For over 40 years, American Studies with its distinguished faculty has promoted scholarship on cultures and politics of the United States.  We emphasize the interdisciplinary study of literature, history, culture, and social sciences.  Our faculty are dedicated teachers who research and offer courses in law and politics; race and ethnicity; gender and sexuality; popular culture and folklore; technology and economy.  We offer the minor in Race and Ethnic Studies and sponsor the Asian American Studies Initiative.

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Devoted to Fast Cars, an American Studies Grad Finds her own Route to Success


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Making it in Spain

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Professor Michael Rockland wins the 2013 Richard J Hughes Award

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