Faculty Members

Susan H Aiken Ph.D.'s picture
Susan H Aiken Ph.D.
Professor for Department of English
Email: sha@email.arizona.edu

Susan Hardy Aiken (Ph.D., Duke University, 1971), University Distinguished Professor of English, teaches and writes in the fields of nineteenth- and twentieth-century British and American literature and culture, women and literature, gender theory, and poetry. One of the founding members of the...
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Ana M Alonso Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Anthropology
Email: alonso@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520-621-2305
Office: Emil W. Haury Anth. Bldg.

Ph.D., Anthropology, University of Chicago, 1988
esearch interests: socio-cultural anthropology; historical anthropology; social theory; feminist theory; culture and power; ethnography as a genre; gender, ethnicity and class; colonial and post-colonial societies; peasant movements;...
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Beth Alpert Nakhai
Associate Professor
Email: bnakhai@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520-626-5762
Office: Marshall 422

Beth Alpert Nakhai is an associate professor in the Arizona Center for Judaic Studies and an affiliated member of the School of Anthropology.  She teaches courses on archaeology, Hebrew Bible, Near Eastern history and women in ancient Israel. She received her M.T.S. from Harvard Divinity School...
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Rosi Andrade Ph.D.
Director of Women's Services and Research; Associate Research Professor
Email: rosia@mail.sbs.arizona.edu
TEL: 670-9075
FAX: 670-9136
Office: Services Research Office (SRO), Mujer Sana

Rosi Andrade, Ph.D. is a Research Associate Professor with the Southwest Institute of Research on Women (SIROW) in the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Arizona, and holds a Ph.D. in Reading with a minor in Chicana Literature. Dr. Andrade is interested in the social...
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Diane Austin Ph.D.
Associate Research Anthropologist, Bur of Applied Rsch in Anthro
Email: daustin@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520)626-3879
Office: Emil W. Haury Anth. Bldg. 316

(Ph.D. UMich 1994)

Research Interests
Dr. Diane Austin’s work examines the impacts of the offshore oil and gas industry in communities along the Gulf of Mexico; addresses environmental issues along the Arizona-Sonora border, and involves Southern Paiute cultural resource and...
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Adele Barker Ph.D.
Professor, Russian/Slavic Studies
Email: adeleb@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520-621-3608
Office: LEARNING SVC BL
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Connie J. A. Beck Ph.D.
Associate Professor, The Psychology, Policy and Law Program
Email: beck@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 626-4965
FAX: (520) 621-9306
Office: Department of Psychology

Ph.D., University of Arizona, 1999

Dr. Beck's work focuses on how the legal system creates or exacerbates psychological distress, and how it can be adjusted or restructured to minimize that distress. She considers both the effects on legal professionals of working in legal settings and...
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Laura Berry Ph.D.
Associate Dean, Honors College
Email: berry@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520-621-6901
Office: SLONAKER HOUSE

PhD, University of California-Berkely, 1987

Director of the English Honors Program. Nineteenth-century British literature, the English novel.


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Anne Betteridge Ph.D.
Director, Center for Middle Eastern Studies
Email: anneb@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520-621-5450
Office: Louise Foucar Marshall Bldg

An anthropologist with a Ph.D. from the University of Chicago, Anne H. Betteridge is Director of the University of Arizona Center for Middle Eastern Studies and a faculty member in the UA Department of Near Eastern Studies. She served as Executive Director of the Middle East Studies Association...
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Katia da Costa Bezerra Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Spanish and Portuguese
Email: kbezerra@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520-626-0786
Office: Modern Languages

Dr. Katia da Costa Bezerra has published essays on Contemporary Portuguese, Brazilian and Lusophone African literature. She is also concerned with the rescue of a literary production published by mineiras born in the XIX century.Her theoretical approaches include questions on gender, sexuality,...
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Stephanie Brown
Email: stephbrown@email.arizona.edu
Office: Modern Languages 344

Steph Brown has been a lecturer in the Department of English since 2014 and became GWS affiliate faculty in 2016. Her research interests include Anglophone modernism, mass cultural movements in the British Empire during the early twentieth century, literature of decolonization and the end of...
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Stephanie Buechler Ph.D.
Research Associate and Adjunct Lecturer, School of Geography and Development
Email: buechler@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520-626-5314
FAX: 520-621-2889
Office: Harvill Building

Ph.D. 2001 Department of Sociology, Binghamton University
MA 1992 Public Affairs program Department of Government, Cornell University
BA 1989 Department of Political Science, Haverford College

Research

My research interests surround gender, livelihoods and socially and...
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Julia Clancy-Smith Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of History
Email: juliac@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 626-8421
Office: Social Sciences 221

I. EDUCATION/TEACHING POSITIONS
Georgetown University M.A. 1978 (History)
École des Hautes Études, Paris 1976-77; 1979-80 (Ethnologie du Maghreb)
and Collège de France
American University in Cairo 1979 (Arabic)
University of California, Los Angeles Ph.D. 1988 (...
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Barbara Cully
Adjunct Lecturer, English
Email: cullyb@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520-626-0769
Office: Modern Languages

BA, 1980, San Diego State University; MFA, 1984, University of Iowa


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Irene D'Almeida Ph.D.
Professor of French and Francophone Studies
Email: dalmeida@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520-621-7349
Office: Modern Languages 549

Irene D'Almeida, Professor of French and Francophone Studies, has just received a $60,000 grant from the prestigious American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS).

The grant will fund Professor D'Almeida's continuing research of the oral songs of Fon Women in Benin (Africa). 

