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Contact Information

Frederick Buttell
Doctoral Program Director
Email: buttell@tulane.edu
Phone: (504)862-3486

Katherine R. Smith
Program Secretary
Email: krshiv@tulane.edu
Phone: (504)862-3489


Program Steering Committee:

Frederick Buttell (Social Work)
Michele Adams (Sociology)
Joel A. Devine (Urban Studies)
Patrick Rafail (Sociology)
Carol M. Reese (Urban Studies)
Qingwen Xu (Social Work)

 

 

 

 

 

 

City, Culture, and Community Faculty
(Alphabetical Order)


Name, Affiliation, &
Contact Information

Areas of Specialization



Michele Adams
Associate Professor,
Sociology
Gender and Sexuality Studies
(504)862-3015
madams2@tulane.edu

Sociology of marriage and family, Sociology of gender, Sociology of culture, Social theory, and Social psychology

Richard D. Ager
Associate Professor,
School of Social Work
(504)862-3470
ager@tulane.edu

Addictions, Clinical practice, Community practice and facilitating the adoption of evidence-based practices in the community

Stephanie Arnett
Assistant Professor,
Sociology
(504)862-3009
sarnett@tulane.edu

Education, Race and Ethnicity, Stratification

Carl L. Bankston
Professor,
Sociology
Asian Studies
(504)862-3024
cbankst@tulane.edu

International migration and Sociology of education.



Fred Buttell
Professor,
School of Social Work
Social Policy & Practice
Urban Studies
Director,
Elizabeth Wisner Center for Research on Children & Families
(504)865-3486
buttell@tulane.edu

Intimate partner violence, especially from the perspective of community-based, offender rehabilitation

Richard Campanella
Associate Director,
Center for Bioenvironmental Research
Research Professor,
School of Science & Engineering
(504)862-8453
rcampane@tulane.edu

Urban geography, History and demography of New Orleans

Xiaojin Chen
Assistant Professor,
Sociology
(504)862-3008
xchen1@tulane.edu

Life course criminology, Victimization, Mental disorder, and Advanced statistical analysis

Joel A. Devine
Professor,
Sociology
Urban Studies
Director,
Urban Studies
(504)862-3003
devine@tulane.edu

Urban sociology, Political economy, Poverty, and Film studies

Joel N. Dinerstein
Associate Professor,
English
African & African Diaspora Studies
Director,
American Studies
(504)862-8168
jdinerst@tulane.edu

Twentieth-century American literature, African-American literature and expressive culture, Technology studies, and Popular culture (music and film).

Charles R. Figley
Paul Henry Kurzweg,
MD Chair,
Professor,
Social Work
Director,
Traumatology Institute
(504)862-3473
figley@tulane.edu

Psychology, Family studies, and Traumatology, Disaster Mental Health

Keith Finlay
Assistant Professor,
Economics
Social Policy & Practice
(504)862-8345
kfinlay@tulane.edu

Labor economics, Applied econometrics, Urban economics, and Public policy

Terrence Fitzmorris
Adjunct Professor,
History
Associate Dean,
School of Continuing Studies
(504) 865-5555
tfitzmo@tulane.edu

Modern Louisiana history (1840s-Civil Rights Era), New Orleans history, Irish and Irish American life, and Louisiana during Huey Long's regime

Guadalupe Garcia
Assistant Professor,
History
Latin American Studies
(504) 862-8539
ggarcia4@tulane.edu

Late-colonial and early-modern Latin American history, with a particular focus on urban history, the Caribbean and Cuba

So`Nia L. Gilkey
Assistant Professor,
School of Social Work
(504) 862-3495
sgilkey@tulane.edu

Psychosocial wellbeing of children and families experiencing complex trauma, long-term displacement and homelessness

Kevin Fox Gotham
Professor,
Sociology
Social Policy & Practice
Urban Studies
Associate Dean,
School of Liberal Arts
Director,
Social Policy and Practice
(504)862-3004
kgotham@tulane.edu

Urban sociology, Comparative-historical sociology, Social theory, and Sociology of culture, race and ethnicity

Oliver Houck
Professor,
School of Law
Latin American Studies
(504)865-5946
ohouck@tulane.edu

Environmental law

Yuki Kato
Assistant Professor,
Sociology
Social Policy & Practice
Urban Studies
(504)862-3010
ykato@tulane.edu

Urban/Suburban Sociology, Social Stratification, Sociology of Adolescence and Youths, Sociology of Culture, Social Psychology

Carl Kendall
Professor,
Community Health Sciences
(504)988-5347
carl.kendall@gmail.com

Behavioral, social and cultural components of disease, Medical Anthropology, HIV prvention and treatment

Sally J. Kenney
Newcomb College Endowed Chair,
Professor of Political Science
Executive Director, Newcomb College Institute
(504)865-5422
skenney@tulane.edu

Women and Politics, Feminist Organizations, and Feminist Social Movements

Celeste J. Lay
Assistant Professor,
Political Science
(504)862-8309

jlay@tulane.edu

American political behavior, with emphases on political socialization, rural and urban politics, voting behavior, and public policy

Madeline Lee
Assistant Professor
School of Social Work
(504)862-3480
mlee17@tulane.edu

Improving services for vulnerable children and families involved in the intersection of the mental health, child welfare, and special education systems.

