Kal Alston

Chair

Kal Alston is professor in Cultural Foundations of Education and in Women’s and Gender Studies at Syracuse University. She is Associate Dean for Academic Programs in the Sch...

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Erica Kohl-Arenas

Faculty Director

Erica Kohl-Arenas is the faculty director of Imagining America and serves on the UC Davis faculty as Associate Professor in the Department of American Studies. Kohl-Arenas bri...

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Mina Matlon

Managing Director

Mina Para Matlon is an arts organizer, researcher, attorney, artist, and cultural equity advocate. Inspired by the spatial and temporal bridge building work of traditional kno...

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KerryAnn O’Meara

On leave 2019-2020 Dr. KerryAnn O’Meara is Professor of Higher Education, Director of the ADVANCE Program for Inclusive Excellence, Affiliate Faculty in Women’s Studie...

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Frederick “Wood” Delahoussaye

Educator, entertainer, emcee, and New Orleans native Frederick “Wood” Delahoussaye has propelled through the elements of artistry, socially engaged interdisciplinary proje...

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Judy Pryor-Ramirez

Judy Pryor-Ramirez is a consultant for higher education institutions and nonprofit organizations. Over the past decade, she has led community engagement efforts at IA member ...

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Shannon Jackson

On leave 2019-2020 Shannon Jackson is the Associate Vice Chancellor for the Arts + Design at UC Berkeley where she is also the Cyrus and Michelle Hadidi Professor of Rhetoric ...

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Carol Zou

Carol Zou is an artist, writer, educator, and cultural organizer who has worked for over a decade on the relationship between arts, culture, community, and activism. Her work ...

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Keitlyn Alcantara

Board Member & PAGE Co-Director

Keitlyn Alcantara is an Anthropology Doctoral Candidate at Vanderbilt University. Raised between US and Mexican worlds, her academic and personal growth has been strongly sh...

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Amy Howard

Amy Howard is assistant vice president of community initiatives and the Bonner Center for Civic Engagement (CCE) and associated faculty in American Studies at the University o...

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Romo

PAGE Co-Director & National Advisory Board Member

Romo (they/them/their) is a first-generation Xicanx doctoral student in Cultural Foundations of Education (CFE) at Syracuse University. They are the co-president of the Schoo...

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Erin Syoen

Operations Manager

Erin Syoen is the Operations Manager for Imagining America. Erin holds a bachelor’s degree in Apparel Merchandising and Design from Illinois State University. She has an ext...

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Jeremy Truong

Communications Specialist

As an undergraduate student at UC Davis, Jeremy Truong was awarded for dedication and involvement in international student mentorship. He then went on to serve as Internationa...

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Mallika Bose

Mallika Bose is an Architect (Jadavpur University, Kolkata – India and School of Planning and Architecture, New Delhi, India) and Urban Planner with a specialization in ...

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Robin Bachin

Robin F. Bachin is the Charlton W. Tebeau Associate Professor of History and Assistant Provost for Civic and Community Engagement at the University of Miami. She received her...

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David Hoffman

David Hoffman is Assistant Director of Student Life for Civic Agency, and an instructor in Political Science, at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC). Building ...

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Carlton Turner

Carlton Turner is the Executive Director of Alternate ROOTS, a regional non-profit arts organization based in the south supporting artists working at the intersection of arts ...

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Lisa Yun Lee

Lisa Yun Lee is the director of the School of Art & Art History at the University of Illinois at Chicago, the visiting curator at the Jane Addams Hull-House Museum, and a...

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Michael Rios

Drawing from theories of collective action, political philosophy, and critical pedagogy, Michael’s scholarship focuses on community engagement, placemaking, spatial governan...

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Paul Schadewald

Paul Schadewald is associate director, Civic Engagement Center, at Macalester College. ...

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Gale Greenlee

PAGE Co-Director

Gale Greenlee is a Ph.D. Candidate in the Department of English and Comparative Literature at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Her research explores the conne...

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Lauren O’Brien

PAGE Co-Director

Lauren O’Brien is currently a PhD student in American Studies at Rutgers University-Newark. Her research concentration is in African-American History/Visual Culture with an ...

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Frances Lee

PAGE Co-Director

Frances Lee is an activist, writer, designer, and public scholar based in Seattle, WA. They employ an analysis of power and knowledge making to create interventions in rigid s...

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