Profiles in "Visual Culture Studies" Expertise Area

  • Switzer's interdisciplinary research combines several fields including critical girlhood studies, critical development and globalization studies, transnational feminist theory and feminist methods.
  • Nilanjana Bhattacharjya's research focuses on popular music, film, and visual culture from South Asia and its diasporic communities. She is affiliated with the Center for Asian Research and the South Asia Council at ASU.
  • Dove-Viebahn's diverse interests include television and new media; gender, race, and representation in popular culture; community formation; and the role of the spectator in our digital age.
  • Dr. Schmidt's current research examines the means by which literature both captures and influences attitudes and policies toward the natural world. Other areas of interest include non-fiction storytelling through podcasting.
  • Foushee's research concentrates on visual-rhetorical expressions in public environments, the dialectics among assorted visual interventions in those places, and the resulting (un)intended stories and truths.
  • alejandro t. acierto is an artist, musician, and curator whose work is largely informed by legacies of colonialism found within human relationships to technology and material cultures.