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Professor, communication arts
Expert on children and media, pro-social/educational TV, media use among older adults
Professor emeritus, communication arts; founding executive director, UW-Madison Arts Institute
Expert on history of American film industry
Professor emeritus, astronomy
Expert on star formation, infrared and radio astronomy, issues of extraterrestrial life
Professor, political science
Expert on African politics, African international relations and comparative political culture
Professor, media and cultural studies, communication arts
Expert on contemporary television, audiences, comedy and convergence
Adam L. Kern
Professor of Japanese Literature and Visual Culture, Department of Asian Languages & Culture
Specializing in Japanese literature, visual culture, and popular culture, particularly manga (Japanese-styled comics) and haiku.
Professor, communication arts
Expert on postwar American cinema, music in film and the Hollywood blacklist
Expert on the English language (grammar, standards, genres, academic writing, spelling, language change, language use on the Internet, "Grammar Badgers" website)
Emerita Professor, Comparative Literature
Comparative study of modern cultures, literature and politics of Greece, Cyprus, the Middle East, Japan, U.S.
Assistant professor, communication arts
Expert on media industries, creative collaboration, and the production of popular culture
Expert in nineteenth-century US literature, early African American literature; children's literature; race, gender, and sexuality studies.
Expert within media studies on race/ethnicity and activism
Assistant professor, communication arts; faculty affiliate, Holtz Center for Science and Technology Studies
Expert on the rhetoric of science, medicine, disability, and the "neuroscientific turn."
Assistant professor, media and cultural studies, communication arts
Expert on the current state of the music industry, digital music technologies, music and the Internet
Assistant professor, history
Historian of East Africa in the twentieth century, with a research focus on rural-urban migration.
Distinguished Teaching Faculty III, Information School
Expert on personal privacy and security online, big data ethics, learning analytics ethics, scholarly communication and publishing, research-data management, digitization, digital preservation, metadata.
Associate Professor, Adult & Higher Education; Director, Center for Research College-Workforce Transitions
Expert on college-workforce transitions, with focus on internships, "soft" or "21st century skills," and postsecondary teaching from a cultural, historical and learning sciences perspective.
Lecturer, Bolz Center for Arts Administration & Program Director, Madison Early Music Festival, Division of the Arts
Arts entrepreneur, arts management educator, performing arts professional, nonprofit arts and cultural leadership, production manager for campus and community events
Assistant Professor, French & Italian Department
Expert on West African, French, and Hollywood cinemas.
Thomas (Tom) O'Guinn
Professor, marketing; Arthur C. Nielsen, Jr. Chair in Marketing Research
Expert on branding, consumer behavior, advertising, social class and consumption, and institutional responses by marketers to social disruption such as wars, recessions, oil spills,
Laura Buyan Dent
Associate Professor of Neurology
Treats movement disorders, works with artists affected by neurological conditions that affect performance
Professor, Department of French and Italian
Expert on modern Italian cinema, culture and society in European context.
Romnes Professor of English
I study the relationship between popular culture and radical social movements.
Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Botany
Specialist in the anatomy and function of wood, forensic wood science, and forensic botany
A. W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow, Institute for Research in the Humanities
Expert on the past and present of space technology and space junk, history of gender and technology, planetary analogs
Research Scientist, Department of Psychology
Expert on stereotyping, prejudice, and implicit bias — how the brain's learning processes perpetuate them, and evidence-based interventions to overcome them
Assistant Dean, College of Letters & Science; Director, Center for Academic Excellence
DeVon worked in the areas of enrollment management, high-impact practices, Federal TRiO Programs, and developing diverse student pipelines.
Professor emeritus of Afro-American Studies
Expert on African American and American popular music from the 1950s to the present.
Associate Professor, Department of Gender & Women's Studies
Expert on disability, blackness, and gender in contemporary American literature, media and culture
Assistant Professor, Divisions of Pharmacy Practice and Pharmaceutical Sciences
Expert on addiction, abused drugs, opioids, naloxone, psychoactive substances, psilocybin, psychedelics, stress and reward learning, vaccine design, drug development, glutamate
Assistant Professor, Gender and Women's Studies and Asian American Studies
Expert on LGBTQ and Asian American politics and cultural production.
Paul and Renate Madsen Professor of Scandinavian Studies
Hygge, Scandinavian Culture and Politics, literature, autofiction, Hans Christian Andersen, Karl Ove Knausgaard
Assistant Director, Wisconsin Center for Film and Theater Research
Expert on the worlds of film, television and theater archives.
Professor of English and Chican@ and Latin@ Studies
I study Latinx literatures and visual cultures.
Professor, African Cultural Studies
Expert on politics and culture in Southern Africa, Angola especially, and on African media studies.
Expertise in marketing and business topics; experience as a professor, consultant, trainer and public speaker over 30 years with clients in dozens of industries.
Assistant Professor, Psychology
Expert on how people learn about gender and race stereotypes from the media and subsequent effects on health.
Professor, Physics, Computer Science, and Statistics; Director Data Science Institute
Expert in machine learning, AI, and data science and how it is revolutionizing science and impacting society.
Assistant Professor/Department of Communication Arts
Expert on sports gaming (fantasy sports, sports betting, etc.) and athlete activism.