Advisory Board

headshot of Dr. Lauren Craig Tilton

Associate Professor of Digital Humanities

Data Science Advisory Board Member

Program Coordinator, American Studies


Specialties:
  • Computational/Digital Humanities
  • Visual Culture
  • Community Media
  • Politics of Representation
Contact:
headshot of Dr. Bertram  Ashe

Professor of English

Africana Studies Advisory Board Member


Specialties:
  • African American Literature and Culture
  • 20th Century American Literature
  • Black Vernacular Tradition
  • Post-Blackness
Contact:
(804) 289-8292
headshot of Dr. Edward L. Ayers

Tucker-Boatwright Professor of the Humanities and President Emeritus


Specialties:
  • The Civil War
  • Digital Humanities
Contact:
(804) 334-5554
headshot of Dr. Laura  Browder

Tyler and Alice Haynes Professor of American Studies


Specialties:
  • Women in combat
  • American autobiography
  • Women and guns
  • American Communist Party (Earl Browder)
  • Civil rights in Richmond
Contact:
(804) 289-8312

Academic Administrative Coordinator

Contact:
(804) 662-3008
headshot of Dr. Margaret   Dorsey

Professor of Anthropology

Contact:
(804) 289-1770
headshot of Dr. Patricia  Herrera

Associate Professor of Theatre

Affiliate faculty in the American Studies and Women, Gender, and Sexualities Studies Programs


Specialties:
  • Theatre as Social Change
  • 20th and 21st Century American Theatre and Performance
  • Latina/o Cultural Productions
  • Solo Performance
  • Documentary Theatre
  • Gender and Performance
  • Hip Hop Performances
Contact:
(804) 287-6352
headshot of Dr. Nicole  Maurantonio

Professor of Rhetoric & Communications

Director of Advising, First-Year Seminar, and First- and Second-Year Programming


Specialties:
  • Public memory
  • U.S. media history
  • Race and representation
  • Qualitative research methods
Contact:
(804) 289-8267