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Associate Professor of History
diasporas, foreign refugees and the birth of modern humanitarianism since the 17th century (1685-1950), history and memory, history of the British Empire, humanitarianism and the development of rights claims, imperial Britain, modern Britain since 1688, sexual slander and defamation law, slavery and anti-slavery
Associate Professor of Anthropology
African immigrants in Maine, African markets, African studies, community engagement, cultural politics, cultural politics of Hollywood film, culturally informed financial programming, Disney animation, economic anthropology, female chieftaincies, financial literacy, gender studies, human rights, impact of ‘economic development’ programs, Lewiston + Auburn, Nigerian bureaucracies, Ondo history, Ondo Women's War, public anthropology, representations of Africa and Africans in various film industries, restorative justice, sharia compliant banking, Somali Bantu resettlement, Somalis in diaspora, Somalis in Maine, visual anthropology, West African theories of gender, Women's protests, Yoruba culture
Director of the Bates College Museum of Art and Lecturer in the Humanities
Assistant Professor of Theater
acting, acting on film, arts education, collaboration, contemporary American drama, directing, Fitzmaurice Voicework, improvisation, Michael Chekhov Technique, performing arts as individual and cultural expression, public speaking, Shakespeare, stage combat, theater and film, voice and speech training for actors