Faculty & Staff

 

Name
Position
  • Cécile Accilien

    Cécile Accilien Chair, Interdisciplinary Studies Department

    Cecile AccilienPosition:
    Chair, Interdisciplinary Studies Department

    Phone: (470) 578-2885
    Email: caccilie@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SO 2002A


    Areas of expertise: Haitian Studies, Gender Studies, Film Studies, African and African Diaspora Studies

  • Rodolfo Aguilar

    Rodolfo Aguilar Assistant Professor of American Studies and Latin American and Latino Studies

    Rodolfo AguilarPosition:
    Assistant Professor of American Studies and Latin American and Latino Studies

    Phone: (470) 578-4270
    Email: raguila6@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SO 2017


    Areas of expertise: Latino Studies, Latino music, American Studies

  • Lynn Boettler

    Lynn Boettler Assistant Professor

    Lynn BoettlerPosition:
    Assistant Professor

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


     
  • Holly Bradfield

    Holly Bradfield Part-time

    Bradfield HeadshotPosition:
    Part-time

    Phone: (470) 578-2431
    Email: hbradfi2@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SO 2019


     
  • Benjamin Brooks

    Benjamin Brooks Assistant Professor

    Benjamin BrooksPosition:
    Assistant Professor

    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 Program Coordinator of Native American & Indigenous Studies; Assistant Professor of American Studies and English

    Miriam Brown SpiersPosition:
    Program Coordinator of Native American & Indigenous Studies; Assistant Professor of American Studies and English

    Phone: (470) 578-6125
    Email: mspiers1@kennesaw.edu
    Location: EB 173


    Areas of expertise: Native American & Indigenous StudiesScience Fiction Studies, American Studies, Gender & Women's Studies 

  • Theodore Bullard

    Theodore Bullard Lecturer

    Theodore BullardPosition:
    Lecturer

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


     
  • Laura Davis

    Laura Davis Associate Professor of English and Interdisciplinary Studies

    Laura DavisPosition:
    Associate Professor of English and Interdisciplinary Studies

    Phone: (470) 578-2001
    Email: ldavis1@kennesaw.edu
    Location: House 3201 - 101


    Areas of expertise: Gender & Women's Studies, Gender, Feminism, Diversity, US Southern Literature, Postcolonial Literature

  • Roxanne Donovan

    Roxanne Donovan Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies and Psychology

    Roxanne DonovanPosition:
    Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies and Psychology

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


    Areas of expertise: Well-being of Black women, mental health impact of gendered-racism, Gender Studies, social justice practices
  • Jacqueline Dow

    Jacqueline Dow Part-time

    Jacqueline DowPosition:
    Part-time

    Phone: (470) 578-2431
    Email: jdow6@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SO 2019


     
  • Jonathan Downs

    Jonathan Downs Part-time

    Downs headshotPosition:
    Part-time

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


     
  • Jessica Duvall

    Jessica Duvall Part-time; AMST, GWST, Staff

    Jessica DuvallPosition:
    Part-time; AMST, GWST, Staff

    Phone: (470) 578-7557
    Email: jduvall6@kennesaw.edu
    Location: UC 126A


     
  • May Gao

    May Gao Professor of Communication; SAUPO Chair

    May GaoPosition:
    Professor of Communication; SAUPO Chair

    Phone: (470) 578-2145
    Email: mgao@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SO 5084


    Areas of expertise: Asian Studies, communication, Business Intercultural Communication
  • Sara Giordano

    Sara Giordano Assistant Professor

    Position:
    Assistant Professor

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


    Areas of expertise: Feminist Science Studies, Democratic Sciences, Bioethics, Critical Science Literacy
  • Felecia Glover

    Felecia Glover Part-time

    Felicia GloverPosition:
    Part-time

    Phone: (470) 578-2431
    Email: fglover1@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SO 2019


     
  • Letizia Guglielmo

    Letizia Guglielmo Professor of Gender and Women's Studies Program and English

    Letizia GuglielmoPosition:
    Professor of Gender and Women's Studies Program and English

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


    Areas of expertise: English, Gender & Women's Studies, feminist rhetoric, gender & pop culture, computers & writing
  • Nichole Guillory

    Nichole Guillory Associate Professor of Adolescent Education and Interdisciplinary Studies

    Nichole GuilloryPosition:
    Associate Professor of Adolescent Education and Interdisciplinary Studies

