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Contemporary political theory; comparative political theory; race and ethnicity in America; nationalism; Constitutional theory; social Justice; public policy

Michael James
Associate professor of political science
Phone: 570-577-3511

Last updated 7/18/2013

Sociology; globalization; sociology of development; race, class and gender; the Caribbean; Barbados

Linden Lewis
Professor of sociology
Phone: 570-577-1775
Accomplishments/areas of interest/selected publications: Has done research on Caribbean labor movement; former research officer for Ministry of Health and National Insurance in Barbados; author of a chapter in Caribbean Masculinities: Working Papers (The University of Puerto Rico, 2002).

Last updated 7/23/2013

transportation and politics in modern Vietnam, Cambodia, and Laos; mixed-race/multi-race identities

David Willson Del Testa
Assistant professor of history
Phone: 570-577-3779
Accomplishments/areas of interest/selected publications: historian of Modern Europe and Southeast Asia, and cultural exchanges between Europe and Southeast Asia; the wars of Vietnam

Jazz; music; race; civil rights; popular culture

Barry Long
Assistant professor of music
Phone: 570-577-1312
Accomplishments/areas of interest/selected publications: Teaches and researches jazz and social justice and popular music and culture. First to receive doctoral degree in jazz studies from the Eastman School of Music. Upcoming text with Prentice Hall. Published in the Jazz Educators Journal. Lesson plans for VH1.

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Last updated 7/23/2013

Campaigns and elections; state politics; political behavior; gender; race; ethnicity

Atiya Kai Stokes-Brown
Assistant professor of political science
Phone: 570-577-2440
Accomplishments/areas of interest/selected publications: Research and teaching interests include campaigns and elections, state politics, political behavior, gender and race/ethnicity. Work focuses on the political incorporation of women and racial/ethnic groups into the American political system and issues of representation. Research projects examine the influence of social group identity on political behavior, in particular with regards to campaigns and elections, Latino subgroup relations and attitudes toward various public policies. Currently examining the role that race plays in Latino politics, in particular how Latino racial identity influences political engagement and what factors are influential in structuring Latino racial identity. Another major component of research includes gender politics, including the manner in which women candidates' campaigns influence women's political engagement. Published in several peer-reviewed journals on political research.

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Last updated 12/30/2009

Immigration; Mexico; Latin American Area Studies; Hispanics within the United States

Elizabeth Durden
Assistant professor of sociology
Phone: 570-577-3483
Accomplishments/areas of interest/selected publications: Recipient of 2008-2009 Fulbright Hays Faculty Research Award for investigation of indigenous migrants from Yucatan Mexico to the United States; previous research on race/ethnic inequities in health care access, marriage patterns of Mexican Americans and the emergence of democracy within Mexico has appeared in such publications as International Migration Review, Social Science Quarterly, the Bulletin of Latin American Research, and Medical Care.

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Durden named Fulbright Scholar

Last updated 12/29/2009


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