Past Speakers and Chairs

Elisabeth Anker
Associate Professor, American Studies and Political Science, George Washington University

Jane Bennett
Professor, Political Science, Johns Hopkins University

Makeda Best
Assistant Professor, Visual Studies, California College of the Arts

Christopher Bonner
Assistant Professor, History, University of Maryland

Alan C. Braddock
Ralph H. Wark Associate Professor of Art History and American Studies, The College of William and Mary

Warren T. Byrd, Jr.
Professor Emeritus, School of Architecture, University of Virginia
Principal, Nelson Byrd Woltz, Landscape Architects

Amy Chazkel
Associate Professor, History, Queens College and the Graduate Center, City University of New York

Sylvia Shin Huey Chong
Associate Professor, English and American Studies, University of Virginia

Martin Collins
Curator, Space History, National Air and Space Museum
Editor, History and Technology

Ben Cowan
Assistant Professor of History and Art History, George Mason University

Michael Denning
William R. Kenan Jr. Professor of American Studies and English, Yale University

Nicholas Diakopoulos
Assistant Professor, Philip Merrill College of JournalismUniversity of Maryland

Simon During
Professor at the Center for the History of European DiscoursesUniversity of Queensland

Dana R. Fisher
Associate Professor of Sociology, University of Maryland
Director of The Program for Society and the Environment, University of Maryland

Melissa S. Fisher
Visiting Scholar, Department of Social and Cultural Analysis, New York University

Stefanos Geroulanos
Associate Professor of HistoryNew York University

Thomas Guglielmo
Associate Professor, American Studies, The George Washington University

Jeffrey C. Herf
Distinguished University Professor, History, University of Maryland

Robin Kelsey
Shirley Carter Burden Professor of Photography and Chair, History of Art and Architecture, Harvard University

T.J. Jackson Lears
Board of Governors Professor, History, Rutgers University

Sam Lebovic
Assistant Professor, History, George Mason University

Steven Lee
Associate Professor, English, University of California, Berkeley

Thomas Malaby
Professor and Chair, Anthropology, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Patchen Markell
Associate Professor, Political Science, University of Chicago

Reinhold Martin
Associate Professor, Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation, Columbia University
Director, Temple Hoyne Buell Center for the Study of American Architecture

Eve Meltzer
Associate Professor of Visual Studies, Gallatin SchoolNew York University

Kalyani Devaki Menon
Associate Professor of Religious Studies, DePaul University

Linda Monahan
Doctoral Candidate, American Studies Program, College of William and Mary

Robyn Muncy
Professor, History, and Interim Chair, Women’s Studies, University of Maryland

Christopher Nealon
Professor of EnglishJohns Hopkins University

Bibiana Obler
Assistant Professor, Department of Fine Arts & Art History, George Washington University

Paul Outka
Associate Professor of English, University of Kansas
Immediate Past President, Association for the Study of Literature and Environment

Uta G. Poiger
Dean of the College of Social Sciences and Humanities and Professor of History, Northeastern University

Theodore Porter
Distinguished Professor of History and Peter Reill Chair in European HistoryUniversity of California, Los Angeles

Sangeeta Ray
Professor, English, University of Maryland

Ana Patricia Rodríguez
Associate Professor, Spanish and Portuguese, University of Maryland

Joshua Shannon
Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Studies, Art History & Archaeology
University of Maryland

Mick Smith
Professor and Queen’s National Scholar, School of Environmental Studies, Queen’s University

Ashwini Tambe
Associate Professor, Women’s StudiesUniversity of Maryland

Heidi Tworek
Assistant Professor, International History, University of British Columbia, Vancouver

Jason Weems
Assistant Professor of Art History, University of California, Riverside

R. John Williams
Assistant Professor, English, Yale University

Joel Wolfe
Professor of History, University of Massachusetts, Amherst