    Phone: (470) 578-2371
    Email: nguillo1@kennesaw.edu
    Location: BEB 364


    Areas of expertise: Secondary education, African and African Diaspora Studies, Gender & Women's Studies, social justice curriculum, urban education, multicultural education 
  • Deniz Gumustekin

    Deniz Gumustekin Part-time

    Deniz GumestekinPosition:
    Part-time

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


     
  • Edwin Hernandez

    Edwin Hernandez Part-time

    Position:
    Part-time

    Phone: (470) 578-2431
    Email: eherna37@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SO 2019


     
  • Rebecca Hill

    Rebecca Hill Professor of American Studies

    Position:
    Professor of American Studies

    Phone: (470) 578-7543
    Email: rhill54@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SO 2008


    Areas of expertise: Social movement history, prison and policing, intersections of politics and pop culture, labor and working classes
  • Daniel Horowitz

    Daniel Horowitz Part-time, GWST

    Daniel HorowitzPosition:
    Part-time, GWST

    Phone: (470) 578-2431
    Email: dhorowi2@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SO 2019


     
  • Sha Huang

    Sha Huang Coordinator of Asian Studies and Associate Professor of Chinese and Interdisciplinary Studies

    Sha HuangPosition:
    Coordinator of Asian Studies and Associate Professor of Chinese and Interdisciplinary Studies

    Phone: (470) 578-6361
    Email: shuang5@kennesaw.edu
    Location: PS 249


    Areas of Expertise: Foreign Language Education, teaching Chinese as a foreign language, Asian Cultures, Chinese modern and contemporary poetry, translation studies

  • Nathalia Jaramillo

    Nathalia Jaramillo Coordinator, Latin American/Latino Studies; Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies

    Nathalia JaramilloPosition:
    Coordinator, Latin American/Latino Studies; Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies

    Phone: (470) 578-2243
    Email: njaramil@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SO 2012


    Areas of expertise: Decolonial theory and pedagogy, womanism, feminist theories and pedagogues, diversity and inclusion in higher education
  • Stacy Keltner

    Stacy Keltner Director of M.A. in American Studies program; Professor ofGender and Women's Studies

    Stacy KeltnerPosition:
    Director of M.A. in American Studies program; Professor ofGender and Women's Studies

    Phone: (470) 578-6648
    Email: skeltner@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SO 2019B


    Areas of expertise: Gender & Women's Studies, social and political theory, continental philosophy, feminist theory
  • Heeman Kim

    Heeman Kim Associate Professor of Communication

    Position:
    Associate Professor of Communication

    Phone: (470) 578-2078
    Email: hkim21@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SO 5098


    Areas of expertise: Asian Studies, communication, digital media production, electronic media, Asian culture, research methods
  • Maureen Kperogi

    Maureen Kperogi Limited Term

    Position:
    Limited Term

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


    Areas of expertise: Gendered peacebuilding, community-based development strategies as a tool for sustainable development, program evaluation, reintegration of ex-combatants and fighters
  • Alan Lebaron

    Alan Lebaron Director, Maya Heritage Community Project; Professor of History and Latin American & Latinx Studies

    Alan LebaronPosition:
    Director, Maya Heritage Community Project; Professor of History and Latin American & Latinx Studies

    Phone: (470) 578-2304
    Email: alebaron@kennesaw.edu
    Location: KC 324


    Areas of expertise: History, Latino Studies, Guatemalan Maya, Latin American History 
  • Joan Ledbetter

    Joan Ledbetter Limited Term

    Joan LedbetterPosition:
    Limited Term

    Phone: (470) 578-2431
    Email: jledbe11@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SO 2019


     
  • Robbie Lieberman

    Robbie Lieberman Coordinator, Peace Studies; Associate Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies

    Robbie LiebermanPosition:
    Coordinator, Peace Studies; Associate Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies

    Phone: (470) 578-7847
    Email: rlieberm@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SO 2042


    Areas of expertise: American Studies, Peace Studies, music as a protest, anti-communism, the 1960's
  • Linda Lyons

    Linda Lyons Director of Diversity Initiatives; Associate Professor

    Linda LyonsPosition:
    Director of Diversity Initiatives; Associate Professor

    Phone: (470) 578-7783
    Email: llyons5@kennesaw.edu
    Location: UC 213B


    Areas of expertise: Global learning, intercultural competence, multicultural education
  • Felicia Mainella

    Felicia Mainella Lecturer

    Felicia MainellaPosition:
    Lecturer

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


     
  • Ashley McFarland

    Ashley McFarland Limited Term

    Ashley McFarlandPosition:
    Limited Term

    Phone: (470) 578-2431
    Email: amcfarl7@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SO 2019


