ADVANCING EQUITY AND INNOVATION IN HIGHER EDUCATION

Team

William Arguelles

Research Assistant to Dr. Cathy Davidson

Tysean Bucknor

Fellow-in-Residence

Jackie Cahill

Program Coordinator

Coline Chevrin

HASTAC Scholars Co-Director

cathy N. Davidson

Founding Director, Faculty Co-Chair, and Chancellor’s Senior Advisor

Shelly Eversley

Faculty Co-Chair

Jasmine Francois

Research Assistant to Dr. Shelly Eversley

Megan Henriquez

Communications Director

Beiyi Hu

Outreach Manager

Roderick Hurley

Assistant Director

Christina Katopodis

Senior Researcher

Celi Lebron

Budget Manager

Chris McGuinness

Director of Information Technology

Lauren Melendez

CUNY Peer Leaders Director

Kelsey MilIan

CUNY Peer Leaders Facilitator

Adashima Oyo

Executive Director

Parisa Setayesh

HASTAC Scholars Co-Director

2023–2024 Faculty Fellows

2024–2025 Faculty Fellows

2022–2023 Faculty Fellows

2023 Advisory Board

Futures Initiative Faculty Co-Chairs

  • Cathy N. Davidson
  • Shelly Eversley

CUNY Student Rep

  • Roderick Hurley

Baruch College, CUNY

  • Shelly Eversley

Borough of Manhattan Community College, CUNY

  • David Caicedo
  • Rosario Torres-Guevara

Bronx Community College, CUNY

  • Prithi Kanakamedala

Brooklyn College, CUNY

  • Erika Niwa

College of Staten Island, CUNY

  • Matt Brim
  • Michael Mandiberg
  • Ananya Mukherjea

CUNY Graduate Center, CUNY

  • Herman Bennett
  • Claire Bishop
  • Colette Daiute
  • Michelle Fine
  • Ruth Wilson Gilmore
  • Jonathan W. Gray
  • Wendy Luttrell
  • Ruth Milkman
  • Amber Jamilla Musser
  • Michael Orlando Sharpe

CUNY School of Law

  • Eduardo R.C. Capulong

CUNY School of Public Health

  • P. Christopher Palmedo

Guttman Community College

  • Andrea Morrell

LaGuardia Community College, CUNY

  • Jason Hendrickson
  • Karen Miller

Lehman College, CUNY

  • Sarah Ohmer

Medgar Evers College, CUNY 

  • Mudiwa Pettus

New York City College of Technology, CUNY

  • Javiela Evangelista

Queens College, CUNY

  • Duncan Faherty

The City College of New York, CUNY

  • Claude Brathwaite
  • Katherine Chen
  • Amita Gupta

York College, CUNY

  • Michael Oralndo Sharpe

Past Administration

  • Katina Rogers, Futures Initiative Co-Director and HASTAC Director of Programs and Administration, 2014-21

Past Graduate and Postdoctoral Fellows

  • Silvia Rivera Alfaro, 2023
  • Hilary Wilson, 2022-2023
  • Shaun Lin, 2020-2023
  • Dasharah Green, 2022
  • Sham Habteselasse, 2021
  • Jessica Fletcher, 2022
  • Kashema Hutchinson, 2017-2022
  • Gustavo Jiménez, 2018-2021
  • Chinyere Okafor, 2021
  • Nik Valdez, 2021
  • Jessie Fredlund, 2020-2021
  • Tatiana Ades, 2020-2021
  • Cihan Tekay, 2019-2021
  • Adashima Oyo, 2018-2021
  • Christina Katopodis, 2017-2020
  • Michael Epstein, 2019-2020
  • Jessica Murray, 2016-2019
  • Sujung Kim, Ph.D., Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow, 2017-23
  • Kitana Ananda, Ph.D., Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow, 2016-2018
  • Thomas DeAngelis, Graduate Fellow, 2016
  • Michael Dorsch, Graduate Fellow, 2014-2016
  • Michael Lewis Epstein, Graduate Fellow, 2019-2020
  • Raven Gomez, HASTAC Scholars Coordinator, Fall 2018
  • Allison Guess, Graduate Fellow, 2015-2018
  • Christina Katopodis, Graduate Fellow, 2017-2020
  • Michelle Morales, Graduate Fellow, 2016-2018
  • Jessica Murray, Graduate Fellow, 2016-2019
  • Mike Rifino, Graduate Fellow, 2015-2018
  • Danica Savonick, Graduate Fellow, 2014-2017
  • Lisa Tagliaferri, Graduate Fellow, 2014-2016
  • Frances Tran, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Fellow and Interim Associate Director, 2017-2018
  • Siqi Tu, Graduate Fellow, 2018-2020
  • Kalle Westerling, Graduate Fellow, 2014-2018

Past Faculty Fellows

Past Teaching Fellows

  • Hilarie Ashton, English, Queens College
  • Ryan Donovan, Theater, Hunter College
  • Janey Flanagan, Urban Education/E-learning, Borough of Manhattan Community College
  • Esther Michelle Gabay, English, Kingsborough Community College
  • Maria Greene, Urban Education/Chemistry, Borough of Manhattan Community College
  • Richard Lissemore, Speech, Language, Hearing Science, Lehman College
  • Evan Misshula, Criminal Justice, John Jay College of Criminal Justice
  • Irene Morrison-Moncure, Classics, Hunter College
  • Rachel Oppenheimer, Urban Education/High-School Equivalency, La Guardia Community College
  • Natalie Oshukany, Music, City College
  • Danica Savonick, English, Queens College
  • Hallie Scott, Art History, Brooklyn College

Past Embedded Librarian Fellows

  • Shawn(ta) Smith-Cruz, The Graduate Center, CUNY

Past Visiting Scholars

  • Patrik Svensson, Professor of Humanities and Information Technology at Umeå University

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