Graduate Students

  • Bonnie Applebeet

    Graduate Student

    Queer performancebonapple@umich.edu


  • Stefan Aune

    Stefan Aune

    Graduate Student Instructor 3504 Haven Hall

    19th and 20th century Native American history, biopolitics and state violence; American militarism and settler colonialism, discursive representations of race in war734.615.2632 / saune@umich.edu


  • Yamil

    Yamil Avivi

    Graduate Student Instructor 3504 Haven Hall

    Diasporas, ethnic/cultural hybridity, Arab and Latino/a Studies, ethnography, religious conversion, narrative/subjectivity of immigrant and queer immigrant subjects734.615.2632 / milavi@umich.edu


  • Barba, Lloyd

    Lloyd Barba

    Graduate Student

    Latina/o & African American Religious History;Pentecostalism, Fundamentalism, Evangelicalism;Transnational and Global Religion, Missionaries;War and Pacifism;American Immigration;American West and U.S. Mexico Borderlandsldbarba@umich.edu


  • Robert Bell

    Graduate Student

    The built environment, identity, movement, and critical theorylevertis@umich.edu


  • Belt, Rabia

    Rabia Belt

    Graduate Student

    19th and 20th c. U.S. History, Disability History, Legal history, Law of Democracy; History of Suffrage, African American History, American Indian History, Gender Historybelt@umich.edu


  • Matthew Blanton

    Graduate Student

    Cultural history, race, masculinitymnsltwed@umich.edu


  • Bolton, Sony

    Sony Coranez Bolton

    Graduate Student

    Critical and Comparative Ethnic Studies; Filipino Intellectual History; Queer of Color and Feminist Theory; 19th and 20th Hispanofilipino literaturejcbolton@umich.edu


  • Carr, Jesse

    Jesse Carr

    Graduate Student, and elected grad student rep on the AC Graduate Admissions Committee

    State sanctioned violence;Critical ethnic studies;Critical prison studies; The militarization of culture; Feminist theory; Theories of violence;Legal studiesjesscarr@umich.edu


  • Ivan 2013

    Ivan Chaar-Lopez

    Graduate Student Instructor 3504 Haven Hall

    Latina/o Studies; 20th Century U.S., Caribbean; Latin American History; Digital Culture; Software Studies; Affect Studies; Cultural Studies; Violence; Social Movements; Activism; Narco Culture/Narcocultura734.615.2632 / ichaar@umich.edu


  • Cialdella, Joe

    Joe Cialdella

    Graduate Student

    Late 19th and 20th century U.S. cultural history;Urban history;Environmental history;Visual culture;Cultural landscape studies;Architectural history;Museum studies;Public history;Memory, heritage, and historic preservationjoescia@umich.edu


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    Garrett Felber

    Graduate Student Instructor, and elected grad student rep on the AC Graduate Program Committee 3504 Haven Hall

    African-American history;Black nationalism in the Civil Rights Era734.615.2632 / gfelb@umich.edu


  • Jessi Gan

    Graduate Student

    Transgender studies of color, oral historyjgan@umich.edu


  • Dominic 2013

    Dominic Garzonio

    Graduate Student

    Orientalism and Post-Colonial Theory; Cinema; Globalizing American Studies; The Modern Middle East; Arab-American Studies; and Israel/Palestinedmgarzo@umich.edu


  • Joseph REV 2013

    Joseph Gaudet

    Graduate Student

    Early and Nineteenth Century American History; Native American Studies; Environmental History; Borderlands; American Westgaudetj@umich.edu


  • Gothie, Sarah Conrad

    Sarah Conrad Gothie

    Graduate Student

    Museum studies and heritage studies;Memory and nostalgia;Material and visual culture;Material and visual rhetorics;Food studies and culinary history;Cultural studies;Travel and tourism;Children's literature;Writing pedagogy;Interdisciplinaritysgothie@umich.edu


  • Green, David

    David Green

    Graduate Student

    African American Literature and Culture; 20th Century LGBT Studies; Queer of Color Theory and the History of Sexuality; Black Feminismsdbgreen@umich.edu


  • jane

    Jane Griffith

    Visiting Fullbright Scholar 2735 Haven Hall

    Native American Studiesjanegrif@umich.edu


  • Liz 2013

    Elizabeth Harmon

    Graduate Student

    19th and 20th century U.S. cultural history; Nonprofit studies; History of U.S. philanthropy and the nonprofit sector; Business historyharmone@umich.edu


  • Meryem 2013

    Meryem Kamil

    Graduate Student

    Muslim populations as racialized communities in the United States through frameworks of race, gender, sexuality, and intersectionalitymkamil@umich.edu


  • Frank 2013

    Frank Kelderman

    Graduate Student

    Colonial-American and early national U.S. print culture; Native American studies; U.S. women's history; Atlantic studies; Theories of culture and ideologyfpkeld@umich.edu


