Prof. Ben Chappell

Associate Professor
Primary office:
213P Bailey Hall

Ph.D. University of Texas at Austin


Teaching Interests

  • Ethnography
  • Cultural Studies
  • Research Methods
  • Globalization
  • American Identities
  • Class
  • U.S. Latina/os

Research Interests

  • Mexican America, popular culture, cultural politics, everyday life, lowriders, softball.

Current Classes:
AMS 332, The United States in Global Context
AMS 345, Cultural Studies

Upcoming Events
Hall Center Humanities Lecture Series

A forum for interdisciplinary dialogue between renowned speakers, the university and the surrounding communities.
Schedule of Lectures


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