Humanities

Graduate Students

Masters Students

Austin Biese

Austin Biese

  • MS Student
Andrew Gray

Andrew Gray

  • MS Student
Maeva Kounouvo

Maeva Kounouvo

  • MS Student
Neh Soh

Neh Claudia Soh

  • MS Student
Erin Terbrack

Erin Terbrack

  • MS Student

PhD Candidates and Students

Gabriel Agbozo

Gabriel Edzordzi Agbozo

  • PhD Student
Nada Alfeir

Nada Alfeir

  • PhD Student
Joshua Chase

Joshua Chase

  • PhD Student
Laura Chiesa

Laura Vidal Chiesa

  • PhD Student

Research Interests

Feminism, gender issues and the rhetoric in the politic discourse (focused on latino american females leaders Eva Perón and Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner).

Marina Choy

Marina Choy

  • PhD Student
William DeHerder

William DeHerder

  • PhD Student
Fredrica Eduaful

Fredrica Morkson Eduaful

  • PhD Student
Shelly Galliah

Shelly Galliah

  • PhD Student

Research Interests

  • Shelly’s research interests include speculative fiction, satire, comedy, faux news, the philosophy of technology, popular science, and rhetoric. Of special interest are the intersections between comedy and rhetoric and the ambiguous role of comedians as public intellectuals, particularly their responsibilities when weighing in on political matters as well as on contentious scientific controversies.
Nancy Henaku

Nancy Henaku

  • PhD Student

Research Interests

  • Nancy works primarily at the intersection of discourse analysis, rhetoric, and literary studies with an emphasis on the relations between discourse, subalternity, and power. She has completed work on style in Ama Ata Aidoo’s narratives and has investigated issues of language and power in an electoral campaign.
Aaron Hoover

Aaron Hoover

  • PhD Student
Geethu Jose

Geethu Madeckal Jose

  • PhD Student
Wenjing Liu

Wenjing Liu

  • PhD Student

Research Interests

  • Wenjing Liu's research interests include cultural studies, theories of feminism, and theoretical perspectives on everyday technologies. Her current project is about how bio-technologies, such as reproductive technologies and cosmetic technologies, shape females' understandings of their identities.
Emma Lozon

Emma Lozon

  • PhD Student
Donna Mathew

Donna Mathew

  • PhD Student
Veena Namboodri

Veena Namboodri

  • PhD Student
Favour Normeshie

Favour Normeshie

  • PhD Student
Tolu Odebunmi

Tolu Odebunmi

  • PhD Student

Research Interests

  • Tolu has an abiding interest in how discourses are employed to assign people to particular social categories. Her other areas of interest include Gender Studies, Black Studies, and Cultural Studies. She has previously conducted research on the sociolinguistics of major Nigerian popular culture forms, including Nollywood and Naija Hip-hop.
Alfred Owusi-Ansah

Alfred Owusi-Ansah

  • PhD Student
Sara Potter

Sara Potter

  • PhD Student
Elizabeth Reblin

Elizabeth Reblin

  • PhD Student
Tori Reeder

Tori Reeder

  • PhD Student
Basanti Timalsina

Basanti Timalsina

  • PhD Student
Hua Wang

Hua Wang

  • PhD Student
Richard Ward

Richard Ward

  • PhD Student

Research Interests

Richard’s research interests center around technical communication and composition pedagogies and the emphasizing of interdisciplinary collaborations that strengthen the university’s community literacy through a unified science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics (STEAM). His present work applies this research in the technical communication classroom, where his students engage in service learning that applies their STEM experience to the industry and business of the visual and performing arts.

Etson Williams

Etson Williams

  • PhD Student
Modupe Yusuf

Modupe Yusuf

  • PhD Student