  • Jasmine Kramer

    Graduate Student

    American prison masculinities and culturejlainek@umich.edu


  • Jenny 2013

    Jennifer Kwak

    Graduate Student

    Constructions of the American West and the American Pacific in the U.S. and global imaginary;Cultural Studies and Native Pacific Cultural Studies;Contemporary Pacific Literature;19th century U.S. Literature and History;Asia/Pacific Islander American Studies (A/PIA);Comparative Ethnic Studiesjskwak@umich.edu


  • Peggy 2013

    Peggy Lee

    Graduate Student

    Queer & sexuality studies; second and third wave feminism; sexual trauma & affect studieslepeggy@umich.edu


  • Joo Young Lee

    Joo Young Lee

    Graduate Student Instructor, and elected grad student rep on the AC faculty search committee 3504 Haven Hall

    Asian American Studies; African American Studies; Comparative Ethnic Studies; Mixed Race Studies; Cultural Studies and Cultural Politics; American and Korean Literature and Media; Diaspora Studies and Transnationalism734.615.2632 / jooylee@umich.edu


  • Katie 2013

    Katie Lennard

    Graduate Student, and elected grad student rep on the AC Graduate Admissions Committee

    Cultural Histories of Dress and Fashion (19th-20th c. US);Theories of Race, Gender, and the Body;Costume and Performance;Visual Culture;Material Cultureklennard@umich.edu


  • Natalie Lira

    Natalie Lira

    Graduate Student

    Reproductive Politics, the intersections of Racial and Reproductive Justice, Sterilization Abuse in the 20th Century, History of Medicine, Critical Race Theory, Latina/o and Chicana/o Studiesnlira@umich.edu


  • Emily 2013

    Emily Macgillivray

    Graduate Student

    Transnational and comparative Native Studiesemilyjm@umich.edu


  • Annah MacKenzie

    Graduate Student

    20th Century American Literatures and Cultural History;Social Space and the Built Environment;Gender and Feminist Theory;Material and Visual Cultureannahmac@umich.edu


  • Michael, Wendy

    Wendy Michael

    Graduate Student

    Deindustrialization; Globalization; Labor; History of Technology; Museum Studies and Visual Culturewlmich@umich.edu


  • Rachel 2013

    Rachel Miller

    Graduate Student Instructor 3504 Haven Hall

    19th c. Cultural History; Visual & Material Culture; Histories of Capitalism; Environmental History; Theories of Race and Ethnicity; Historical Narratives and Memory734.615.2632 / ralomi@umich.edu


  • Stephen 2013

    Stephen Molldrem

    Graduate Student Instructor, and grad student rep on the AC Executive Commitee 3504 Haven Hall

    Queer Digital Cultures; Queer Studies; The History and Theory of Sexuality; Continental Philosophy; Critical, Social, and Political Theory; Science, Technology, Medicine, and Society (STS); The Politics of Knowledge; Interdisciplinarity734.615.2632 / molldrem@umich.edu


  • Erik Morales

    Graduate Student

    Latino Studies; cultural productions and commodification; authenticity; racial conflicts and alliances; 20th century historymoralese@umich.edu


  • Orquidea Morales

    Graduate Student Instructor 3504 Haven Hall

    Chicana horror734.615.2632 / obmora@umich.edu


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    Hannah Noel

    Graduate Student

    U.S. Immigration History;Latin/a America Studies;American Culture;Cultural Studies;Latin/@ Performance Studies;Women of Color Feminismshnoel@umich.edu


  • Michael 2013

    Michael Pascual

    Graduate Student

    The politics of violence; lgbtq social movements; affect studies; political thought; feminist and queer theorypascualm@umich.edu


  • Peacock, Jennifer

    Jennifer Garcia Peacock

    Graduate Student

    Chicana/o art;Environmental history;Environmental literature and literary criticism;Latina/o aesthetics and spatial formation;Public humanities and community based participatory researchpeacockj@umich.edu


  • CaVar 2013

    CaVar Reid

    Graduate Student

    Black Masculinity, Gender and Women's History, Fatherhood, and the History of the U.S. Familyreidcav@umich.edu


  • Sailiata, Kirisitina

    Kirisitina Sailiata

    Graduate Student

    Empire and colonialism;Native Pacific and Indigenous Cultural studies;19th and 20th century Pacific and U.S. history;Postcolonial and Transnational studies;Native Feminist theory;U.S. territorial law;Militarism;sailiata@umich.edu


  • Marie Sato

    Graduate Student

    Imperialism, militarism, food practice in the Pacificmariesat@umich.edu


  • Mejdulene Shomali

    Mejdulene Shomali

    Graduate Student, and grad student support to the AC Workshop Series

    Arab American Studies;Critical Ethnic Studies;Feminist Studies;Queer of Color Critique and Queer Theory;Affect Studiesmejdules@umich.edu


  • Kyera 2013

    Kyera Singleton

    Graduate Student

    Black women’s bodies and diasporaskyera@umich.edu


  • Wendy Sung

    Wendy Sung

    Graduate Student

    Comparative Ethnic Studies, Film and Media Studies, and Cultural Memorywendsung@umich.edu


  • Vivian REV 2013

    Vivian Truong

    Graduate Student

    Youth organizing and critical pedagogy; Southeast Asian American studies; social movementsvltruong@umich.edu