Faculty

Dina Massachi, M.A.

Visiting Lecturer and Advisor
Fretwell 314G

American Studies Areas of Interest: L. Frank Baum The Wonderful Wizard of Oz Utopias and Dystopias

Mary Jo McGowan, Ph.D.

Program Director and Teaching Professor

C. Bryant McMurray, B.S.

Part-Time Instructor

American Studies Areas of Interest: Archive Photography American History American Literature Motorsports and NASCAR. Bryant is currently a columnist for “Gater Racing News and the North American correspondent for The Netherland’s leading lifestyle magazine, Top Time Read More

Krystion Obie-Nelson, M.A.

Part-Time Instructor

American Studies Areas of Interest: Race Racial Violence Sports in America

Phillip Rutledge, M.A.

Part-Time Instructor

Sociology, American Studies Education M.A., Sociology, UNC-Greensboro Academic Areas of Interest Popular Culture Social Problems Social Psychology Political Sociology Courses Taught American Studies Advertising in America The 1950s The 1960s Sociology Popular Culture American Values Social Problems Minority Studies Gender Roles Read More

W. John Schacht, M.A.

Part-time Instructor

W. John Schacht is a former daily newspaper reporter and magazine writer/editor who teaches in the American Studies and Communications departments. His concentration is popular culture and music trends, news media trends, and writing about the arts and culture in the digital age. He earned a B.A. in English & American Literature from UC San […]