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Faculty Advisory Board

The Institute's leadership, staff, faculty, and advisory boards are dedicated to the IAH mission to support and develop Carolina faculty. Below is a listing of these teams as well as our current Faculty Fellows and Academic Leadership Program Fellows.

Chad Bryant

Chad Bryant

Associate Professor, History
(919) 962-2115

Chad Bryant, Ph.D., is an associate professor in the Department of History. Dr. Bryant’s interests include nationalism and the urban experience in modern Central and Eastern Europe, with a particular … Continued

Danielle Christmas

Assistant Professor, English and Comparative Literature
(919) 962-5481

Danielle Christmas is an Assistant Professor in the Department of English and Comparative Literature at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, endowed as the Delta Delta Delta Fellow in the … Continued

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Jennifer Gates-Foster

Associate Professor, Classics

Jennifer Gates-Foster is an Associate Professor of Classical Archaeology. She received her B.A. in Anthropology and Archaeology from the University of Virginia, and her M.A. (Greek, Classical Archaeol … Continued

Micheal Gutierrez

Michael Gutierrez

Teaching Associate Professor, English and Comparative Literature

Michael Keenan Gutierrez, Ph.D. is the author of The Trench Angel (Leapfrog) and earned degrees from UCLA, the University of Massachusetts, and the University of New Hampshire. His work has been publi … Continued

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Joyce Rudinsky

Professor, Communication
919- 962-7562

Joyce Rudinsky is a visual artist working with electronic and interactive media to investigate lived experience in an information-based society. Her most recent work investigates the impact of informa … Continued

J. Michael Terry

J. Michael Terry

Associate Professor, Linguistics

J. Michael Terry is an associate professor in the Department of Linguistics at UNC-Chapel Hill.

Lien Truong, Institute for the Arts and Humanities

Lien Truong

Assistant Professor, Art and Art History

Lien Truong’s paintings examine social, cultural and political history, exploring the influences that form contemporary identity, heritage and belief systems in a transcultural context. Truong’s work … Continued

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Gabriela Valdivia

Associate Professor, Geography
(919) 962-3871

Gabriela Valdivia, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor in the Department of Geography. Dr. Valdivia examines the political ecology of natural resource governance: how states, firms, and civil society appr … Continued