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American Studies

Our Faculty


The American Studies Program is interdisciplinary, drawing on faculty from across a wide range of academic departments including: Anthropology, Art History, Communication Studies, Economics, Education, English, History, Music, Political Science, Sociology, and Theatre.  Robert Bednar, PhD is the Chair of the program. 

  • Bob Bednar

    Associate Professor of Communication Studies
    (512) 863-1440
    Olin 119