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David McDonald

David McDonald

Professor, history

Expert on history of imperial Russia, politics of contemporary Russia, intercollegiate athletics in relation to higher education

Tino Balio

Tino Balio

Professor emeritus, communication arts; founding executive director, University of Wisconsin-Madison Arts Institute

Expert on history of American film industry

Kelly Cherry

Kelly Cherry

Professor emerita, English and humanities

Author of 19 books of poetry, fiction and nonfiction (essay, memoir criticism) and translations of two classical dramas

William Cronon

William Cronon

Professor, history, geography, environmental studies; director, Center for Culture, History and Environment

Expert on history of environment, conservation and environmentalism, U.S. West, frontier, public lands, Wisconsin

James  Leary

James Leary

Professor, folklore and Scandinavian studies

Expert on the folklore/culture of diverse peoples in Wisconsin and the Upper Midwest

Harry Brighouse

Harry Brighouse

Professor, philosophy; affiliate professor, educational policy studies

Political and moral philosopher with expertise on education and family policy

Andrew Stevens

Andrew Stevens

Curator of prints, drawings and photographs, Chazen Museum of Art

Expert on connoisseurship and history of prints

Christopher Kleinhenz

Christopher Kleinhenz

Professor emeritus, French and Italian

Expert on medieval Italian literature/culture and the Italian language.

Joseph Salmons

Joseph Salmons

Professor, German; director, Center for the Study of Upper Midwestern Cultures

Language and immigration, German in North America, languages of Wisconsin, American dialects, historical linguistics

Finn Enke

Finn Enke

Professor, history; gender and women's studies, LGBTQ studies

History of gender and sexuality in 19th-20th centuries, transgender studies, social movements and activism

Jonathan Kenoyer

Jonathan Kenoyer

Professor, anthropology; director, Center for South Asia

Indus civilization, archaeology/anthropology of South Asia (India, Pakistan, etc), ancient technology and trade, kendo, martial arts, gender, GLBT

Michael Schatzberg

Michael Schatzberg

Professor, political science

Expert on African politics, African international relations and comparative political culture

Ronald Numbers

Ronald Numbers

Professor, history of science and medicine

Expert on the history of science, medicine and religion, especially creationism and intelligent design

Myra  Ferree

Myra Ferree

Professor, sociology

Comparative studies of gender and politics, especially European and American feminist movements

Russ Castronovo

Russ Castronovo

Professor, English and American studies

American culture and literature

Patty Loew

Patty Loew

Professor, life sciences communication

Expert on visual communication

David Morgan

David Morgan

Professor emeritus, history and religious studies; senior fellow, Institute for Research in the Humanities

Expert on Islam, the Middle East and Central Asia

Stephanie Jutt

Stephanie Jutt

Professor, flute

Professional flutist, artistic director of chamber music festival

Stephen Kantrowitz

Stephen Kantrowitz

Professor, history; affiliated faculty, American Indian Studies

Expert on 19th-century U.S. politics, slavery, reconstruction and white supremacy

Scott Straus

Scott Straus

Professor, political science, international studies

Expert on African politics, genocide, human rights and civil war

James Danky

James Danky

Faculty associate, journalism and mass communication

Expert on alternative press in America and now the African Diaspora. Founded and directed the Print Culture Center

Elliott  Sober

Elliott Sober

Professor, philosophy; affiliate professor, educational policy studies

Philosophy of science, particularly concerning evolutionary biology and probability

Simone Schweber

Simone Schweber

Professor, education and Jewish studies

Expert on teaching and learning about the Holocaust and genocide

Emily Auerbach

Emily Auerbach

Professor, English

Expert on Jane Austen and other 19th-century women writers

Joseph Koykkar

Joseph Koykkar

Professor, music; music director, dance

Expert in music composition, music technology, and music for dance, film and media

Jonathan Gray

Jonathan Gray

Professor, media and cultural studies, communication arts

Expert on contemporary television, audiences, comedy and convergence

Robin Valenza

Robin Valenza

Associate professor, English

Expert on 18th- and 19th-century British literature and culture, history of academic disciplines, digital humanities, graphic novel, 20th/21st-century comic books

Susan Cook

Susan Cook

Director, School of Music; professor, musicology

Expert on American music of all kinds and eras, gender and music, Wisconsin and campus musics

Willie Ney

Willie Ney

Executive director, Office of Multicultural Arts Initiatives

Executive director and founder of the Office of Multicultural Arts Initiatives and First Wave Program

Jeff Smith

Jeff Smith

Professor, communication arts

Expert on postwar American cinema, music in film and the Hollywood blacklist

Jennifer Angus

Jennifer Angus

Associate professor, design studies

Expert on practical knowledge of dyeing fabric, screen printing of fabric and wallpaper, textile design, repeat patterns and installation art

Thomas Spear

Thomas Spear

Professor emeritus, history

Expert on African history

Joseph Varga

Professor emeritus; resident set designer, theatre and drama

Expert on stage design

William Aylward

William Aylward

Professor, Classics; PI, Biotechnology Center

Expert on classical archaeology, ancient Greek and Roman civilization, and Troy and the Trojan War

Anja Wanner

Anja Wanner

Professor, English

Expert on the English language (grammar, standards, genres, academic writing, spelling, language change, language use on the Internet, "Grammar Badgers" website)

William Sethares

William Sethares

Professor, electrical and computer engineering

Expert on signal processing of sound, images and video

Marc Silberman

Marc Silberman

Professor and chair, German

Expert on 20th and 21st century German culture, literature, theater, cinema (1920s, Third Reich, postwar East/West Germany and post-unification)

Richard Young

Richard Young

Professor, English

Expert on foreign language-learning in adults and bilingualism

Ellen Sapega

Professor, Spanish and Portuguese

Expert on contemporary Portuguese literature and culture

William Reese

William Reese

Professor, educational policy studies and history

Expert in history of American education: history of high schools, reform movements, progressive education and testing