Arts & Humanities Experts

Experts are listed alphabetically.


Dolores Hayden M.Arch.
  • Professor Emerita

Field & Expertise

Arts & Humanities

United States suburbs/cities, Built environment, Feminism, Historic landmarks, Housing

Jennifer A. Herdt Ph.D.

Gilbert L. Stark Professor of Christian Ethics


Field & Expertise

Arts & Humanities

Ethics, Christian thought, virtues, character, religion and politics

Willie J. Jennings Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Systematic Theology and Africana Studies


Field & Expertise

Arts & Humanities

Race; racial politics; race and society, religion, science, geography; community development; racial conflict

Grace Kao Ph.D.
  • IBM Professor of Sociology
  • Chair, Department of Sociology
  • Faculty Director, Education Studies
  • Director, Center for Empirical Research on Stratification and Inequality

Field & Expertise

Arts & Humanities, Science & Technology

Grace Kao studies race, ethnicity, and immigration as they collectively relate to education and relationships among young people. She also has interests in the effects of migration on young people and has written papers on these topics in Mexico, China, and Spain. Currently, she is one of a team of researchers (led by Hyunjoon Park) that is examining the transition to adulthood among Korean Millennials.

Eboni Marshall Turman Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Theology and African American Religion


Field & Expertise

Arts & Humanities

The Black Church; race and social protest/social justice; Christian theology and ethics; race, religion, and gender; religion and popular culture

Patrick McCreless Ph.D.

Professor of Music Theory


Field & Expertise

Arts & Humanities

Russian music, music theory, Shostakovich

Andrew B. McGowan Ph.D.
  • Dean and President of Berkeley Divinity School
  • McFaddin Professor of Anglican Studies and Pastoral Theology

Field & Expertise

Arts & Humanities

Ancient Christian society, ritual, historian of food and meals in antiquity, commentator on Anglican communion

Stephen Pitti Ph.D.
  • Professor of History and American Studies
  • Director of Yale Center for the Study of Race, Indigeneity, and Transnational Migration
  • Head of Ezra Stiles College

Field & Expertise

Arts & Humanities

Latinos, immigration, public history, National Park Service, Ethnic Studies

Theresa Schenker Ph.D.
  • Language Program Director of German
  • Senior Lector II Germanic Languages & Literatures

Field & Expertise

Arts & Humanities

Telecollaboration, second language acquisition, foreign language, intercultural competence, study abroad

Christophe Schuwey Ph.D. Christophe Schuwey Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of French 


Field & Expertise

Arts & Humanities

Early modern French literature, marketing and literature, fashion and literature, cultural history