     
  • Mandy McGrew

    Mandy McGrew Educational Specialist & Part-Time Instructor of American Studies

    Mandy McGrewPosition:
    Educational Specialist & Part-Time Instructor of American Studies

    Phone: (470) 578-6257
    Email: alb1724@kennesaw.edu
    Location: House 3211 - 109


     
  • Sangeeta Mehra

    Sangeeta Mehra Program Coordinator

    Position:
    Program Coordinator

    Phone: (470) 578-2614
    Email: smehra1@kennesaw.edu
    Location: EB 202


     
  • Elizabeth Miles

    Elizabeth Miles Assistant Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies

    Elizabeth MilesPosition:
    Assistant Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies

    Phone: (470) 578-2504
    Email: emiles17@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SO 2015


    Areas of expertise: Sociocultural anthropology, Gender & Sexuality Studies, modern & contemporary Japan 
  • Steve Miller

    Steve Miller Part-time, RELS

    Steve MillerPosition:
    Part-time, RELS

    Phone: (470) 578-6131
    Email: jmill214@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SO 2019A


     
  • Hellena Moon

    Hellena Moon ASIA, GWST, RELS

    Hellena MoonPosition:
    ASIA, GWST, RELS

    Phone: (470) 578-2431
    Email: hmoon17@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SO 2019


     
  • Julie Newell

    Julie Newell Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies

    Julie NewellPosition:
    Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies

    Phone: (470) 578-7481
    Email: jnewell2@kennesaw.edu
    Location: KH 3441


    Areas of expertise: Science, technology & society, Interdisciplinary Studies, American wilderness, environmental science, sustainability
  • Daniel Paracka

    Daniel Paracka Coordinator of Religous Studies; Peace Corps Prep Advisor and Professor of Education

    Dan ParackaPosition:
    Coordinator of Religous Studies; Peace Corps Prep Advisor and Professor of Education

    Phone: (470) 578-6732
    Email: dparacka@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SO 2011A


    Areas of expertise: Education, Interdisciplinary Studies, intercultural competence
  • Kristin Petersen

    Kristin Petersen Part-time, GWST

    Position:
    Part-time, GWST

    Phone: (470) 578-2431
    Email: kpeter69@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SO 2019


     
  • Viktoriya Petrenko

    Viktoriya Petrenko Part-time

    Position:
    Part-time

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


     
  • Karen Pressley

    Karen Pressley Part-time, RELS

    Position:
    Part-time, RELS

    Phone: (470) 578-2431
    Email: kpressl1@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SO 2019


     
  • Andrea Putala

    Andrea Putala Part-time

    Position:
    Part-time

    Phone: (470) 578-2431
    Email: aspivey7@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SO 2019


     
  • Trina Queen

    Trina Queen Coordinator; Science, Technology, & Society

    Position:
    Coordinator; Science, Technology, & Society

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


    Areas of expertise: Science, technology & society, Interdisciplinary Studies, medical ethics, film
  • Anne Richards

    Anne Richards Professor of English and Interdisciplinary Studies

    Anne RichardsPosition:
    Professor of English and Interdisciplinary Studies

    Phone: (470) 578-2038
    Email: aricha31@kennesaw.edu
    Location: EB 171


    Areas of expertise: Peace Studies, English, Cultural Studies, Islam in America, Immigration Studies 
  • Rebecca Robinson

    Rebecca Robinson Part-time, GWST

    Position:
    Part-time, GWST

    Phone: (470) 578-2431
    Email: rrobi106@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SO 2019


     
  • Luciane Rocha

    Luciane Rocha Assistant Professor

    Luciane RochaPosition:
    Assistant Professor

    Phone: (470) 578-2049
    Email: lrocha3@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SO 2017B


    Areas of expertise: Gendered anti-blackness, Black mothers activism, black feminist activist research methods, anthropology of emotion 
  • Yen Rodriguez

    Yen Rodriguez Part-time; LALS, AADS, Staff

    Yen RodriguezPosition:
    Part-time; LALS, AADS, Staff

    Phone: (470) 578-7667
    Email: yrodrig1@kennesaw.edu
    Location: ST 263A


     
  • Federica Santini

    Federica Santini Coordinator of GWST and Professor of Italian and Interdisciplinary Studies

    Federica SantiniPosition:
    Coordinator of GWST and Professor of Italian and Interdisciplinary Studies

    Phone: (470) 578-2381
    Email: fsantini@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SO 2010


