Faculty & Staff

Program Directors
Charles Kennedy, Politics & International Affairs, ckennedy@wfu.edu
Raisur Rahman, History, rahmanmr@wfu.edu
Charles Wilkins, History, wilkincl@wfu.edu

Affiliated Faculty
Jumana Al-Ahmad, Arabic, alahmajs@wfu.edu
Lina Benabdullah, Politics & International Affairs, benabdl@wfu.edu
Thomas Brister, Politics & International Affairs, bristet@wfu.edu
Michaelle Browers, Politics & International Affairs, browerm@wfu.edu
Elizabeth ClendinningMusic, clendiea@wfu.edu
Chanchal Dadlani, Art, dadlani@wfu.edu
Neil DeVotta, Politics & International Affairs, devottn@wfu.edu
Steven Folmar, Anthropology, folmarsj@wfu.edu
Omaar Hena, English, henao@wfu.edu
Kenneth Hoglund, Religion, hoglund@wfu.edu
Eranda Jayawickreme, Psychology, jayawide@wfu.edu
Peter Knapczyk, Hindi-Urdu, knapczp@wfu.edu
Jayati Lal, Women’s, Gender, & Sexuality, lalj@wfu.edu
Darlene May, Arabic, maydr@wfu.edu
Anandra Mitra, Communication, ananda@wfu.edu
Ahmad. Z.Obiedat, Arabic, obiedaaz@wfu.edu
Monique O’Connell, History, oconneme@wfu.edu 
Tanisha Ramachandran, Religion, ramacht@wfu.edu
Penny Sinanoglou, History, sinanopj@wfu.edu
Barry Trachtenburg, History, trachtbc@wfu.edu
Nelly van Doorn-Harder, Religion, vandoopa@wfu.edu 
Neal Walls, Divinity School, wallsnh@wfu.edu
Jarrod Whitaker, Religion, whitakjl@wfu.edu 
Kimberly Wortmann, Religions, wortmakt@wfu.edu

Fulbright Language Teaching Assistants for 2020-2021
Maram Ahmed, Arabic
Tabinda Sadiq, Hindi-Urdu

Administrative Support
Acacia Fike-Nelson, Academic Coordinator, fikenea@wfu.edu