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International Studies

Faculty

The International Studies Program is interdisciplinary, drawing on faculty from across a wide range of academic departments including: Anthropology, Art History, Chinese, Communications Studies, Economics, English, French, German, History, Music, Philosophy, Political Science, Religion, Spanish, Sociology and Theater.

Melissa Byrnes, PhD, is the Chair of the program. Click on her web page to learn more about her educational background and research interests.

  • Assistant Professor of History
    (512) 863-1501
    Mood-Bridwell 214
    email
    Specialty: Modern European History,  France and the French Empire, Migration, Human Rights,Humanitarianism 

You can also view the web pages of the other members of the International Studies committee to learn more about their educational backgrounds and research interests.

  • Professor of History
    (512) 863-1498
    Mood-Bridwell 217
    email
    Specialty: Chinese and Japanese History; Historiography; World History
  • Associate Professor of Spanish
    (512) 863-1625
    Olin 312
    email
    Specialty: Contemporary Latin American Literature and Culture
  • Professor of Anthropology
    (512) 863-1406
    Mood-Bridwell 310
    email
    Specialty: Topical:Environment; Conservation; Development; Race and Racism; Social Theory;Environmental History; Tourism; Gender.Area: Belize; Caribbean;U.S.-Mexico Borderlands; Central Texas
  • Assistant Professor of Art History
    (512) 863-1057
    Fine Arts 135
    email
    Specialty: East Asian Art History; Art and Archaeology of Early China
  • Professor of Political Science
    (512) 863-1604
    Mood-Bridwell 239
    email
    Specialty: Comparative Politics (Comparative Revolutions; Contentious Politics; Latin American and Caribbean Politics; Ideologies); International Politics (Peace and Conflict); Political Sociology.
  • Professor of Art History
    (512) 863-1349
    Fine Arts 232
    email
    Specialty: Modern German and Austrian art; European modernism; history of art history.
  • Tisha Temple

    Director of Intercultural Learning
    (512) 863-1538
    PRC 232
    email