RGSS Faculty & Staff

Program Director

Terri Carney
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Professor – Spanish

Core Faculty

Teigha VanHester
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Assistant Professor

Jointly Appointed Faculty

Mira Kafantaris
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Assistant Professor – English

Ann Savage
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Professor – Communication & Media Studies

Staff

Marabeth Pereira
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Administrative Specialist, Interdisciplinary Programs

Affiliate Faculty

Chad Bauman
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Professor – Religion

Sophie Benn
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Assistant Professor of Musicology, School of Music

Natalie Carter
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Senior Lecturer, English

Krista Cline
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Associate Professor – Sociology

Vivian Deno
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Professor, History

Elise Edwards
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Professor – Anthropology

Charlene Fletcher
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Assistant Professor – History

Sonnet Gabbard
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Instructor, Core Curriculum

Irune Gabiola
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Professor – Spanish

Lee Garver
Associate Professor – English
Margaretha Geertsema-Sligh
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Professor – Eugene S. Pulliam School of Journalism and Creative Media

Jishnu Guha-Majumdar
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Assistant Professor – Political Science
Brent Hege
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Senior Lecturer – Religion

Ashley Hutson
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Assistant Professor, Sociology
Terri Jett
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Faculty Director of the Hub for Black Affairs and Community Engagement

Jeana Jorgensen
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Lecturer – History-Anthropology

Lynne Kvapil
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Associate Professor of Classics

Lavender McKittrick-Sweitzer
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Assistant Professor – Philosophy

Su-Mei Ooi
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Associate Professor – Political Science

Corey Reed
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Assistant Professor – Philosophy

Alexander Roehrkasse
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Assistant Professor – Sociology & Criminology

Julie Searcy
Assistant Professor – Anthropology
Sholeh Shahrokhi
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Professor – Anthropology

Ageeth Sluis
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Professor – History

Ania Spyra
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Professor, English

Kristin Swenson
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Professor – Communication & Media Studies
Brynnar Swenson
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Associate Professor – English

Robin Turner
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Associate Professor, Political Science