Danielle Sarver Coombs, associate professor in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication, is an author, media commentator, and consultant on areas related to sports, politics, and the politics of sport. She earned her Ph.D. in mass communication and public affairs from Louisiana State University in 2007.
Particular research interests in the translation and study of contemporary Hispanic literature (especially the Generations of 1898 and 1927, contemporary Spanish American poetry and fiction, and Hispanic women writers) translation theory, and the pedagogy of translation.
My research primarily concerns the social structure of urban spaces and the role of neighborhoods in mediating a variety of outcomes linked to race, gender, social class, community capacity, and civic engagement.My research primarily concerns the social structure of urban spaces and the role of neighborhoods in mediating a variety of outcomes linked to race, gender, social class, community capacity, and civic engagement.
Named the Director of LGBTQ and Women's Studies and the Director developing the Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality by the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences.
Recent Video Documentaries:
"Highland Lives," director, executive producer, camera and editor, (2014), 28 min.
"Country Crush," director, executive producer, editor, director of photography, camera and sound, (2009), 58 min.
Carol Maier is Professor Emerita of Spanish and Translation Studies at Kent State University, where she is affiliated with the Institute for Applied Linguistics. Her research interests include translation criticism, theory, practice, and pedagogy. She has translated work by Nuria Amat, Octavio Armand, Rosa Chacel, Nivaria Tejera, Severo Sarduy, and María Zambrano, among others.