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Affiliate Faculty Advisory Board

Elyssa Faison

Associate Professor, Department of History
Dale Hall Tower, Room 423
(405) 325-6370 | Email
Ph.D. from University of California, Los Angeles
Areas of Interest: Japanese History; twentieth-century Japan

Tassie Hirschfeld

Associate Professor, Anthropology
Dale Hall Tower, Room 522
(405) 325-7462 | Email
Ph.D. from Emory University: Anthropology
Areas of Interest: Post-Colonialism, Hispanic Caribbean, Andes, Economy of Health

Charles Kenney

Professor, Department of Political Science
Dale Hall Tower, Room 226
Email
Ph.D. from University of Notre Dame; Comparative Politics
Areas of Interest: Latin American Politics, Politics in Developing Countries, Democratization, Democratic Theory, Executive-Legislative Relations, Political Parties, Electoral Systems, Political Violence

Alan Levenson

Schusterman/Josey Chair in Judaic History, Department of History
Dale Hall Tower, Room 305
Email
Ph.D. from The Ohio State University
Areas of Interest: Jewish intellectual, literary, and religious history

Daniel Mains

Associate Professor, Honors College
Boren Hall, Room 153
(405) 325-3615 | Email
Ph.D. from Emory University; Anthropology
Areas of Interest: Youth, Economic Development, Capitalism, Ethiopia/Africa

Karin Schutjer

Professor, German Studies, Department of Modern Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Kaufman Hall 208
(405) 325-1907 | Email
Ph.D. from Princeton University
Areas of Interest: intersections of philosophy, religion, literature and social thought in late eighteenth- and early nineteenth-century Germany

Current Affiliate Faculty in IAS

Julia Abramson
Associate Professor, French, Department of Modern Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Kaufman Hall, Room 217 | (405) 325-6181 | Email
Ph.D. from Princeton University; literature and culture of the Enlightenment and Classical eras; French film, food and culture

Boris N. Apanasov, Professor, Department of Mathematics
PHSC Room 901 | (405) 325-2744 | Email
Ph.D. from the Institute of Mathematics, USSR Academy of Sciences; International literature and cinema; International education and research in mathematics, especially Russian, Latin American, East European, European, Japanese and Korean; Russian, Soviet, and post-Soviet literature and film; contemporary developments in Russian culture

Rozmeri Basic, Professor, Art History, School of Visual Arts
Fred Jones Center 413 | (405) 325-6593 | Email
Ph.D. from Ohio University; ancient and Byzantine art history

Khosrow Bozorgi, Professor, College of Architecture
Gould Hall, Room 180 | (405) 325-3348 | Email
Ph.D. from University of Pennsylvania; Islamic Architecture History/Theory

James Cane-Carrasco, Associate Professor, Department of History
Dale Hall Tower, Room 317 | (405) 325-8974 | Email
Ph.D. from University of California, Berkeley; Latin American Left, Argentine

Robert Con Davis-Undiano, Neustadt Professor of English, Department of English, Executive Director of World Literature Today
Monnet Hall, Room 110 | (405) 325-4531 | Email
Ph.D. from University of California, Davis; American studies, theory and Chicano and Latin American studies

Kirsten de Beurs, President's Associates Presidential Professor, Department of Geography and Environmental Sustainability
Sarkeys Energy Center 566 | (405) 325-9129 | Email
Ph.D. from University of Nebraska; Remote Sensing; Land Cover, Land Use Change; Phenology; Russia

Firat Demir, Associate Professor, Department of Economics
Cate Center I, Room 436 | (405) 325-5844 | Email
Ph.D. from Notre Dame University in Economics; International Finance, Economic Development, Middle East

Eugene Enrico, Reaugh Professor of Music (Musicology), School of Music
Fred Jones Center 120 | (405) 325-3978 | Email
Ph.D. from University of Michigan; music history and culture; Renaissance and Baroque music

Chitru Fernando, Rainbolt Chair and Professor of Finance and Director, Division of Finance, Price College of Business
Adams Hall, Room 205 | (405) 325-2906 | Email
Ph.D. in Finance from Wharton School; Corporate Finance, Risk Management, Liquidity Risk and Financial Markets, Energy Markets

Pamela Genova, Professor, French, Deparment of Modern Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Kaufman Hall, Room 224| (405) 325-5080 | Email
Ph.D. from University of Illinois; nineteenth- and twentieth-century French Literature & Culture

