Core Faculty

Duchess Harris
  • Duchess Harris
  • Professor of American Studies, Department Chair
  • Focuses on 20th-century African American political history and civil rights
  • 651-696-6478
Karin Aguilar-San Juan
Jennifer Garcia Peacock


Carol Mejia

Affiliated Faculty

Links direct you to profile pages in their home department.

Kendrick Brown
Daylanne English
  • Daylanne English
  • Professor and Chair, English
  • African American literature and culture; Afrofuturism; the digital humanities; The Harlem Renaissance; history of the novel; literature and legal studies; literature and medicine; race and visual culture; apocalyptic literature; detective fiction.
  • 651-696-6583
Galo González
  • Galo González
  • Professor
  • 20th century Latin American literatures and cultures, race relations and Mestizo cultures, literature of protest movements and subversion in the Andes
  • 651-696-6133
Leola Johnson
Alicia Muñoz
  • Alicia Muñoz
  • Associate Professor
  • Contemporary Latin American narrative, popular culture, gender studies, border studies, and U.S. Latino/a literature
  • 651-696-6509
Harry Waters Jr.