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Linda Darling Ph.D.
History
Email: ldarling@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520-621-9754
Office: Social Sciences 231

My research deals with fiscal administration in the Ottoman Empire and its connections with political legitimation, and I set my work on the Ottomans within the wider context of the early modern period in Europe and, to a lesser extent, states farther east. My current project examines Ottoman...
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Sapana Doshi Ph.D
Assistant Professor, School of Geography and Development
Email: sdoshi@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520-621-1652
Office: Harvill 438

I am an Assistant Professor at the School of Geography and Development and a Faculty Affiliate in the Department of Gender and Women's Studies. My work explores the nexus of cultural politics and political economy in cities of the Global South and traverses the fields of critical development...
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Suzanne Dovi Ph.D.
Email: sdovi@email.arizona.edu

Office: Social Science 325
Office Hours: Thurs 9-10am

Suzanne Dovi is an Associate Professor of the School of Government and Public ...
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Javier Duran Ph.D.
Director, Confluence Center - in the Office of the Vice President for Research
Email: duran@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520-621-5137
Office: ADMINISTRATION 601

Associate Professor, Spanish & Portuguese
Ph.D., Spanish & Portuguese, University of Arizona, 1995

research interests:  U.S.-Mexico Border Studies, critical theory, cultural studies, modern and contemporary Latin American narrative, Latin American women writers.

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Aileen A. Feng Ph.D.
Associate Professor, French and Italian
Email: aafeng@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520)621-6428
Office: Modern Languages 570

Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley (2008). Associate Professor of Italian; Faculty Affiliate, Department of Gender & Women's Studies. Dr. Feng specializes in late-Medieval and Renaissance Italian literature with comparative interests in Latin and Medieval-Renaissance French literature...
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Martha Few Ph.D.
Associate Professor, History
Email: mfew@u.arizona.edu
TEL: 520-621-1586
Office: Social Sciences 217

Martha Few is Associate Professor of Latin American history at the University of Arizona. Her research and teaching focus on colonial Guatemala and Mexico, Mesoamerican ethnohistory, the history of medicine and healing, religion, and gender studies.

Prof. Few's book Women Who Live Evil...
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Mary Jo Fox Ph.D.
Research Associate Professor, American Indian Studies
Email: foxm@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520-626-4242
Office: Richard P. Harvill Building 224

Mary Jo Tippeconnic Fox (Comanche; Ph.D., 1982, University of Arizona) (AIS)., an enrolled member of the Comanche Nation, is an Associate Professor of American Indian Studies (AIS) at the University of Arizona (UA), Tucson, Arizona.

She is the former Director/ Chair of AIS and also...
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Carol Galper Ph.D.
Assistant Dean, Curricular Affairs-Community Health Education
Email: cgalper@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520-626-2351
Office: Arizona Health Sciences Center

Dr. Carol Galper’s interests include rural health, public health, social justice, the medically underserved, HIV education and advocacy, and LGBT issues. She serves as the faculty advisor for MedPride at the College of Medicine, where she is also the Assistant Dean for Medical Student Education...
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Linda B. Green Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Anthropology
Email: lbgreen@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520-621-6291
FAX: (520) 621-2088
Office: Richard P. Harvill Building

Degrees
Ph.D. 1993, UC Berkeley; MA 1987 UC Berkeley; MPH 1985 Johns Hopkiins

Research Interests
Structural and political violence,  medical anthropology, historical anthropology, indigneous peoples, migration, gender, human rights, anthropology of development,  militarization...
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Jill Guernsey de Zapien Ph.D.
Associate Dean, Community Programs, Public Health Administration
Email: dezapien@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520-626-7083
Office: Roy P. Drachman Hall

Jill Guernsey de Zapien has been working on community-based public health interventions and research in Arizona and throughout the Southwest for more than 20 years. She has collaborated with others in establishing the first lay health educator or Promotora outreach program in Arizona, Health...
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Faith Harden
Assistant Professor
Email: fharden@email.arizona.edu

Faith S. Harden (Ph.D., University of Virginia) is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese and affiliated faculty in the Department of Gender and Women's Studies at the University of Arizona. Her research and teaching centers on the literary, cultural, and intellectual...
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Benjamin Irvin Ph.D.
Associate Professor of History
Email: irvin@email.arizona.edu
Office: SS 231

I am a social and cultural historian of early America and the United States, working primarily in the Revolutionary period. National identity, masculinity, and violent spectacle particularly interest me.  My monograph, Clothed in Robes of Sovereignty: The Continental Congress and the People...
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Joela Jacobs, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of German Studies
Email: joelajacobs@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 621-1841
Office: Learning Services Building 306

Joela Jacobs received her Ph.D. in Germanic studies from the University of Chicago. Her research and teaching bring together 19th-21st century German literature and film, animal studies, environmental humanities, Jewish studies, the history of sexuality, and the history of science. She has...
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Simin Karimi Ph.D.
Professor & Head for Department of Linguistics
Email: karimi@U.ARIZONA.EDU
TEL: (520) 621-5399
FAX: (520) 626-9014

Simin Karimi is a Professor in the Department of Linguistics.  She has also appointments in the Cognitive Science Program, The Graduate Interdisciplinary Program in Second Language Acquisition and Teaching, the joint Program in Linguistics and Anthropology, the Department of Near Eastern Studies...
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Mary Koss Ph.D.
Regents’ Professor for Department of Health Promotion Sciences
Email: mpk@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 626-3998
Office: Drachman 248A

(PhD University of Minnesota, 1972)

Mary Koss, PhD, is a Regents’ Professor. The title Regents’ Professor is the awarded by the Arizona Board of Regents and she is among three so honored in the Arizona Health Sciences Center. In her work on gender-based violence Dr. Koss served on the...
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