Ana M. Lopez
Associate Professor,
Communication
Latin American Studies
Urban Studies
Associate Provost,
Office of Academic Affairs
(504)865-5261
lopez@tulane.edu

Latin American film, media, television, and popular culture

Aubrey Spriggs Madkour
Assistant Professor,
Communithy Health Sciences
(504)988-1127
aspriggs@tulane.edu

Adolescent health and development, Partner violence, Social and contextual determinants of health outcomes, Social theory, Sexual and reproductive health, and Demography and population health

John McLachlan
Weatherhead Distinguished Professor,
Environmental Studies
Director,
Center for Bioenvironmental Research
(504)988-6910
jmclach@tulane.edu

Environment, Human health, and Behavior

Vicki A. Mayer
Professor,
Commnunications
(504)8
62-3035
vmayer@tulane.edu

Media audiences, production studies, communication labor, citizenship and culture, Latin American and Latino media, alternative and community media




Jade Miller

Mellon Post-Doctoral
Fellow in the Humanities,

Department of Communication Newcomb Hall 419 jmille7@tulane.edu

Political economy of creative production and cultural industry development

Laura Murphy
Clinical Associate Professor,
International Health and Development
Latin American Studies
(504)988-2681
lmurphy2@tulane.edu

Population, Environment, Technology, and Development issues

David G. Ortiz
Assistant Professor,
Sociology
Latin American Studies
(504)862-3019
dortiz@tulane.edu

Social movements, Political sociology, Latin America, Quantitative research methods, and Race and ethnicity

Marline Otte
Associate Professor,
History
(504) 862-8621
motte@tulane.edu

Modern European history focusing on Germany and cultural history

Marc D. Perry
Assistant Professor,
Anthropology
African & African Diaspora Studies
Latin American Studies
(504)862-3550
mdp@illinois.edu

Cultural politics of the African Diaspora, Black transnationalisms, Racial identity formation, Race and blackness in Latin America, and Black expressive culture

Lawrence N. Powell
Professor,
History
Urban Studies
(504) 862-8622
powell@tulane.edu

Civil War and Reconstruction; Southern history; Louisiana history and politics; and the Holocaust

Bruce B. Raeburn
Adjunct Professor,
History
Curator,
William Ransom Hogan Jazz Archive and Director of Special Collections
(504) 865-5685
raeburn@tulane.edu

History of jazz

Patrick Rafail
Assistant Professor,
Sociology
(504) 862-3001
prafail@tulane.edu

Social Movements and Collective Behavior, Applied Statistics, Political Sociology, Social Control, Complex Organizations, Urban Policing, Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing

J. Emmanuel Raymundo
Assistant Professor,
Communication
(504)862-3040
raymundo@tulane.edu

Cultural, literary and political
representations of the city and its varied populations

Carol McMichael Reese
Associate Professor,
Architecture
Latin American Studies
Urban Studies
(504)865-5389
creese1@tulane.edu

Architectural history, theory, and criticism and Urban history and theory, focused on 19the-20th centuries in the Americas

Thomas F. Reese
Professor,
Art History
Latin American Studies
Urban Studies
Executive Director,
Roger Thayer Stone Center for Latin American Studies
(504)865-5164
treese@tulane.edu

Eighteenth-century Spanish art and politics, Culture contact in sixteenth-century Mexico, Devotional space in Colonial Andean society, and Contemporary architectural practice in Europe and the Americas

Matt K. Sakakeeny
Assistant Professor,
Music
African & African Diaspora Studies
American Studies
(504)865-5274
mattsak@tulane.edu

New Orleans culture, African American music

Mimi Schippers
Associate Professor,
Sociology
Gender and Sexuality Studies
Director,
Gender and Sexuality Studies
(504)862-3011
mimi@tulane.edu

Gender, Sexuality, Theory, and Cultural Studies

Kenneth Schwartz
Dean and Professor,
School of Architecture
(504)865-5389
kschwartz@tulane.edu

Preservation, Urban design and Community planning.

Nicholas Randolph Spitzer
Professor,
American Studies
Adjunct Research Professor,
Anthropology
(504)862-3043
nspitzer@tulane.edu

American vernacular music, Ethnography of Gulf South expressive culture, Cultural conservation, Creoles and cultural creolization, Public cultural policy, Creative practice as producer and host of American Routes (co-produced by American Public Media).

Catherine Taylor
Asssistant Professor
Community Health Sciences
(504)988-0292
ctaylor5@tulane.edu

Children, social norms, and violence prevention, Child maltreatment, intimate partner violence and their co-occurrence, Child physical abuse, Determinants of childhood aggression, Mass media/communication and public health, Primary prevention, Program evaluation, Social epidemiology

Tania Tetlow
Associate Professor,
School of Law
Director,
Domestic Violence Clinic
(504)862-8812
ttetlow@tulane.edu

Domestic violence, Discrimination, Constitutional law, and Criminal procedure

Katherine Theall
Assoc. Professor, Global Community Health & Behavioral Science,
School of Public Health & Tropical Medicine
(504) 988-4535
ktheall@tulane.edu

Social determinants of health, social epidemiology, women and children's mental and behavioral health

Allison Truitt
Assistant Professor,
Anthropology
Urban Studies
(504)862-3058
atruitt@tulane.edu

Sociocultural anthropology, Economic transformations, Money and other means of circulation, Cities, consumption, and globalization, and Southeast Asia, Vietnam.

Mark Van Landingham
Thomas C. Keller Professor,
International Health and Development
(504)988-2113
mvanlan@tulane.edu

Migration and Health, Immigrant Health, Disasters and Health, and HIV/AIDS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 





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