Travis Gliedt, Associate Professor, Environmental Sustainability
Sarkeys Energy Center 658 | (405) 325-5325 | Email
Ph.D. from University of Waterloo in Geography; Green Entrepreneurship, Sustainable Development

Ronnie Grinberg, Assistant Professor, Department of History
Dale Hall Tower, Room 416 | Email
Ph.D. from Northwestern University; American Jewish History, Modern U.S. History, Women's and Gender History

James Hartigan, Professor, Department of Economics
Cate Center 439 | (405) 325-5501 | Email
Ph.D. from Duke University; unfair International trade practices; the effect of laws and institutions on International trade patterns; the effect of trade patterns on development of laws and institution

Sandie Holguin, Associate Professor, Department of History
Dale Hall Tower 315 | (405) 325-3644 | Email
Ph.D. from University of California, Los Angeles; Modern European Intellectual and Cultural History, Modern Spain

Andrew Horton, Professor Emeritus, Jeanne H. Hoffman Professor of Film and Video Studies, Department of Film and Media Studies
Email
Ph.D. from University of Illinois; Comparative Literature and Film in Europe/Russia

John Jiang, Associate Professor and OG&E Professor, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Devon Energy Hall 443 | (405) 325-0927 | Email 
Ph.D. from the University of Texas at Austin; Electrical and Computer Engineering

Charles Kenney, Professor, Department of Political Science
Dale Hall Tower 226 | Email
Ph.D. from University of Notre Dame in Comparative Politics; Latin American Politics, Politics in Developing Countries, Democratization, Democratic Theory, Executive-Legislative Relations, Political Parties, Electoral Systems, Political Violence

Charles Kimball, Presidential Professor and Chair of Religious Studies, Religious Studies Program
Robertson Hall 140 | (405) 325-5015 | Email
Ph.D. from Harvard University, the Divinity School; History of Religion with specialization in Islamic studies and Christian-Muslim relations

Petra Klein, Assistant Professor, School of Meteorology
National Weather Center | (405) 325-1631 | Email
Ph.D. from University of Karlsruhe, Germany in Civil Engineering; Atmospheric boundary layer research and tropospheric pollution problems.

Ori Kritz, Associate Professor, Hebrew Studies, Department of Modern Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Kaufman Hall 209 | (405) 325-1542 | Email
Ph.D. from Columbia University; Hebrew language and Jewish literature (Jewish humor, Hebrew Bible as literature, modern Hebrew prose, Jewish literature (from Bible to modern American)

Peter B Kutner, Hugh Roff Professor of Law, College of Law
Law Center, Room 3031 | (405) 325-4792 | Email
J.D. from Harvard University; Britain and the Commonwealth

Robert Lauer, Professor, Spanish, Department of Modern Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Kaufman Hall 131 | (405) 325-5845 | Email
Ph.D. from University of Michigan; Spanish literature (drama, prose, poetry) of the Renaissance and the Baroque, contemporary Latin American prose, cinema (Spanish, Mexican, Italian, German)

Roberta Magnusson, Associate Professor, Department of History
Dale Hall Tower 822 | (405) 325-8972 | Email
Ph.D. from University of California, Berkeley; medieval Europe, medieval history and archaeology, specializing in hydraulic technology, urban history

Amanda Minks, Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology
Boren Hall, Room 172 | (405) 325-7415 | Email
Ph.D. from Columbia University in Ethnomusicology; Music, Language, Cultural Politics in the Americas

Suzanne Moon, Associate Professor, Department of History of Science
Physical Science Center 625 | (405) 325-2076 | Email
Ph.D. from from Cornell University in Science and Technology Studies; History of Technology, History of International Development, Environmental History, Southeast Asian History and Politics, History of Colonialism and the Post-Colonial World

Amy Olberding, President's Associates Presidential Professor, Department of Philosophy
Kaufman Hall 316 | (405) 325-6834 | Email
Ph.D. from Hawai'i; Chinese Philosophy, Ethics and Therapeutic Treatments

Martin Piotrowski, Associate Professor, Department of Sociology
Kaufman Hall 316 | (405) 325-1751 | Email
Ph.D. from University of North Carolina; Migration, Population and Environment, Social Networks

Andreana Prichard, Associate Professor, Honors College
Boren Hall, Room 151 | (405) 325-7412 | Email
Ph.D. from Northwestern University in African History; Intersections of Gender, Politics and Religion in Africa

