Profiles in "Colonial and Post-Colonial Theory" Expertise Area

  • El Hamel's research focuses mainly on issues of power/class, slavery, race/ethnicity, gender and social justice.
  • Manchester specializes in 19th and 20th century Russian history. Her current research interests include ethnic return migration, diaspora culture, oral history, and autobiographical narratives.
  • Vargas has taught courses in photography, silkscreen, Spanish language, culture, and literature.
  • Berman's research areas include globalization studies, humanitarianism, tourism, German orientalism and colonialism, Germans in Africa, and intercultural hermeneutics.
  • Capielo Rosario’s research interests include Latinx psychology, migration processes, and how coloniality impacts the mental health of Latinx communities in the United States, particularly Puerto Ricans.
  • 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.
  • Alex Young is a scholar of transnational settler colonialism and the literature and culture of the United States. His research focuses on how U.S. culture has been shaped by settler colonialism and Indigenous resistance.
  • Harleen Kaur is an Assistant Teaching Professor in the Sanford School. Her research interests are in racism, state formation, and belonging, while her teaching covers a variety of local and global approaches to inequalities.