Executive Board 2009/2010
(Professor, Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences, UW Bothell)
Burgett teaches and publishes in American Studies, Cultural Studies, Queer Studies, Critical Race Studies, and Interdisciplinary and Public Scholarship. Burgett received his Ph.D. in English from the University of California, Berkeley.
Joshel teaches and publishes on the cultural history of ancient imperial Rome. Joshel received her Ph.D. in History from Rutgers University.
(Associate Professor, English)
Reed teaches and publishes on 20th-century American poetry and poetics. Reed received his Ph.D. in English and American Literature from Stanford University.
Robert C. Stacey
(Divisional Dean, Arts & Humanities; Professor, History)
Stacey teaches and publishes in the area of medieval history, with an emphasis on the study of English Jews in the Middle Ages. He currently holds the Samuel and Althea Stroum Endowed Chair in Jewish Studies (2006-2009) in the Jackson School of International Studies. Stacey received his Ph.D. from Yale University.
(Associate Professor, Communication)
Thurlow's primary research agenda is to examine the ways people use language and other semiotic modes to negotiate and make sense of boundaries of difference in everyday social interaction. Thurlow received his doctorate in Language and Communication from Cardif University, Wales.
(Associate Professor, French and Italian)
Watts's research and teaching interests focus on the post/colonial francophone world. Watts received his PhD in French from Yale University
(Director, Simpson Center; Professor, English)
Woodward teaches and publishes in the areas of American literature, women studies, and aging and technology. Woodward received her Ph.D. from the University of California, San Diego.
(Professor, Philosophy and Anthropology)
Wylie specializes in Philosophy of Science, Social Science, and History; and in Feminist Philosophy of Science. Wylie received her Ph.D. from SUNY - Binghamton (Program in History and Philosophy of the Social and Behavioral Sciences).