In the fall of 2017, the AMST doctoral program welcomed its first cohort of four students. Below are the site locations for these students.
Jason Kelly, director of the IUPUI Arts and Humanities Institute (IAHI) and Associate Professor of History, has created a track in American Studies program that aligns with a new initiative in the IAHI called Cultural Ecologies. For more information about this project and the first cohort of doctoral students working within it, please see:
Chancellor's Professor of English, Jonathan Eller is the director of the Center for Ray Bradbury Studies. In collaboration with the School of LIberal Arts and the American Studies program, Professor Eller developed a track in the AMST Ph.D. program to develop, currate, and preserve the life and work of Ray Bradbury. This track explores the ability of a modest-size humanties-based research center to cultivate financial and cultural viability. For more information about the center please click on the photo of Ray below:
Karen Dace, Vice Chancellor for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, has sponsored a doctoral student in American Studies to help develop campus conversations about the culture of IUPUI's community and the way higher education, more generally, addresses issues diversity, equity, and inclusion. For more information about the mission of this office and IUPUI's larger commitment to its diverse community please click the image below: