Cohort 1 (2014-15)

Organizers

Daina Berry, associate professor in the Departments of History and African and African Diaspora Studies, College of Liberal Arts

Cherise Smith, associate professor in the Departments of African and African Diaspora Studies and Art History; director of the John L. Warfield Center for African and African Diaspora Studies

Fellows

Jennifer Keys Adair, assistant professor in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction, College of Education

Megan Alrutz, assistant professor in the Department of Theatre and Dance, College of Fine Arts

Dawna Ballard, associate professor in the Department of Communication Studies, Moody College of Communication

Charlotte Canning, professor in the Department of Theatre and Dance, College of Fine Arts

Kevin Cokley, professor in the Departments of Educational Psychology, College of Education, African and African Diaspora Studies; director of the Institute for Urban Policy Research & Analysis, College of Liberal Arts

Melissa Graebner, associate professor in the Department of Management, McCombs School of Business

Kali Nicole Gross, associate professor and associate chair in the Department of African and African Diaspora Studies, College of Liberal Arts

Lisa Moore, professor in the Department of English and the Center for Women's and Gender Studies, College of Liberal Arts

Stephennie Mulder, assistant professor in the Department of Art and Art History, College of Fine Arts

Domino Perez, associate professor in the Departments of English and Mexican American and Latina/o Studies, director of the Center for Mexican American Studies, College of Liberal Arts

Christen Smith, associate professor in the Departments of Anthropology and African and African Diaspora Studies, College of Liberal Arts

Shannon Speed, associate professor in the Department of Anthropology; director of Native American & Indigenous Studies, College of Liberal Arts

Sharmila Rudrappa, associate professor in the Department of Sociology; director of the Center for Asian American Studies, College of Liberal Arts

Sonia Seeman, associate professor in the Department of Middle Eastern Studies, College of Liberal Arts; and the School of Music, College of Fine Arts

Eric Tang, associate professor in the Department of African and African Diaspora Studies; faculty fellow of the Institute for Urban Policy Research, and Analysis and the Division of Diversity and Community Engagement

Lisa Thompson, associate professor of African and African Diaspora Studies; associate director of the John L. Warfield Center for African and African American Studies, College of Liberal Arts

Shirley Thompson, associate professor in the Departments of American Studies and African and African Diaspora Studies, College of Liberal Arts

Jennifer Wilks, associate professor in the Departments of English and African and African Diaspora Studies, College of Liberal Arts

Graduate Research Assistant

Rose Salseda, doctoral student in the Department of Art and Art History, College of Fine Arts