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Rice Affiliates


Jose Aranda

Jose Aranda, Rice Affiliate
Associate Professor of English, Rice University
Ph.D., Brown University
Interests: Nineteenth Century /Contemporary Chicano Literature, Early American Literature
Contact: 713-348-2447, aranda@rice.edu


Alex Byrd

Alexander Byrd, Rice Affiliate
Associate Professor of History, Rice University
Ph.D., Duke University
Interests: Afro America, especially Black Life in the Atlantic World and the Jim Crow South
Contact: 713-348-2541, axb@rice.edu


Krista Comer

Krista Comer, Rice Affiliate
Associate Professor of English, Rice University
Ph.D., Brown University
Interests: Contemporary American Literature & Culture, the American West, Feminist Theory, Youth Culture, Race Studies
Contact: 713-348-3207, kcomer@rice.edu


Bridget GormanBridget Gorman, Rice Affiliate
Professor of Sociology, Rice University
Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University
Interests: Racial and Gender Disparities in Physical and Mental Health
Contact: 713-348-4137, bkgorman@rice.edu

Rich Johnson

Richard Johnson, Rice Affiliate
Director of Sustainability, Department of Facilities Engineering and Planning, Rice University
Associate Director, Center for the Study of Environment and Society
B.S., Rice University
M. S., University of Virginia
Contact: 713-348-5003, rrj@rice.edu


Elizabeth Long

Elizabeth Long, Rice Affiliate
Professor of Sociology, Rice University
Ph.D., Brandeis University
Interests: Sociology of Culture, Study of Women and Gender, Social Theory, Qualitative Research Methods
Contact: 713-348-3483, elong@rice.edu


Steve Murdock

Steve Murdock, Rice Affiliate
Professor of Sociology, Rice University
Ph.D., University of Kentucky
Interests: Demography, Social and Applied Demography, Migration, Rural Sociology, and Socioeconomic Impact Assessment
Contact: 713-348-4225, Steve.H.Murdock@rice.edu