Affiliated Letters, Arts and Sciences Faculty

Affiliated Letters, Arts and Sciences Faculty

JAMES BERKEY
Assistant Professor of English and Director of the Writing Studio
B.A. Keene State College; M.A., Ph.D., Indiana University – Bloomington
Scholarly/Research Interests: 19th- and 20th-Century American Literature; war literature; print culture, periodical studies, and the history of the book; American Studies; and writing studies.
Joined campus faculty in 2015.
Email: jhb5255@psu.edu

KIMBERLY BLOCKETT
Associate Professor of English
B.A., Eastern Michigan University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison
Scholarly/Research Interests: 19th and 20th century African American literature, women's writing, trans-Atlantic and diaspora studies, and travel literature.
Joined campus faculty in 2001.
Email: kdb13@psu.edu

STEPHEN CIMBALA
Distinguished Professor of Political Science
B.A., Penn State University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin (Madison)
Recipient of the Milton S. Eisenhower Award for Distinguished Teaching in 1995.
Scholarly/Research Interests: International politics, foreign and defense policy, military strategy, arms control, peacekeeping.
Joined campus faculty in l973.
Email: sjc2@psu.edu

JULIE GALLAGHER
Associate Professor of History and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
B.A., Fordham University, M.A. University of Michigan, Ph.D., University of Massachusetts, Certificate in International Relations, Columbia University.
Scholarly Research Interests: comparative study of grassroots activists from various who seized or created opportunities for transnational human rights activism from the 1940s through 2005, U.S. social and political history, U.S. women's and gender history, African American history, U.S. in a global context, and American Studies.
Joined campus facuty in 2007.
Email: jag63@psu.edu

PAUL GREENE
Associate Professor of Ethnomusicology and Integrative Arts.
B.A., Harvard University, Ph.D. University of Pennsylvania
Scholarly/Research Interests: Ethnomusicological research situated at a growing interdisciplinary juncture between popular music studies and anthropological folklore.
Joined campus faculty part-time in 1993, full time 1997.
Email: pdg4@psu.edu

PATRICIA HILLEN
Assistant Teaching Professor of English
B.A., Fairfield University; M.A., Villanova University
Scholarly/Research Interests: creative non-fiction; writing process; contemporary American literature and pop culture.
Joined campus faculty part-time in 1995, full time 1998.
Email: pah14@psu.edu

DAVID MACAULEY
Associate Professor of Philosophy and Environmental Studies
B.A. (with Highest Honors), College of William and Mary; M.A., Ph.D., State University of New York at Stony Brook; University of Tubingen; New School for Social Research
Scholarly/Research Interests: Ethics, Environmental Philosophy, Continental Philosophy, and Philosophy of Technology.
Joined campus faculty in 2003.
Email: dmm53@psu.edu