Chair(s)
Jason Brozek (chair)
Brent Peterson (chair)
  • Ameya S. Balsekar
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    Associate Professor of Government
    Campus Phone: 920-832-6930
    Education: Brown University, B.A.; Cornell University, M.A., Ph.D.
    Interests: Political participation, identity politics and ethnic conflict, politics of Asia, comparative democratization, politics of human rights, multiculturalism
    Campus Address: Briggs Hall Room 213 Government
    Years at Lawrence: 2009-
  • Peter A. Blitstein
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    Associate Professor of History
    Campus Phone: 920-832-6955
    Education: Johns Hopkins University, B.A.; University of California-Berkeley, M.A., Ph.D.
    Interests: History of the Russian Empire and the Soviet Union, Nationalism and Ethnicity, Historical Theory
    Campus Address: Main Hall Room 310 History
    Years at Lawrence: 2001-
  • Jason Brozek
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    Stephen Edward Scarff Professor of International Affairs and Associate Professor of Government
    Campus Phone: 920-993-6182
    Education: Wayne State College, B.A.; University of Wisconsin-Madison, M.A., Ph.D.
    Interests: Freshwater, international security, conflict bargaining, US foreign policy, International law
    Campus Address: Briggs Hall Room 207 Government
    Years at Lawrence: 2008-
  • Hillary Caruthers
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    Assistant Professor of Economics
    Campus Phone: 920-832-7162
    Education: Brigham Young University, B.A.; University of Wisconsin at Madison, M.A., Ph.D.
    Interests: Economic Development, Labor Migration, Global Nutrition and Health, Natural Resource and Environmental Economics, East and Southeast Asian Studies
    Campus Address: Briggs Hall Room 216 Economics
    Years at Lawrence: 2014-
  • Dominica Chang
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    Margaret Banta Humleker Professor of French Cultural Studies and Associate Professor of French
    Campus Phone: 920-832-7044
    Education: University of Wisconsin-Madison, B.A.; Middlebury College, M.A.; University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, M.A., Ph.D.
    Interests: Romance languages and literature
    Campus Address: Main Hall Room 313 French and Francophone Studies
    Years at Lawrence: 2007-
  • Sonja L. Downing
     
    Associate Professor of Ethnomusicology
    Campus Phone: 920-832-7165
    Education: Swarthmore College, B.A.; University of California-Santa Barbara, M.M., Ph.D.
    Interests: ethnomusicology, gender studies, traditional Balinese music
    Campus Address: Mursell House Room 202 Conservatory of Music
    Years at Lawrence: 2008-
  • Eilene Hoft-March
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    Milwaukee-Downer College and College Endowment Association Professorship of Liberal Studies and Professor of French
    Campus Phone: 920-832-6689
    Education: Carroll College, B.A.; University of California-Berkeley, M.A., Ph.D.
    Interests: 20th-century and 21st-century French literature, evolution of the novel, life writing
    Campus Address: Main Hall Room 301 French and Francophone Studies
    Years at Lawrence: 1988-
  • Lena L. Khor
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    Associate Professor of English
    Campus Phone: 920-832-7223
    Education: Middlebury College, B.A.; University of Texas at Austin, M.A., Ph.D.
    Interests: Contemporary world Anglophone literature, human rights and humanitarian discourse, postcolonial studies, literary theory, cultural studies, film
    Campus Address: Main Hall Room 314 English
    Years at Lawrence: 2009-
  • Brent Peterson
     
    Professor of German
    Campus Phone: 920-832-6663
    Education: Johns Hopkins University, B.A.; University of Iowa, M.A.; University of Minnesota, Ph.D.
    Interests: construction of national and ethnic identities; the intersection of historical fiction and history; the “long 19th century” 1789-1918; post-war, post-wall experiences of both Germanies
    Campus Address: Main Hall Room 209 German
    Years at Lawrence: 2002-
  • Claudena Skran
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    Edwin & Ruth West Professor of Economics and Social Science and Professor of Government
    Campus Phone: 920-832-6674
    Education: Michigan State University, B.A.; Oxford University, M.Phil., Ph.D.
    Interests: international relations, international organizations, refugees, social entrepreneurship, sustainable development, African politics, European politics
    Campus Address: Briggs Hall Room 214 Government
    Years at Lawrence: 1990-
  • Martyn Smith
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    Associate Professor of Religious Studies
    Campus Phone: 920-832-6946
    Education: Prairie College-Alberta, B.Th.; Fuller Seminary, M.A.; Emory University, Ph.D.
    Interests: Islam, medieval Arabic literature, religion and the environment
    Campus Address: Main Hall Room 415 Religious Studies
    Years at Lawrence: 2006-
  • Rosa Tapia
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    Associate Professor of Spanish
    Campus Phone: 920-832-6682
    Education: Universidad de Granada, B.A.; University of Delaware, M.A.; Pennsylvania State University, Ph.D.
    Interests: Spanish and Latin American literature, film studies, gender studies
    Campus Address: Main Hall Room 308 Spanish
    Years at Lawrence: 2002-
  • Peter John Thomas
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    Associate Professor of Russian Studies
    Campus Phone: 920-832-7250
    Education: Northwestern University, B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
    Interests: Russia, poetry, translation, philosophy, contemporary composers
    Campus Address: Main Hall Room 405 Russian
    Years at Lawrence: 2006-
  • Lifongo Vetinde
     
    Professor of French
    Campus Phone: 920-832-6685
    Education: Université de Yaoundé, Cameroun, B.A.; Université de Dijon, France; University of Oregon, M.A., Ph.D.
    Interests: francophone African literature
    Campus Address: Main Hall Room 407 French and Francophone Studies
    Years at Lawrence: 1996-

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