Globalization; Energy, Environment and Sustainability; Political economy of resources; Museums, Heritage, Cultural Policy; Tourism; Mexico, Latin America; Ethnography
Islamic Thought; Qur'anic Studies; Shi'ite and Sufi Traditions; Women and Gender
Community development, housing access and rights, social policy, hyperlocal governance, entrepreneurship and leadership, and the production of space and place.
narrative, performance, the ethnography of communication, Persianate oral traditions, Islam, Central Asia and the Middle East
War and American society, the individual experience of combat, technological change and warfare
feminist and queer theory; ecofeminism and animal rights; human rights; race and immigration; transnational sexualities; media and cultural studies; disability studies
Popular and youth culture, music, social movements, and subcultures.