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International Studies


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.

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

  • Professor of Art History
    (512) 863-1349
    Fine Arts 232
    Specialty: Modern German and Austrian art; European modernism; history of art history.

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.

  • Associate Professor of German
    (512) 863-1739
    Olin 319
  • Assistant Professor of History
    (512) 863-1501
    Mood-Bridwell 214
    Specialty: Modern European History,  France and the French Empire, Migration, Human Rights,Humanitarianism 
  • Language Learning Center Director
    (512) 863-1802
    Olin 125
    Specialty: Spanish 16th- and 17th-century narrative; Cervantes' Don Quijote; instructional technology
  • Professor of History
    (512) 863-1498
    Mood-Bridwell 217
    Specialty: Chinese and Japanese History; Historiography; World History
  • Professor of Political Science
    (512) 863-1418
    Mood-Bridwell 241
  • Assistant Professor of Art History
    (512) 863-1664
    Fine Arts 233
    Specialty: Pre-Columbian and Colonial Latin America
  • Assistant Professor of Art History
    (512) 863-1057
    Fine Arts 135
    Specialty: East Asian Art History; Art and Archaeology of Early China