National Advisory Board

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KAL ALSTON

Chair

Kal Alston is professor in Cultural Foundations of Education and in Women’s and Gender Studies at Syracuse University. …more.

PAUL SCHADEWALD

Vice Chair

Paul Schadewald is the Senior Program Director for Community-Based Learning and Scholarship at Macalester College. He is based in the Civic Engagement Center, the Institute for Global Citizenship at Macalester College. …more.

Keitlyn Alcantara

Board Member & PAGE Co-Director

Keitlyn Alcantara received her Ph.D. in Anthropology at Vanderbilt University in 2020, and is currently an Assistant Professor in the Anthropology department at Indiana University, Bloomington. …more.

Robin Bachin

Board Member

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.. …more.

Mallika Bose

Board Member

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 Environment-Behavior Studies. …more.

Mari Castañeda

Board Member

Mari Castañeda, professor of communication and associate dean for equity and inclusion in the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, is the new dean of the Commonwealth Honors College at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.  …more.

Frederick “Wood” Delahoussaye

Board Member

Educator, entertainer, emcee, and New Orleans native Frederick “Wood” Delahoussaye has propelled through the elements of artistry, socially engaged interdisciplinary projects and entertainment for almost two decades. …more.

Laura Harjo

Board Member

Dr. Laura Harjo received an appointment at The University of New Mexico’s School of Architecture and Planning in 2013.  …more.

David Hoffman

Board Member

David Hoffman is Director of the Center for Democracy and Civic Life at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC).  …more.

Amy Howard

Board Member

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 of Richmond. …more.

Jeff Hou

Board Member

Jeffrey Hou, PhD, is Professor of Landscape Architecture and the Director of Urban Commons Lab at the University of Washington, Seattle. …more.

Judy Pryor-Ramirez

Board Member

Judy Pryor-Ramirez is a consultant for higher education institutions and nonprofit organizations. …more.

Michael Rios

Board Member

Michael Rios was appointed Vice Provost of Public Scholarship at UC Davis in July 2019. As Vice Provost, Michael is leading university-wide efforts to recognize public scholarship in research, teaching, and creative practice. …more.

Robyn Rodriguez

Board Member

Dr. Robyn Magalit Rodriguez is currently professor and chair of Asian American Studies at the University of California, Davis.  …more.

Carlton Turner

Board Member

Carlton Turner works across the country as a performing artist, arts advocate, policy shaper, lecturer, consultant, and facilitator. …more.

Carol Zou

Board Member

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. …more.

Paulina Camacho Valencia

Board Member & PAGE Co-Director

Paulina Camacho Valencia is an interdisciplinary artist, educator, and scholar. Paulina found a home on the south side of Chicago after she and her family immigrated from central Mexico. …more.