Yanrong Qi, Lecturer, Chinese, Department of Modern Languages, Literature, and Linguistics
Kaufmann Hall 123 | (405) 325-5895 | Email
M.A. from Nanjing University; Modern Chinese: Teaching Chinese as a Second Language

Cynthia Rogers, Professor, Department of Economics
Cate Center, Room 423 | (405) 325-5843 | Email
Ph.D. from University of Pittsburgh in Economics; Regional and Urban Economics, Public Policy, Labor Economics

Bala Saho, Associate Professor, Department of History
Dale Hall Tower 412 | (405) 325-1058 | Email
Ph.D. from Michigan State University in African Studies; African History, Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries, Colonialism

Ingo Schlupp, Presidential Professor, Department of Biology
Richards Hall 112 | (405) 325-4908 | Email
Ph.D. from the University of Hamburg, Germany; stability of gynogenetic/hybridogenetic mating systems; evolution and maintenance of sexual reproduction; sexual selection; population biology of amphibians and fishes with a focus on conversation biology

Mark Shafer, Assistant Professor, Department of Geography and Environmental Sustainability; Associate State Climatologist, Oklahoma Climatological Survery
Sarkeys Energy Center 524 | (405) 325-5325 | Email
Ph.D. from University of Oklahoma in Political Science; Natural Hazards, Climate Services, Climate Adaptation

Shmuel Shepkaru, Schusterman Professor of Jewish Intellectual and Religious History, Department of History
Dale Hall Tower 305F | (405) 325-6508 | Email
Ph.D. from New York University; Late Antiquity and Medieval Jewish History, Hebrew

Daniel Simon, Assistant Director and Editor in Chief, World Literature Today
MH, Room 110 | (405) 325-0317 | Email
Ph.D. from Indiana University in Comparative Literature; Translation Studies, Contemporary World Literature, 20th century French and American literature

Zev Trachtenberg, Associate Professor, Department of Philosophy
(405) 325-6811 | Email
Ph.D. from Columbia University in Philosophy; Social & Political Philosophy, Environmental Political Theory

David Vishanoff, Associate Professor, Department of Religious Studies
Robertson Hall 119 | (405) 325-1150 | Email
Ph.D. from Emory University in West and South Asian Religions; Islamic Theology, Law, Abrahamic Religions and Interactions

Mary Jo Watson, Director Emeritus, School of Visual Arts
(405) 325-4033 | Email
Ph.D. from the University of Oklahoma; Native American women artists

Man-Fung Yip, Professor and Department Chair, Department of Film and Media Studies
Old Science Hall 325 | (405) 325-3020 | Email
Ph.D. from University of Chicago in Chinese-language and East Asian film studies; theories of national and transnational cinema, intersection of cinema, mass culture, and modernity

Owen L. Anderson, Professor Emeritus, Eugene Kuntz Chair of Law in Oil, Gas and Natural Resources Emeritus, George Lynn Cross Research Professor Emeritus, College of Law
Coats Hall Room 3065 | (405) 325-5405 | Email 
J.D. from University of North Dakota; International Petroleum Law and Transactions

Evelyn Aswad, Professor of Law, Herman G. Kaiser Chair in International Law, College of Law
(405) 325-2242
J.D. from Georgetown University; International Human Rights, International Law Foundations, International Business Transactions

Peter Barker, Professor, History of Science
PHSC, Room 625 | (405) 325-2242 | Email
Ph.D. from State University of New York, Buffalo, in history and philosophy of science; History and Historiography of the Scientific Revolution, Cognitive Approaches to Conceptual Change in Science, Britain, Denmark and Germany

Loretta Bass, Professor and Chair, Department of Sociology
Kaufman Hall 301 | (405) 325-1751 | Email
Ph.D. from the University of Connecticut in International and Comparative Sociology (African focus); Sociology, Inequality, Race and Class

Laku Chidambaram, Associate Dean for Academic Programs and Engagement, Price Chair of Business, W. P. Wood Professor of MIS, Michael F. Price College of Business
Adams Hall, Room 305C | (405) 325-8013 | Email 
Ph.D. from Indiana University; Behavior and Performance of Virtual Teams, Examination of Group Development, Media Choice, Trust, Leadership and Coordination, Business Consulting

Jennifer J. Davis, Professor, Department of History
Dale Hall Tower, Room 403A | (405) 255-4306 | Email
Ph.D. from The Pennsylvania State University in History, Women’s and Gender Studies graduate certificate

