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Steering Committee

Nancy Anderson
Associate Director, Residential Academic Initiatives

Kelly Benkert
Director, Leadership & Community Engagement

Jabbar Bennett
Associate Provost & Chief Diversity Officer

Dana Bozeman
Associate Director, Graduate Student Engagement in TGS

Geraldo Cadava
Associate Professor, History; One Book Faculty Chair

Nancy Cambron Perez
Program Manager, Norris University Center

Diane Claussen
Managing Director, Wirtz Center for the Performing Arts

Nancy Cunniff
Director, One Book One Northwestern

Christopher Davidson
Campus & Community Engagement Librarian; User Experience

Robert Donahue
Associate Director, Center for Civic Engagement

Nikki Dunham
Assistant Director, Residential Life

James Farr
Director, Chicago Field Studies Program

Gary Fine
James E. Johnson Professor of Sociology

Kaitlin Fine
Associate Company Manager, “Hamilton: An American Musical”

Caitlin Fitz
Assistant Professor, History

Joanna Grisinger
Associate Professor & Director of Undergraduate Studies, Legal Studies

Leslie Harris
Professor, History

Patricia Hilkert
Director, New Student & Family Programs

Alex Johnson
Program Assistant, Center for Civic Engagement

Eugene Lowe
Assistant to the President, President's Office

Kate Masur
Associate Professor, History

Julie Lee Merseth
Assistant Professor, Political Science

Quinn Mulroy
Assistant Professor, Human Development & Social Policy

Laura Beth Nielsen
Professor of Sociology; Director of Legal Studies

Daphne Nwankpa
Administrative Assistant, Multicultural Student Affairs

Mike Peshkin
Professor, Mechanical Engineering

Nsombi Ricketts
Assistant Provost of Diversity & Inclusion

Rosie Roche
Northwestern Arts Manager, Kaplan Institute

Nancy Ruggeri
Director of Graduate & Postdoctoral Programs, Searle Center

Heather Schoenfeld
Assistant Professor, Human Development & Social Policy

Peter Slevin
Associate Professor, Medill School of Journalism, Media, & Integrated Marketing Communications

Juliet Sorensen
Harry R. Horrow Professor in International Law

Timothy Stevens
Chaplain, University Chaplain

Chloe Thurston
Assistant Professor, Political Science

Jerry Tietz
Director of Concert Management, Bienen School of Music

Lauren Watkins
Engagement Manager, Block Museum

Ivy Wilson
Associate Professor, English

Jessica Winegar
Associate Professor, Anthropology; Interim Director, Kaplan Institute

Clyde Yancy
Vice Dean for Diversity & Inclusion; Chief of Cardiology, Feinberg School of Medicine

Harvey Young
Chair of Theatre; Director, Interdisciplinary PhD Program in Theatre & Drama

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