Africa, environment and health, global and imperial histories, cultural and oral history
Ancient philosophy, metaphysics, epistemology, African American philosophy
Diversity in educational media, broadening participation in STEM, Learning Technologies
Sociology of ideas, theoretical sociology, political sociology, race and ethnic studies, urban communities, the sociology of W.E.B. Du Bois
Documentary, television, social media, war movies, sports media, black popular cultures, LGBTQ media, horror, action, and science fiction movies and TV, gender and sexuality
Intercultural/Interracial Communication & Rhetoric
Women’s history, African American history, women’s labor in the global economy, labor history, Pan-Africanism, Cold War
Race, gender, the African American experience, and the history of black women in the Atlantic World
Gender, Conflict, Development in Nonwestern Societies, Governance, Conflict and Development in Nonwestern Societies, Comparative Race and Ethnic Relations, Political Development and Social Change in Sub-Saharan Africa
race, ethnicity and nationalism, globalization, urban studies and international development and security.
Social Stratification. Crime. Sociology of Sport
African American, 20th century Cultural History, History of Death in America, American Popular Music, African American Religious History
Emerging musical cultures. Sound and sensibility in the service of noetic (r)evolution. AfroFuturism as an organizational stratagem.
American government on the racial/gender dimensions in elections, Virginia Politics, urban politics
late eighteenth century/early nineteenth century black antislavery writing with a particular emphasis on slave narrative autobiography, early black polemic, and their contributions to Atlantic political and intellectual currencies