Faculty and Community Leadership

Community Advisory Council

  • Mari Mujica, co-chair
  • Shameka Parrish-Wright, co-chair
  • Carla Wallace, co-chair

Faculty Affiliates

David Ross Anderson
Associate Professor of English

Lluis Baixauli Olmos
Associate Professor of Spanish

Latrica Evette Best
Associate Professor of Sociology

Lisa Danielle Bjorkman
Associate Professor of Urban and Public Affairs

Aishia Ayanna Brown*
Assistant Professor of Health Promotion and Behavioral Sciences

Anna T Browne Ribeiro
Assistant Professor of Anthropology

Rhonda Lee Buchanan
Professor of Spanish, Director, Latin American and Latino Studies

Nefertiti Burton
Department Chair and Professor of Theater Arts

Ying Kit Chan
Professor of Fine Arts

Karen M. Chandler
Associate Professor of English

Dewey M. Clayton
Professor of Political Science

Amy B Clukey
Associate Professor of English and Honors Advisor

Fannie Mae Cox*
Associate Professor, Outreach and Reference Librarian, University of Louisville Libraries

Cherie Dawson-Edwards
Associate Dean, A&S Diversity, Engagement, Culture & Climate (DECC), Associate Professor of Criminal Justice

Tyler David Fleming
Associate Professor of Pan African Studies

Catherine Fosl
Professor of Women's, Gender, & Sexuality Studies, ABI Founding Director & 2021-22 ABI Faculty Fellow

Lauren Freeman
Associate Professor of Philosophy

Cynthia M Ganote
Assistant Term Professor of Sociology

Melanie Jones Gast
Associate Professor of Sociology, 2021-22 ABI Faculty Fellow

Joy L. Hart
Professor of Communication, Latin American and Latino Studies Steering Committee, University Honors Program Executive Director

Lauren Heberle
Associate Professor of Sociology, Director of the Center for Environmental Policy and Management

Frank P Kelderman
Associate Professor of English

Kelly L  Kinahan
Assistant Professor of Urban and Public Affairs, Advisor, Master of Urban Planning Program

Tracy Elaine K'Meyer
Professor of History

Avery Kolers
Professor and Interim Chair, Philosophy Department; Core Faculty Member, Interdisciplinary MA in Health Care Ethics

Lisa B. Markowitz
Associate Professor of Anthropology

Carrie Yvonne Mott
Assistant Professor of Geography and Geosciences

Laura P Moyer
Associate Professor of Political Science, Affiliate Faculty Member of Womens, Gender and Sexuality Studies

Kalasia Shqueen Ojeh
Assistant Professor of Pan African Studies

Andrea R Olinger
Associate Professor, Director of Composition & Director of the Thomas R. Watson Conference in Rhetoric and Composition

Rebecca Pattillo
Assistant Professor & Metadata Librarian, University of Louisville Libraries

Rodger A. Payne
Professor of Political Science

Megan Renee Poole
Assistant Professor of English

Aaron C Rollins Jr.
Associate Professor & Chair of Urban and Public Affairs, Directors of Peace, Justice, and Conflict Transformation and Master of Public Administration Programs

Mary P Sheridan
Professor of English, Director of the Commonwealth Center for the Humanities and Society

Rachel Jeanne Singel
Associate Professor of Fine Arts

Siobhan Elizabeth Smith Jones
Associate Professor of Communications

Angela Diane Storey
Assistant Professor of Anthropology

Kaila A Story
Associate Professor of Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies & Pan-African Studies

Karl Frederic Swinehart
Associate Professor of Comparative Humanities

Shelley Thomas*
Associate Professor & Assistant Department Chair of Social Studies Education

Sherri Wallace
Professor of Political Science and Internship Director

Bronwyn T. Williams  Professor of English, Director of the University Writing Center