faculty experts - american studies

Patrick D. Anderson

Professor- Humanities

  • American and International Film
  • Contemporary American culture
  • Literature and culture of the American West
  • Native American Studies
  • 19th- and 20th-century American Literature, specifically the American Renaissance and Modernism
Eric Boyer

Assistant Professor - Social Sciences and Education

  • American Studies
  • Government
  • History
  • Philosophy
  • Violence
Melissa Meade

Assistant Professor- Humanities

  • American media culture and criticism
  • Women's studies
Ann Page Stecker

Professor- Humanities

  • Community and Environmental Studies
  • Evolving gender roles in America
  • The New England town against the larger American cultural backdrop
  • New Hampshire, New England, and Local History
  • Role of the small town in society
  • Societal views of women
Olivia Smith

Associate Professor- Humanities

  • American Culture
  • African diaspora in the United States