• Seth Schermerhorn

    Director, Associate Professor of American Studies
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    anthropology of religion; global Christianities; religion in America; Native American religious traditions; traditional ecological knowledge; pilgrimage; personhood and place
  • Lydia Hamessley

    Eugene M. Tobin Distinguished Professor of Music
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    Dolly Parton; American folk and traditional musics; banjo, music and film; medieval and renaissance music; music and gender
  • Doran Larson

    Edward North Chair of Greek and Greek Literature and Professor of Literature and Creative Writing
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    20th-century American literature; the history of the Anglo-American novel; fiction writing; nonfiction writing and prison writing of the U.S., South Africa, and Ireland
  • Celeste Day Moore

    Associate Professor of History
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    African-American history; diasporic and transnational history; race and empire in 20th-century U.S. and France
  • Nigel Westmaas

    Chair, Associate Professor of Africana Studies
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    history, sociology, and Africana studies


Department Name

American Studies Program

Contact Name

Seth Schermerhorn, Program Director

Office Location
198 College Hill Road
Clinton, NY 13323

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