Profiles in "Collective Memory and Meaning" Expertise Area

  • Reynolds works in the new area of practical epistemology, especially on the role of the concept of knowledge in our lives.
  • Manchester specializes in 19th and 20th century Russian history. Her current research interests include ethnic return migration, diaspora culture, oral history, and autobiographical narratives.
  • Victoria Thompson focuses on the social and cultural history of Paris, France in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.
  • Clay studies the religious history of Russia and Eurasia, the Eastern Christian tradition, confessional identities, new religious movements and the spiritual marketplace in the Russian Empire and its successor states.
  • Buzinde's research focuses on two areas: community development through tourism and the politics of tourism representations.
  • Tebeau is an urban, public and digital historian who studies landscape, place, and historical memory; he's written about risk, cities, and monuments; he possesses expertise in digital curation, oral history and public memory.
  • Meredith Hoy is Assoc. Professor of Art Theory in the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts at ASU. Her research deploys a systems theoretical approach to media arts, technology, ecology, science, and cultural history.
  • Iveta Silova is Professor and Associate Dean of Global Engagement at Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College at ASU. She holds a Ph.D. from Teachers College, Columbia University.