Faculty and Staff


Unit Director and Office Staff


Steeve O. Buckridge

Director, Area and Global Studies
Ph.D., Ohio State University
History Department
(616) 331-8550
105 Lake Ontario Hall
buckrids@gvsu.edu
 

Leslye Allen

Office Coordinator
Area and Global Studies
(616) 331-8110
117 Lake Ontario Hall
allenl@gvsu.edu

 

Steeve Buckridge

Leslye Allen


Resident Faculty


Tracy Flemming

Tracy Flemming

Assistant Professor
Ph.D., University of Michigan
African/African American Studies
Areas of Interest: African and African American Studies
(616) 331-8150
107 Lake Ontario Hall
flemmint@gvsu.edu

Gamal Gasim

Gamal Gasim

Associate Professor
Ph.D., Texas Tech University
Middle East Studies
Areas of Interest: Comparative Politics, Middle Eastern Politics
(616) 331-8106
111 Lake Ontario Hall
gasimg@gvsu.edu

Marina J. Kaneti

Marina Kaneti

Assistant Professor
Ph.D., The New School for Social Research
Global Studies and Social Impact
Areas of Interest: Global Politics, Migration, and Social Justice
(616) 331-8228
109 Lake Ontario Hall
kanetim@gvsu.edu

Jack Mangala

Jack Mangala

Professor
Ph.D., Catholic University of Louvain, Belgium
African/African American Studies
Areas of Interest: Migration, Diaspora Engagement Policy, Global Governance
(616) 331-8512
101 Lake Ontario Hall
mangalaj@gvsu.edu

Andy Schlewitz

Andrew Schlewitz

Assistant Professor
Ph.D., The New School for Social Research
Latin American and Latino/a Studies
Areas of Interest: Latin American and Latino/a Studies, Latin American Politics, Comparative Politics, International Relations
(616) 331-8258
103 Lake Ontario Hall
schlewia@gvsu.edu

Richard Yidana

Richard Yidana

Associate Professor
Ph.D., Binghamton University-State University of New York
African/African American Studies
Areas of Interest: Social Movements, Anticolonial and National Liberation Movements (Africa & the African Diaspora), Development & Culture (Africa, Asia, and Latin America), Ethno-Nationalism and Social Change (Developing World)
(616) 331-3183
2151 Au Sable Hall
yidanar@gvsu.edu


Program Coordinators


Louis Moore

Louis Moore

Associate Professor
Ph.D., University of California, Davis
History Department
Coordinator, African/African American Studies
(616) 331-2852
D-1-114 Mackinac Hall
moorelou@gvsu.edu

Yan Liang

Yan Liang

Associate Professor
Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara
Modern Languages and Literatures
Coordinator, East Asian Studies

(616) 331-2405
D-2-144 Mackinac Hall
liangya@gvsu.edu

David Stark

David Stark

Professor
Ph.D., Indiana University
History Department
Coordinator, Latin American and Latino/a Studies
(616) 331-3174
D-1-216 Mackinac Hall
starkd@gvsu.edu

Sebastian Maisel

Sebastian Maisel

Associate Professor
Ph.D., University of Leipzig-Germany
Modern Languages and Literatures
Coordinator, Middle East Studies

(616) 331-2034
B-2-234 Mackinac Hall
maisels@gvsu.edu

Andy Schlewitz

Andrew Schlewitz

Assistant Professor
Ph.D., The New School for Social Research
Area and Global Studies
Coordinator, Global Studies and Social Impact

(616) 331-8258
103 Lake Ontario Hall
schlewia@gvsu.edu


Joint Appointees


Meghan Cai

Meghan Cai

Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Arizona State University-Tempe
Modern Languages and Literatures
East Asian Studies

(616) 331-2870
B-2-214 Mackinac Hall
caim@gvsu.edu

Yan Liang

Yan Liang

Associate Professor
Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara
Modern Languages and Literatures
Coordinator, East Asian Studies

(616) 331-2405
D-2-144 Mackinac Hall
liangya@gvsu.edu

Sebastian Maisel

Sebastian Maisel

Associate Professor
Ph.D., University of Leipzig-Germany
Modern Languages and Literatures
Coordinator, Middle East Studies

(616) 331-2034
B-2-234 Mackinac Hall
maisels@gvsu.edu

Jeremy Robinson

Jeremy Robinson

Associate Professor
Ph.D., University of Michigan
Modern Languages and Literatures
East Asian Studies

(616) 331-8907
D-2-136 Mackinac Hall
robinjer@gvsu.edu


Part-time Faculty


Muaz Redzic

Muaz Redzic

Ph.D., Graduate Theological Foundation
Middle East Studies
(616) 331-8110
110 Lake Ontario Hall
redzicm@gvsu.edu

Rik Stevenson

Rik Stevenson

ABD, Michigan State University
African/African American Studies
Areas of Interest: Middle Passage, Diaspora Studies, Slave Ship Maritime Studies and Archaeology
(616) 331-8110
110 Lake Ontario Hall 
stevrobe@gvsu.edu



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