College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences > Academics > Interdisciplinary Self-Designed Program > Faculty


ISD draws on faculty from throughout many of the university's departments and programs. This page shows some of the faculty who have taught in Core Courses, frequently cross-listed courses and have been active in advising our masters students on their capstone projects.

  • Susan McGury

    Susan McGury, Interim Director

    • Associate Professor, School of Continuing and Professional Studies
    • Phone: (312) 362-6736
    • 14 E. Jackson St
      1501 Daley Building
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  • David Gitomer

    David Gitomer

  • Ted Anton

    Ted Anton

  • Kelly Kessler

    Kelly Kessler

    • Associate Professor, Communication and Media, Digital Communication and Media Arts | Media and Cinema Studies
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  • Amor Kohli

    Amor Kohli

    • Associate Professor and Chair, African and Black Diaspora Studies | Critical Ethnic Studies
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  • Jacqueline Lázu

    Jacqueline Lázu

    • Associate Professor, Modern Languages
    • Associate Dean, College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences
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  • Lucy Xing Lu

    Lucy Xing Lu

    • Professor, Communication and Media, Communication Studies | Digital Communication and Media Arts
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  • Paula McQuade

    Paula McQuade

  • James Montgomery

    James Montgomery

    • Associate Professor and Interim Chair, Health Sciences
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  • Ron Nahser

    Ron Nahser

    • Director, Urban Sustainable Management Programs, Senior Fellow, Institute for Nature and Culture
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  • Heidi Nast

    Heidi Nast

    • Professor, International Studies | Critical Ethnic Studies
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  • Alex Papadopoulos

    Alex Papadopoulos

    • Associate Professor, Geography | Sustainable Urban Development
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  • Francesca Royster

    Francesca Royster

    • Professor, English | Critical Ethnic Studies
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  • Ann Russo

    Ann Russo

    • Associate Professor, Women's and Gender Studies | Peace, Justice, and Conflict Studies | LGBTQ Studies | Critical Ethnic Studies
    • Director, The Women's Center
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  • Peter Vandenberg

    Peter Vandenberg

    • Professor, Writing, Rhetoric and Discourse | New Media Studies
    • Associate Dean, College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences
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  • Barbara Willard

    Barbara Willard

    • Associate Professor, Communication Studies, Communication and Media
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