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Passionate Teaching in the Research Environment | Participants

July 13–17, 2020 at the National Humanities Center

OVERVIEW SPEAKERS PARTICIPANTS

We are pleased to welcome this year’s cohort. Each participant was nominated based on their interest and expertise in teaching and learning in the undergraduate classroom. They represent a range of disciplines and stages in their PhD programs. In addition to professional growth, participants will develop strong interdisciplinary networks to support their research and careers.


  • Hannah Abrahamson

    History, Emory University


  • Khaleel Abusal

    English, Texas Tech University


  • Lindsay Adams

    English, Saint Louis University


  • Dauda Adamu

    Religion, Rice University


  • Danah Alfailakawi

    Comparative Literature, University of California, Irvine


  • Anna Barritt

    English, University of Oklahoma


  • Samantha Baugus

    English, University of Florida


  • Robert Bedingfield

    History, University of North Carolina at Greensboro


  • Benjamin Brewer

    Philosophy, Emory University


  • Garrett Bunyak

    History and Sociology, Georgia Institute of Technology


  • Brian Campbell

    History, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


  • Brian Cannon

    South Asia Studies and History, University of Pennsylvania


  • Henry Tarco Carrera

    Modern Languages and Classics, University of Alabama


  • Nina Cook

    English, Rice University


  • Jessica Cory

    English, University of North Carolina at Greensboro


  • Katherine Cosby

    History, University of California, Irvine


  • Pedro Daher

    Comparative Literature, University of California, Irvine


  • Meghalee Das

    English, Texas Tech University


  • Christie Debelius

    English, Indiana University


  • Sean Ettinger

    History, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


  • Daniel Fladager

    English, Indiana University


  • Robert Flahive

    Alliance for Social, Political, Ethical, and Cultural Thought (ASPECT), Virginia Tech


  • Cheryl Frazier

    Philosophy, University of Oklahoma


  • Jorge García-Granados

    Romance Languages, University of Georgia


  • Cynthia Guo

    Psychology, Emory University


  • Leah Haynes

    English, University of North Carolina at Greensboro


  • Chaney Hill

    English, Rice University


  • Shima Hosseininasab

    Public History, North Carolina State University


  • Cicely Hunter

    American Studies Department, Saint Louis University


  • Savannah Jensen

    English, Unversity of Georgia


  • Tori Jessen

    History, University of Alabama


  • Kasey Jones-Matrona

    English, University of Oklahoma


  • Kurtis Kelley

    History, University of Illinois


  • Courtney Kersten

    Literature, University of California, Santa Cruz


  • Andrew King

    Theology, University of Notre Dame


  • Bryson Kisner

    History, Rice University


  • Hitkarsh Kumar

    Philosophy, Rice University


  • Kristen Laciste

    History of Art and Visual Culture, University of California, Santa Cruz


  • Samantha Lack

    History, Texas Tech University


  • Sharee Langenstein

    English, Rhetoric and Composition, Saint Louis University


  • Yerko Sepulveda Larraguibel

    Classical and Modern Languages and Literatures, Texas Tech University


  • Elena Lesley

    Anthropology, Emory University


  • Patricia Lewis

    Sociology, Emory University


  • Nicholas Lewis

    History, Saint Louis University


  • Katharine Lindquist

    Anthropology, Emory University


  • Jennifer Lopatin

    English, Indiana University, Bloomington


  • Victoria Machado

    Religion, University of Florida


  • Elizabeth Matsushita

    History, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


  • Alexander Lowe McAdams

    English, Rice University


  • Alexyss McClellan-Ufugusuku

    History, University of California, Santa Cruz


  • Kelly McKisson

    English, Rice University


  • Laurie Medford

    History, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


  • Alexandra Moore

    History of Art and Visual Culture, University of California, Santa Cruz


  • Jo Cora Moore

    History, North Carolina State University


  • Savannah Murray

    English, Virginia Tech


  • Carolina Ortega

    History, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


  • Yao Pei

    German Studies, University of California, Irvine


  • Zachary Peterson

    English, East Carolina University


  • Antoinette Rochester

    Middle, Secondary, and K–12 Education, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


  • Francesca Romeo

    Film and Digital Media, University of California, Santa Cruz


  • Jose Luis Ruiz

    Spanish and Portuguese, Vanderbilt University


  • Sarah Sawicki

    Health Care Ethics, Saint Louis University


  • Charles Schmidt

    Religion, Rice University


  • Renee Shelby

    History and Sociology, Georgia Institute of Technology


  • Rachel Shields

    English Literature, Saint Louis University


  • Meleia Simon-Reynolds

    History, University of California, Santa Cruz


  • Madelyn Stone

    History, Emory University


  • Matthew Tedford

    History of Art and Visual Culture, University of California, Santa Cruz


  • Katerina Traut

    Political Science, Vanderbilt University


  • Mary Truglia

    English, Indiana University, Bloomington


  • Darby Vickers

    Philosophy, University of California, Irvine


  • Kirstin Wagner

    Literature, University of California, Santa Cruz


  • Kelsey Walker

    History, University of North Carolina at Greensboro


  • Sarah Warren

    Philosophy, Emory University


  • Carlie Wetzel

    English and Comparative Literature, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


  • Kimberly Williams

    English, University of Florida


  • Eugenia Zavaleta

    Anthropology, Vanderbilt University