Robert Saunders

Professor, History, Politics, and Geography · Farmingdale State College

Dr. Saunders teaches from a global point of view; he is an expert on British comedian Sacha Baron Cohen.

Anthropocene International Politics Global Politics Comparative Religions Politics

Greg Garrett, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of English · Baylor University

Popular theologian and cultural critic, exploring the intersections between film and popular culture, literature, religion, and politics.

Public Speaking Media Resource Creative Writing Religion and Culture Popular Culture and Society

Jane Caputi, Ph.D.

Professor · Florida Atlantic University

Jane Caputi is an expert in contemporary American cultural studies, including popular culture, gender and violence, and ecofeminism.

Feminism Gender and Violence Contemporary American Cultural Studies Popular Culture Ecofeminism

Adria Goldman

Assistant Professor of Communication · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Goldman is an expert in the intersectionality of race, gender, culture and its connection to communication and media.

Mass Media Popular Culture Rhetoric Communication Research Public Relations

Kylo-Patrick Hart

Chair of Film, Television, and Digital Media and Professor Film, Television and Digital Media · Texas Christian University

Kylo-Patrick R. Hart teaches courses in film and television history, theory and criticism; film screenwriting; and queer media studies.

Stardom Popular Culture International Cinemas Masculinity and Sexual Orientation in Film and Entertainment Media Representations of HIV/AIDS

Susan Mackey-Kallis, PhD

Associate Professor of Communication | College of Liberal Arts and Sciences · Villanova University

Susan Mackey-Kallis, PhD, is an expert in film analysis and commentary, particularly in regard to pop culture.

Communication Political Rhetoric Gender, Media and Pop Culture American Film

Shobha Gurung

Professor of Sociology · Southern Utah University

Specializes in gender and labor, comparative family and community, migration, globalization, and transnationalism, and civic engagement.

Global Civic Citizenship Human Rights and Social Justice Gender and Labor Studies Immigrant, Migrant, and Refugee Community Gender and Society

Karen Dill-Shackleford, PhD

Doctoral Faculty - Media Psychology · Fielding Graduate University

Media violence; Fandom and the construction of meaning from media; Media, race and gender.

Media Psychology Media Effects Social Psychology Gender Race

Kyle William Bishop

Professor of English · Southern Utah University

Specializing in British Gothic literature, film and television studies, cinematic adaptation, and pop culture

Video Games Visual Literacy Saxophone American Studies Music

Amy Bonomi

Chair and Professor, Department of Human Development and Family Studies · Michigan State University

Dr. Bonomi’s research focuses on the health impacts, contexts for, and dynamics of intimate partner violence and sexual violence

Domestic Violence Partner Violence Intimacy Dynamics Sexual Violence

Luis Alvarez

Associate Professor, Department of History · UC San Diego

Institute of Arts and Humanities director, Luis Alvarez focuses on race, ethnicity and Latinx and African-American social movements.

Humanities in Higher Education Oral Histories Popular Culture Chicano/Chicana Studies Race Relations

Priya Rehal

MA in Communication and Culture, Fan Studies Researcher · Independent

Montreal and Toronto based researcher and educator

Race Race Culture and Ethnicity Race Gender and Class in Organization Processes Race Gender and Sexuality Sexual and Gender Identity

Seretha Williams

Professor of English · Augusta University

Professor Williams is an expert in Africa and African Diaspora, Digital Humanities, and Digital Publication.

Digital Publication Africa and African Diaspora Digital Humanities

Dexter Gabriel, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of History · University of Connecticut

Dexter Gabriel's research interests include the history of slavery, resistance, and freedom in the Black Atlantic.

Black Atlantic Slavery Slavery in Popular Culture Abolition and Emancipation

D. Kelly Weisberg

Professor of Law · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: weisberg@uchastings.edu / 415-565-4678 / Office 348-200

Children and the Law Domestic Violence Juvenile Justice Family Law Wills and Trust

Melissa Avdeeff

Assistant Professor · Coventry University

Popular culture, specialising in pop music; music technology and society; social media and fandom.

Artifical Intelligence and music Popular Music Popular Culture Music Technology and Society Fandom

Francisco A. Villarruel

Associate Chair and Professor · Michigan State University

An expert on issues affecting Latino youth and families; Latinos in the criminal justice system

Positive Youth Development Latino Youth and Families

Eliza Rodriguez y Gibson

Professor and Chair of Chicana/o and Latina/o Studies · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Cultural Studies Feminist Theory Latina Literature Feminist Discourse Critical Theory

Brenda Elsey

Associate Professor of History · Hofstra University

Specialist in Popular Culture and Politics, as well as Gender and Sports, in Twentieth Century Latin America.

Latin American Culture Latin American Politics Sports in Latin America Gender Studies

Robin Coulter, Ph.D.

Department Head, Professor of Marketing · University of Connecticut

Professor Robin Coulter is an expert in consumer behavior issues with strategic marketing implications.

Visualization Consumer Research Numerical Cognition Branding Cross-Cultural Consumer Behavior