Meet Our Faculty

Joyce Barry

Joyce Barry, Visiting Assistant Professor of Women’s and Gender Studies

B.A., Concord College; M.A., Radford University; Ph.D., Bowling Green State University
Areas of expertise: environmental justice, climate change, food politics and feminist research methodologies
Lydia Hamessley

Lydia Hamessley, Professor of Music

B.Mus.Ed., Texas Lutheran College; M.A. and Ph.D., University of Minnesota
Areas of expertise: American folk and traditional musics, banjo, music and film, Medieval and Renaissance music, music and gender
Anne Lacsamana

Anne Lacsamana, Chair, Associate Professor of Women’s and Gender Studies

B.A., Rollins College; M.A., University of Alabama; Ph.D., Bowling Green State University
Areas of expertise: transnational feminisms, feminist theory, labor and militarization
Jace Saplan

Jace Saplan, Assistant Professor of Music

B.A. University of Hawai'i; M.Mus., University of Oregon; M.Ed., Concordia University; D.M.A., University of Miami
Areas of expertise: choral pedagogy, choral literature, conducting techniques, multicultural choral methods, music and race, music and gender, and music of the Pacific Rim
Seth Schermerhorn

Seth Schermerhorn, Assistant Professor of Religious Studies

B.A., Colorado State University; M.A., University of Colorado; Ph.D., Arizona State University
Areas of expertise: anthropology of religion, global Christianities, religion in American, Native American religious traditions, traditional ecological knowledge, pilgrimage, personhood and place

Contact Information

American Studies Program

198 College Hill Road
Clinton, NY 13323
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