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Faculty & Staff

Program Coordinator

Désirée Díaz

Associate Professor of Spanish

Program Coordinator, Black Studies Program

Department of Spanish

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-7682
  2. Kohlberg 338
  3. Office Hours:

    Tuesdays and Thursdays

    1:30pm - 2:30pm (or by appointment)

Interests: Latin American literature and cultural studies, Caribbean literature and visual culture, US Latino/a studies, film studies, performance studies, popular and material culture, urban studies. 

Désirée Díaz

Program Committee

Timothy Burke

Professor

Co-Director of the Aydelotte Foundation

History

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8115
  2. Trotter 206
  3. Parrish W201
  4. Office Hours:

    Wednesdays, 1-4:30 p.m., Thursdays, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m., or by appointment.

Interests: Africa, cultural studies

Professor Timothy J. Burke

Syd Carpenter

Professor Emerita of Art, Peggy Chan Professorship in Black Studies

Contact

Syd Carpenter

Anthony Foy

Associate Professor

English Literature

Black Studies

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 690-6867
  2. Lang Performing Arts Center 207
Foy 2015

Nina A. Johnson

Associate Professor of Sociology

Sociology and Anthropology

Black Studies

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 690-5773
  2. Kohlberg 243
  3. On sabbatical Fall 2022- Spring 2023
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Joseph Derrick Nelson

Associate Professor (on sabbatical 2022-23)

Educational Studies

Black Studies

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 957-6493
  2. Pearson 109

Peter Schmidt

William R. Kenan Jr., Professor

English Literature

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8156
  2. Lang Performing Arts Center 206
  3. Office Hours:

    Tues and Thurs 11:15 to 12:00 
    and by appointment.
    (in person or via Zoom)

Christy Schuetze

Associate Professor of Anthropology

Sociology and Anthropology

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8108
  2. Kohlberg 238
  3. On sabbatical Fall 2022- Spring 2023
Christy Schuetze

Edlin Veras

Visiting Assistant Professor of Sociology

Sociology and Anthropology

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 957-6310
  2. Office Hours:

    By appointment
    Wednesdays, 12:30- 2:30pm, in person or via Zoom 

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Carina Yervasi

Associate Professor of French/Francophone Studies

French and Francophone Studies

Co-Coordinator, Global Studies Program

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8167
  2. Kohlberg 309
  3. Office Hours:

    Tues: 3:00-4:15 pm
    Wed: 10:00-11:00 am
    Also by appointment via Zoom

Program Associates

Val Smith

President

President's Office

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8314
  2. Parrish Hall E236S
Valerie Smith

Sarah Willie-LeBreton

Provost and Dean of the Faculty

Professor of Sociology

Provost's Office

Sociology and Anthropology

Black Studies

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8319
  2. Parrish Hall 228

Staff

Cheryl Sharp

Administrative Coordinator

Interdisciplinary Programs

Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship Program

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-7750
  2. Trotter Hall 107
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Debbie Sloman

Administrative Assistant in Classics, Interdisciplinary Programs

Classics

Interdisciplinary Programs

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8165
  2. Trotter Hall 110 Classics
  3. Trotter Hall 107 Interdisciplinary Programs
Debbie Sloman