belanger III

    Warner Belanger III Part-Time Instructor of Asian Studies

    Position:
    Part-Time Instructor of Asian Studies

    Phone: (470) 578-2431
    Email: wbelange@kennesaw.edu
    Location: LB 401


     
  • Regina Bradley

    Regina Bradley Associate Professor of English and African Diaspora Studies

    Position:
    Associate Professor of English and African Diaspora Studies

    Phone: (470) 578-3219
    Email: rbradl14@kennesaw.edu
    Location: EB 167


     
  • Noelle Brown

    Noelle Brown Senior Lecturer of French

    Position:
    Senior Lecturer of French

    Phone: (470) 578-6366
    Email: nbrow152@kennesaw.edu
    Location: PS 239


     
  • Jayme Canty

    Jayme Canty Part-Time Assistant Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies

    Position:
    Part-Time Assistant Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies

    Phone: (470) 578-2431
    Email: jcanty2@kennesaw.edu
    Location: LB 401


     
  • Linda Ceriello

    Linda Ceriello Part-Time Assistant Professor of Religious Studies

    Position:
    Part-Time Assistant Professor of Religious Studies

    Phone: (470) 578-2431
    Email: lceriell@kennesaw.edu
    Location: LB 401


     
  • Roxanne Donovan

    Roxanne Donovan Professor of Psychology

    Position:
    Professor of Psychology

    Phone: (470) 578-6920
    Email: rdonova4@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SO 2016


     
  • Jonathan Downs

    Jonathan Downs Part-Time Instructor of Political Science

    Position:
    Part-Time Instructor of Political Science

    Phone: (470) 578-6227
    Email: jdowns8@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SO 5045


     
  • Larrie Dudenhoeffer

    Larrie Dudenhoeffer Professor of English

    Position:
    Professor of English

    Phone: (470) 578-6934
    Email: ldudenho@kennesaw.edu
    Location: EB 188


     
  • Lydia Ferguson

    Lydia Ferguson Lecturer of English

    Position:
    Lecturer of English

    Phone: (470) 578-5041
    Email: lfergu28@kennesaw.edu
    Location: R2 105


     
  • Bryn Gravitt

    Bryn Gravitt Lecturer of English

    Position:
    Lecturer of English

    Phone: (470) 578-2660
    Email: bgravit3@kennesaw.edu
    Location: EB 111


     
  • Luc Guglielmi

    Luc Guglielmi Ombuds and Professor of French

    Position:
    Ombuds and Professor of French

    Phone: (470) 578-2229
    Email: lguglie1@kennesaw.edu
    Location: PS 131


     
  • Deniz Gumustekin

    Deniz Gumustekin Part-Time Assistant Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies

    gumestekin_denizPosition:
    Part-Time Assistant Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies

    Phone: (470) 578-2431
    Email: dgumuste@kennesaw.edu
    Location: LB 401


     
  • Breon Haskett

    Breon Haskett Part-Time Assistant Professor of Leadership

    Position:
    Part-Time Assistant Professor of Leadership

    Phone: (470) 578-2431
    Email: bhasket1@kennesaw.edu
    Location: LB 401


     
  • Maureen Kperogi

    Maureen Kperogi Part-Time Assistant Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies

    Position:
    Part-Time Assistant Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies

    Phone: (470) 578-6183
    Email: merinne@kennesaw.edu
    Location: LB 422


     
  • Ashley McFarland

    Ashley McFarland Part-Time Instructor of Gender and Women's Studies

    mcfarland_ashleyPosition:
    Part-Time Instructor of Gender and Women's Studies

    Phone: (470) 578-2431
    Email: amcfarl7@kennesaw.edu
    Location: LB 401


     
  • Mandy McGrew

    Mandy McGrew Director, Supplemental Instruction and Learning Assistant Programs & Part-Time Instructor of American Studies

    Position:
    Director, Supplemental Instruction and Learning Assistant Programs & Part-Time Instructor of American Studies

    Phone: (470) 578-6257
    Email: alb1724@kennesaw.edu
    Location: ALC 4501


     
  • Natalia Meneses

    Natalia Meneses Part-Time Assistant Professor of Political Science

    Position:
    Part-Time Assistant Professor of Political Science

    Phone: (470) 578-6227
    Email: nxm4943@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SO 5045


     
  • Steve Miller

    Steve Miller Part-Time Assistant Professor of Philosophy

    Position:
    Part-Time Assistant Professor of Philosophy

    Phone: (470) 578-6131
    Email: jmill214@kennesaw.edu
    Location: LB 401


     
  • Nadia Nartey

    Nadia Nartey Graduate Research Assistant

    Position:
    Graduate Research Assistant

    Phone: (470) 578-6127
    Email: nnartey@kennesaw.edu
    Location: HSE 59 – 115


     
  • Randy Patton

    Randy Patton Shaw Industries Distinguished Chair and Professor of History

    Position:
    Shaw Industries Distinguished Chair and Professor of History

    Phone: (470) 578-6714
    Email: rpatton@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SO 4100


     
  • Viktoriya Petrenko

    Viktoriya Petrenko Part-Time Instructor of Science, Technology, and Society

    Position:
    Part-Time Instructor of Science, Technology, and Society

    Phone: (470) 578-2431
    Email: vpetrenk@kennesaw.edu
    Location: LB 401


     
  • Karen Pressley

    Karen Pressley Part-Time Instructor of Interdisciplinary Studies

    Position:
    Part-Time Instructor of Interdisciplinary Studies

    Phone: (470) 578-2431
    Email: kpressl1@kennesaw.edu
    Location: LB 401


     
  • Jennifer Purcell

    Jennifer Purcell Professor of Public Administration

    Position:
    Professor of Public Administration

    Phone: (470) 578-2863
    Email: jpurce10@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SO 5071


     
  • Andrea Putala

    Andrea Putala Part-Time Instructor of American Studies

    Position:
    Part-Time Instructor of American Studies

    Phone: (470) 578-2431
    Email: aspivey7@kennesaw.edu
    Location: LB 401


     
  • Tanya Smith

    Tanya Smith Part-Time Assistant Professor of Gender and Women's Studies

    Position:
    Part-Time Assistant Professor of Gender and Women's Studies

    Phone: (470) 578-6725
    Email: tsmit395@kennesaw.edu
    Location: HSE 48 (3499) 100


     
  • Amy Stewart

    Amy Stewart Part-Time Instructor of Gender and Women's Studies

    Position:
    Part-Time Instructor of Gender and Women's Studies

    Phone: (470) 578-2431
    Email: astew185@kennesaw.edu
    Location: LB 401


     
  • George Stickel

    George Stickel Part-Time Associate Professor of Science, Technology, and Society

    Position:
    Part-Time Associate Professor of Science, Technology, and Society

    Phone: (470) 578-2431
    Email: gstickel@kennesaw.edu
    Location: LB 401


     
  • Megan Volpert

    Megan Volpert Part-Time Assistant Professor of Peace Studies

    Position:
    Part-Time Assistant Professor of Peace Studies

    Phone: (470) 578-2431
    Email: mvolpert@kennesaw.edu
    Location: LB 401


     
  • Kristen Walker

    Kristen Walker Part-Time Instructor of American Studies

    Position:
    Part-Time Instructor of American Studies

    Phone: (470) 578-2431
    Email: kwalke13@kennesaw.edu
    Location: LB 401


     
  • Mario Watkins

    Mario Watkins Part-Time Assistant Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies

    Position:
    Part-Time Assistant Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies

    Phone: (470) 578-2431
    Email: mwatki50@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SO 2019


     

Student Assistants

 

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