Faculty Directory

Name

Rebecca Chamberlain

Expertise: literature, writing, storytelling

Related Subjects: Community Field-Based Studies, Literature, Language, and Communication, Consciousness Studies

Marla Elliott

Expertise: performance, voice, community studies

Related Subjects: Community Field-Based Studies, Performing Arts

Marja Eloheimo

Expertise: ethnobotany, environmental and cultural ecology, Indigenous and heritage studies plant studies

Related Subjects: Biological Sciences, Visual Arts, Sustainability Studies, Social Sciences, Environmental Studies/Agriculture, Cultural Studies, Community Field-Based Studies

Interests: Community Herbalism, Gardens, Plant Arts

Rafael Lozano

Expertise: military history, communications, veterans affairs and policy

Related Subjects: Community Field-Based Studies, Social Sciences, Politics and Government

Maria Isabel Morales

Expertise: latinx studies, cultural studies, education

Related Subjects: Community Field-Based Studies, Ethnic Studies, Cultural Studies

Interests: Children migrants stories and children's rights, counter narratives, critical race theory, (Im)migration, qualitative research,

Kate Napolitan

Expertise: teacher education, graphic design

Related Subjects: Community Field-Based Studies, Visual Arts, History

Interests: community-based teacher education, democratic education, public education, social and political foundations of education in the United States, typography and bookmaking.

Joli Sandoz

Expertise: academic and creative nonfiction writing, community studies, analog game design

Related Subjects: Community Field-Based Studies, Politics and Government, Literature, Language, and Communication

Suzanne Simons

Expertise: poetry and literary arts, community studies/Middle East studies, journalism

Related Subjects: Community Field-Based Studies, Literature, Language, and Communication, Consciousness Studies

Interests: Page (literary) and stage (spoken word) poetry as agents of social change locally, regionally, nationally and globally; flexibility of poetry and spoken word to illuminate lives and spark change in various contexts - environmental stewardship, collaborative peace-building across communities and cultures, empowering marginalized communities; mindfulness and movement, beauty and rhythm as tools to strengthen us and broaden community involvement in social change.