Zermarie Deacon, Associate Professor, Department of Human Relations
Physical Science Center 709 | (405) 325-2749 | Email
Ph.D. from Michigan State University; Ecological/Community Psychology, Lusophone Africa, Factors that Facilitate Women's Recovery from Warfare, Refugees, Experiences of Refugee Women, Promotion of Well-Being and Health

Gary Emery, Emeritus Professor, Finance, Price College of Business
Adams Hall, Room 205 | (405) 325-5591 | Email
Areas of Interest: Corporate Finance, Japanese Finance

Elyssa Faison, Associate Professor, Department of History
Dale Hall Tower, Room 423 | (405) 325-6370 | Email
Ph.D. from University of California, Los Angeles; Japanese History; twentieth-century Japan

Joe Foote, Dean Emeritus, Gaylord College of Journalism and Mass Communication
Email
Ph.D. from University of Texas at Austin; Broadcast Journalism, International Communication, Political Communication, Media Management, Broadcast History

Michael GivelProfessor, Department of Political Science
Dale Hall Tower 224 | (405) 325-8878 | Email
Ph.D. from University of California-Riverside; Public Policy Theory, Himalayan Area Studies, Urban Politics, Social Movements, Comparative Public Policy, Complexity Theory

Betty Harris, Professor, Department of Anthropology
Dale Hall Tower 519 | (405) 325-4500 | Email
Ph.D. Brown University; Political economy, especially of Southern Africa (South Africa, Lesotho, and Swaziland), including agriculture, water, commercialization, Chinese trade; race and ethnicity in the US; history of anthropology (particularly of South Africa)

Tassie Hirschfeld, Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology
Dale Hall Tower 522 | (405) 325-7462 | Email
Ph.D. from Emory University in Anthropology; Post-Colonialism, Hispanic Caribbean, Andes, Economy of Health

Yang Hong, Professor, Civil Engineering, School of Civil Engineering and Environmental Science
Carson Engr Center 334 | (405) 325-3644 | Email
Ph.D. from University of Arizona in Hydrology and Water Resources; Disaster Mitigation, Global Change and Rainfall Modeling, Water Resource Planning and Sustainable Development

Elaine Hsieh, Associate Professor, Department of Communication
Burton Hall, Room 220 | (405) 325-3154 | Email
Ph.D. from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Health Communication; bilingual/cross cultural health care

Emily Johnson, Professor of Russian, Department of Modern Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Kaufman Hall 212 | (405) 325-1546 | Email
Ph.D. from Columbia University; the Petersburg myth and text, GULAG literature, contemporary Russian poetry

Rita Keresztesi, Associate Professor, Department of English
Cate Center 2, 304 | (405) 388-7694 | Email
Ph.D. from University of California, Santa Cruz; African American, Afro-Caribbean, and African literary and cultural studies; specifically, Black Power Studies in the Caribbean and the U.S. and Post-Colonial African Cinema.

Misha Klein, Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology
Dale Hall Tower 505B | (405) 325-4457 | Email
Ph.D. from University of California, Berkeley; 
Ethnicity, Race, and Identity; Transnationalism & Diaspora; Urban Anthropology; Gender and Sexuality; Brazil; Latin America; Jewish Diaspora; Medical Anthropology; Anthropology of Work; Anthropology of Food; Applied Anthropology; Qualitative Methods

Eric Kramer, Professor, Communication/Film and Video Studies, Department of Communication
Burton Hall  208C | (405) 325-2349 | Email
Ph.D. from Ohio University; International/Intercultural communication; communication and technology, especially defusion of transnational broadband infrastructures

Peter Krug, Professor Emeritus, Herman G. Kaiser Foundation Chair in International Law, College of Law
Email
J.D. from University of Wisconsin; European Union Law, Human Rights Law, International Criminal Law, International Trade Regulation

Marvin Lamb, Professor, School of Music
Catlett Music Center, 127E | (405) 325-7370 | Email
DMA degree from University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign; Composition, Arts Education Policy, Arts Consultanting, National Association of Schools of Music

Nian Liu, Associate Professor, Chinese Languages and Culture, Department of Modern Languages, Literatures and Linguistics
Kaufman Hall 103A | (405) 325-8544 | Email       
Ph.D. from the University of Hawaii at Manoa in Linguistics; Cognitive linguistics, Chinese language processing, linguistic relativism

