Welcome

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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Highlights

Prof. Angus Gillespie wins 2014 Richard Hughes Award

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Angus Kress Gillespie, professor of American Studies at Rutgers University and director of the...


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Making it in Spain

b 0 0 0 00 images Elix ColonAmerican Studies Grad and Fulbright recipient Elix Colon shares her journey from Rutgers to...


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

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An American studies degree leads to a job writing for magazines

Stephanie Davies was a...


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Ruth Adams Building
131 George Street
New Brunswick, NJ 08901-1414
P: 848-932-9174
F: 732-932-1169
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