    Areas of expertise: literary criticism, Italian modern and contemporary poetry, 20th century European women's writing, translation studies 
  • Katharine Schaab

    Katharine Schaab Coordinator of Integrative Studies and Leadership Studies; Assistant Professor

    Kate SchaabPosition:
    Coordinator of Integrative Studies and Leadership Studies; Assistant Professor

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


    Areas of expertise: Gender & Women's Studies, Cultural Studies, American Studies, Interdisciplinary and Integrative Studies 
  • Heather Scott

    Heather Scott Assistant Chair, Interdisciplinary Studies Department; Associate Professor

    Heather ScottPosition:
    Assistant Chair, Interdisciplinary Studies Department; Associate Professor

    Phone: (470) 578-6970
    Email: hscott18@kennesaw.edu
    Location: LB 419


    Areas of expertise: Women's leadership on governing boards at private colleges and universities, leadership identity development of girls and women, distance education, global education, study abroad

  • Ernesto Silva

    Ernesto Silva Associate Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies and Spanish

    Position:
    Associate Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies and Spanish

    Phone: (470) 578-3208
    Email: esilva@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SO 2002B


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

    Deborah N. Smith Professor

    Debbie SmithPosition:
    Professor

    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
  • Laurence Stacey

    Laurence Stacey Part-time, PAX

    Laurence StaceyPosition:
    Part-time, PAX

    Phone: (470) 578-3569
    Email: lstacey1@kennesaw.edu
    Location: UC 122E


     
  • Amy Stewart

    Amy Stewart Part-time, GWST

    Position:
    Part-time, GWST

    Phone: (470) 578-2431
    Email: astew185@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SO 2019


     
  • George Stickel

    George Stickel Part-time, STS

    Stickel headshotPosition:
    Part-time, STS

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


     
  • Griselda Thomas

    Griselda Thomas Associate Professor of English and Interdisciplinary Studies

    Position:
    Associate Professor of English and Interdisciplinary Studies

    Phone: (470) 578-2419
    Email: gthomas2@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SO 2014


    Areas of expertise: English, Black Studies, Black women writers, Black feminism, African American Literature & Culture
  • Lauren Thompson

    Lauren Thompson Limited-Term Assistant Professor of History

    Position:
    Limited-Term Assistant Professor of History

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


     
  • Nirmal Trivedi

    Nirmal Trivedi Associate Professor

    Nirmal TrivediPosition:
    Associate Professor

    Phone: (470) 578-2499
    Email: ntrived2@kennesaw.edu
    Location: UC 105


    Areas of expertise: Race and American imperialism, world literature, student success, English, American Studies 
  • Carlton Usher

    Carlton Usher Associate Professor

    Carlton UsherPosition:
    Associate Professor

    Phone: (470) 578-3540
    Email: cusher@kennesaw.edu
    Location: LB 422


    Areas of expertise: Global sustainability, civic engagement, pop culture, Africa and African Diaspora Studies, comparative political systems
  • Seneca Vaught

    Seneca Vaught Coordinator, African and African Diaspora Studies; Associate Professor of History and Interdisciplinary Studies

    Seneca VaughtPosition:
    Coordinator, African and African Diaspora Studies; Associate Professor of History and Interdisciplinary Studies

    Phone: (470) 578-2937
    Email: svaught3@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SO 2013A


    Areas of expertise: History, African Studies, African American History, race and ethnicity, social movements
  • Kristen Walker

    Kristen Walker Part-time

    Kristen WalkerPosition:
    Part-time

    Phone: (470) 578-2431
    Email: kwalke13@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SO 2019


     
  • Mario Watkins

    Mario Watkins Part-time, STS

    Position:
    Part-time, STS

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


     
  • Jonathan Wesley

    Jonathan Wesley Part-time, RELS

    John WesleyPosition:
    Part-time, RELS

    Phone: (470) 578-2431
    Email: jwesle18@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SO 2019


     
  • Kenneth Williamson

    Kenneth Williamson Associate Professor of Anthropology and Interdisciplinary Studies

    Kenneth WilliamsonPosition:
    Associate Professor of Anthropology and Interdisciplinary Studies

    Phone: (470) 578-2639
    Email: kwill254@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SO 4095


    Areas of expertise: Anthropology, African Studies, Afro-Brazilian Cultures, immigration
  • Brian Wooten

    Brian Wooten Assistant Professor

    Position:
    Assistant Professor

    Phone: (470) 578-2198
    Email: bwooten@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SO 2013A


     
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