Experts by Expertise: Arts and Humanities

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  • Carrie Tirado Bramen.

    Carrie Tirado Bramen

    Professor of English

    Expertise: U.S. cultural and intellectual history; feminist and gender studies; critical race studies; 19th-century American literature; U.S.-Latinx literature; history of astrology

    Phone: 716-645-5200


  • Portrait of Stephanie Choi.

    Stephanie Choi

    Postdoctoral Associate, Asia Research Institute

    Expertise: K-pop music, global gender politics, affective labor, and political economies in digital media

    Phone: 716-645-2457


  • Portrait of Jorge Luis Fabra-Zamora.

    Jorge Luis Fabra-Zamora

    Associate Professor of Law

    Expertise: legal philosophy, transnational law, transitional justice, truth commissions, Colombia’s peace agreement, international human rights and compensation

    Phone: 716-645-3292


  • Portrait of Jeff Good, University at Buffalo language and linguistics expert.

    Jeff Good

    Chair and Professor of Linguistics

    Expertise: morphology, syntax, evolution of languages, endangered languages, language documentation, multilingualism

    Phone: 716-645-0126


  • Portrait of LaGarrett J. King, University at Buffalo Black history education expert.

    LaGarrett J. King

    Director of the Center for K-12 Black History and Racial Literacy Education

    Expertise: Black history education, social studies, history of education, teacher education, racism and anti-Blackness

    Phone: 716-645-2455


  • Portrait of Joan Linder, University at Buffalo art and drawing expert. Copyright Liz Linder Photography.

    Joan Linder

    Professor of Art

    Expertise: drawing, consumption and mass production, mundane objects, modern life, Love Canal and other toxic sites, environmental art, feminist art, power, public art

    Phone: 716-645-0539


  • Portrait of Cody Mejeur, University at Buffalo game studies and social justice expert.

    Cody Mejeur

    Assistant Professor of Media Study

    Expertise: game studies; trans, queer and feminist studies; narrative; storytelling; social justice and inclusion in video games and new media; games pedagogy

    Phone: 716-645-0932


  • Portrait of Sama Waham, University at Buffalo filmmaking, cinematography, documentary and storytelling expert.

    Sama Waham

    Assistant Professor of Media Study

    Expertise: filmmaking; cinematography; narrative, documentary, experimental and hybrid films; storytelling

    Phone: 716-645-0954