Department: Writing Program
Title: Director, Associate Professor
Office: Jones Hall, RM 128
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Dr. Erik Juergensmeyer is Coordinator of the Peace and Conflict Studies Minor and Assistant Professor of Composition and Rhetoric. His research interests include community mediation and nonviolent communication. He teaches PEAC 101 and 401.
Title: Associate Professor
Office: Noble Hall, RM 211
John Baranski is Associate Professor of U.S. History. His research covers social policy and social movements. He is especially interested in the ways that ordinary people participate in the decisions that affect their lives, communities, and world. He teaches Work and Workers, The Vietnam War, and Women in American History
Office: Center of Southwest Studies, RM 278
Dr. David Kozak is Associate Professor of Anthropology. His research ranges from healing song poetics of the Tohono O’odham culture of southern Arizona, to Type 2 diabetes and obesity, to land access issues regarding conflicts over recreational and sacred land use. Collaborative community-based projects are close to Kozak’s heart. He has worked in several Native American communities of southern Arizona, and locally, applying his expertise to assist in problem solving regarding health and well-being matters. He teaches ANTH 210.