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Stacy M. Hartman, Director
Bianca C. Williams, Faculty Lead
Professor Williams joined The Graduate Center in 2017 as an associate professor of anthropology. Prior to coming to The Graduate Center, as a professor at the University of Colorado Boulder, she received the 2016 American Anthropological Association and Oxford University Press Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching of Anthropology. She is the author of The Pursuit of Happiness: Black Women, Diasporic Dreams, and the Politics of Emotional Transnationalism. She has demonstrated her commitment to breaking down false barriers between academia and the public through her writing, scholarship, and facilitation of teaching and professionalization workshops for Graduate Center students. She received a PhD in Cultural Anthropology and a graduate certificate in African and African American Studies from Duke University.
Justin Beauchamp, College Assistant
Justin Beauchamp just recently joined The Graduate Center community in Fall 2019 as a PhD student in the Sociology program, where his research interests are related to the role of higher education in the public good. As the College Assistant for the PublicsLab, Justin will be supporting its programming, administration, website, and social media. Prior to The Graduate Center, Justin served in various roles in student life/student affairs at multiple institutions, and has taught undergraduate courses in leadership development, inquiry and critical thinking, and interdisciplinary studies. He holds a master’s degree in College Student Personnel from Bowling Green State University and a bachelor’s degree in Social Identity Development from the University of Connecticut.
Herman Bennett, Professor of History
Duncan Faherty, Associate Professor of English and Director of Early Research Initiatives
Jennifer Furlong, Director of the Office of Career Services
Sarah Hildebrand, Doctoral Candidate in English
Helen Koh, Director of Institutional Giving and Strategic Initiatives
Rachel Kousser, Professor and Executive Officer of Art History
David Olan, Professor of Music and Associate Provost