Daniel Mains, Associate Professor, Honors College
Boren Hall, Room 153 | (405) 325-3615 | Email
Ph.D. from Emory University in Anthropology; Youth, Economic Development, Capitalism, Ethiopia/Africa

Paul Minnis, Professor Emeritus, Department of Anthropology
Dale Hall 26 | (405) 325-2519 | Email
Ph.D. from University of Michigan; archaeology and ethnobotany of Mexico

Anthony Natale, Associate Professor, School of Social Work
Rhyne Hall, Room 301 | (405) 325-1408 | Email
Ph.D. from University of Denver in Social Work; Public Health Inequalities, Global Health Affairs Related to Infectious Disease

Chie Noyori-Corbett, Assistant Professor
International Studies, Zarrow Hall, Room 309
(405) 325-1405; Email
Ph.D. from University of Texas, Arlington; Social Work
Areas of Interest: Emerging Advocacy Networks, NGOs Fighting Female Sex Trade, Human Trafficking in Japan

Allison Lee Palmer, Professor, Art History, School of Visual Arts
Fred Jones Center 202 | (405) 325-3391 | Email
Ph.D. from Rutgers University; art history with emphasis in Renaissance and Baroque studies, Europe

Darren Purcell, Associate Professor, Department of Geography and Environmental Sustainability
Sarkeys Energy Center 510C | (405) 325-5325 | Email
Ph.D. from University of Virginia; Federal Indian Law, Constitutional Law, Legal History, International and Comparative Indigenous Peoples' Law

Lindsay Robertson, Sam K. Viersen Family Foundation Presidential Professor; Chickasaw Nation Endowed Chair in Native American Law; Faulty Director, Center for the Sutdy of American Indian Law and Policy; College of Law
Law Center, Room 302 | (405) 325-4803 | Email
Ph.D. from University of Virginia; federal Indian law;constitutional law; legal history, International and comparative indigenous peoples' law

Greg Russell, Professor, Department of Political Science
Dale Hall Tower 318 | (405) 325-2061 | Email
Ph.D. from Louisiana State University; International Relations, American Foreign Policy, National Security Affairs

Carsten Schapkow, Associate Professor, Department of History
Dale Hall Tower 316 | (405) 325-6356 | Email
Ph.D. from Free University Berlin; Modern Jewish History, German-Jewish History and Jewish Historiography

Karin SchutjerProfessor, German Studies, Department of Modern Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Kaufman Hall 208 | (405) 325-1907 | Email
Ph.D. from Princeton University; intersections of philosophy, religion, literature and social thought in late eighteenth- and early nineteenth-century Germany

William Shelton, Professor Emeritus, Laboratory Animal Resources
SH 306 | (405) 325-1058 | Email
Ph.D. from University of Oklahoma; fish culture with particular emphasis on reproductive biology

Zoe Carey Sherinian, Professor of Ethnomusicology, Chair of the Division of Musicology, Ethnomusicology, and Music in General Studies, School of Music
Catlett Music Center 127F | (405) 325-5340 | Email
Ph.D. from Wesleyan University; Music of India, Music and Identity, Ethnomusicological Theories and Methods, Music and Gender, World Music

Melissa Stockdale, Brian and Sandra O'Brien Presidential Professor, Russian and Soviet History, Department of History
Dale Hall Tower 420 | (405) 325-6352 | Email
Specializes in the history of Russia and the Soviet Union

Katerina Tsetsura, Associate Professor, Gaylord College of Journalism
Gaylord Hall 3120B | (405) 325-4184 | Email
Ph.D. from Purdue University; PR Theory, PR Ethics, Social Construction, Diplomacy

Janet Ward, Professor, Department of History; Faculty Director, OU Humanities Forum
Carnegie Building 202 | (405) 325-7021 | Email
Ph.D. from University of Virginia; European Urban Modernity, Global Borders, WWII, Genocide

Grady C. Wray, Associate Professor, Spanish, Department of Modern Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Kaufman Hall 225B | (405) 325-4198 | Email
Ph.D. from Indiana University; Spanish, Latin-American Colonial Literature, Latin American Prose Narrative, Hispanic Women Writers, Convent/Devotional Literature, Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz

Jie Zhang, Associate Professor, Chinese, Teaching English as a Second Language, Department of Modern Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Kaufman Hall 213 | (405) 325-5499 | Email
Ph.D. from Pennsylvania State University; Research on second language acquisition, foreign language pedagogy, learner corpus research, and sociocultural theory