American Studies

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Regular Faculty

Xiao-huang Yin, chair

Professor, American Studies; Affiliated Faculty, East Asian Languages and Cultures; Affiliated Faculty, History

B.A., Nanjing University; M.A., Ph.D., Harvard University

Arthé Anthony

Professor, American Studies

B.A., UC Irvine; M.A., Boston University; Ph.D., UC Irvine

On Special Appointment

David Axeen

Professor Emeritus, American Studies (1969-2007)

B.A., University of Iowa; M.A., Ph.D., Yale University

Thaddeus Russell

Adjunct Assistant Professor, American Studies

B.A., Antioch College; M.A., M.Phil; Ph.D., Columbia University

Amy Tahani-Bidmeshki

B.A., Occidental College; M.A., CSU Los Angeles; Ph.D., UCLA

Adrienne Tien

Adjunct Assistant Professor, American Studies

B.A., Wellesley College; M.S., Syracuse University

Advisory Committee

Lynn Dumenil

Robert Glass Cleland Professor of American History, Emerita (1991-2014)

B.A., USC; M.A., Ph.D., UC Berkeley

Sharla Fett

Associate Professor, History; Advisory Committee, American Studies

B.A., Carleton College; M.A., Stanford University; Ph.D., Rutgers University

James Ford III

Assistant Professor, English and Comparative Literary Studies

B.A., Morehouse College; M.A., Ph.D, University of Notre Dame

D. Keith Naylor

Professor, Religious Studies

B.A., Stanford University; M.A., Pacific School of Religion; Ph.D., UC Santa Barbara

Eric Newhall

Professor, English and Comparative Literary Studies; Advisory Committee, American Studies

A.B., Occidental College; M.A., Ph.D., UCLA

Jaclyn Rodríguez

Professor, Psychology; Advisory Committee, American Studies; Affiliated Faculty,Latino/a and Latin American Studies

A.B., Occidental College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Michigan

Derek Shearer

Stuart Chevalier Professor, Diplomacy and World Affairs

BA, Yale University; PhD, The Union Graduate School

Ronald Solórzano

Professor, Education; Affiliated Faculty, Latino/a and Latin American Studies

B.S., M.Ed., Loyola Marymount University; Ph.D., UCLA

Dolores Trevizo

Professor, Sociology; Advisory Committee, Latino/a and Latin American Studies

A.B., Occidental College; M.A., Ph.D., UCLA

Raul Villa

Professor, English and Comparative Literary Studies; Advisory Committee, American Studies; Advisory Committee, Latino/a and Latin American Studies

B.A., Yale University; M.A., University of Michigan; Ph.D., UC Santa Cruz

  • Phone: (323) 259-2751
  • Email: micciche@oxy.edu
  • Location: Swan Hall