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Prof. Rachel Buff and daughter Ruby

Rachel Ida Buff, Associate Professor
Office: Holton Hall, Room 388
Phone: (414) 229-6483

Ph.D., University of Minnesota, American Studies, 1995

Research Interests:
im/migration: policy, history, popular culture; critical race theory; cultures of U.S. imperialism; cultural studies; gender, sexuality, and mapping the global Cold War

Teaching Interests:
Ethnic and im/migration studies; cultural history

Other Relevant Activities:
Director, Ethnic Studies

Recent Publications:
"Harry S. Truman, Immigration and Ethnicity at an Imperial Moment," forthcoming in Harry's Farewell: Commentaries on the Historical Significance of the Truman Presidency, Richard S. Kirkendall, ed., Columbia, MO: University of Missouri Press.

"Denizenship as Transnational Practice: Im/migration, Citizenship and Empire in and around the Post-1945 U.S." forthcoming in The Transformation of Public Culture: Assessing the Politics of Diversity, Democracy, and Community in the United States, 1890 to the Present, Marguerite Shaffer, ed.

"Notes of a Defector: Teaching after 9/11", Politics and Culture, 2002, Issue 4.