Featured Faculty: Steve Caruso

Steve Caruso

  Inspiring, passionate, enthusiastic, and motivational: these are just a few of the words former graduate teaching assistants (TAs) used to describe UMBC Biological Sciences senior lecturer Steven Caruso, Ph.D. “For me he is an example of commitment, motivation and love towards teaching,” said Margarita Correa Mendez, who was previously Dr. Caruso’s TA.“He is very creative and his class is unique in […]

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Featured Course: Studies in Popular Culture

Popular Culture

What do Netflix, Scandal, Twitter and Street Fighter all have in common? They’re all part of the mass-mediated universe of celebrities, film, television, and video games that make up American popular culture. In AMST 325: Studies in Popular Culture, students explore this mass-mediated universe in to examine the many ways that it shapes how Americans see their world and themselves. […]

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