At the center of the Department's research are two large themes: the cultures of everyday life and cultural constructions of identity and difference. Learn about our research projects here.


Undergraduate and graduate education is a core focus of the Department. Faculty and graduate instructors have been recognized as leaders both on campus and internationally.

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Contributions in support of AMST are always welcome. Your generous donation can benefit teaching and research, as well as fund students through scholarships like the John Caughey Fund.


The button below links to current and upcoming courses in American Studies and U.S. Latina/o Studies. More information is available at Testudo, including available seats for each class.


AMST is one of the nation's oldest and best regarded. AMST majors will develop a variety of skills. And with the skills you acquire allows you to apply knowledge in many exciting areas.