American Studies Faculty

American Studies majors have the opportunity to draw upon the strengths of faculty in several departments, typically taking courses in History, English, Sociology, Communication, Political Science, Economics, Visual & Performing Arts and Religious Studies, among others.

Name Info Phone

Linzy A. Brekke-Aloise

Associate Professor of History Gender & Sexuality Studies Program Director
Office: Duffy 269

Todd S. Gernes

Assistant Dean of General Education Adjunct Professor of History and American Studies Writing Program Director
Office: Duffy Suite 131

Shane J. Maddock

Professor of History
Office: Duffy 247

Akira Motomura

Professor of Economics Economics Department Chair Sports, Science and Society Co-Program Director
Office: Duffy 290

Andrea Opitz

Assistant Professor of English and American Studies American Studies Program Director
Office: Cushing Martin 127

Margaret E. Pierce

Associate Professor of Education Education Studies Department Chair
Office: College Center 110C

Robert R. Rodgers

Assistant Professor of Political Science Pre-Law Advisor
Office: Martin 220

John C. Rodrigue

Professor of History Lawrence and Theresa Salameno Professor of History
Office: Duffy 245

Laura T. Scales

Associate Professor of English
Office: Cushing Martin 131