Michigan State University
Michigan State University
Citizen Scholars
Faculty Advisory Board
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Faculty Facilitators 

babana.jpgDr. Babana-Hampton
Associate Professor of French in the Department of Romance and Classical Studies. Research and teaching interests include Francophone postcolonial studies;theories of narrative, representation, and inter-art dialogue in relation to questions of gender, cultural memory & the modern notion of agency. Areas of interest as a Faculty Facilitator are Immigration/Refugee Issues, Art Education (Art as Intervention), and Race/Ethnicity/Religion; also can assist with Civic Engagement, Environmental Issues & Feminisms/Genders/Sexualities.

   

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Dunn is a visual artist (painting) in the Department of Art, Art History, and Design. Her narrative figure paintings respond to storytelling traditions that span from the magical realism of Gabriel Garcia Marquez to David Lynch's non-linear films.
Her main area of interest as a Faculty Facilitator is "Art Education (Art as Intervention)." She can also direct students to colleagues in her department who are artists/activists dealing with issues pertaining to all of the remaining categories.

  

bd052489f9d82486549038784422c759_f385.jpgDr. Christian Lotz
Professor of Post-Kantian European philosophy in the Department of Philosophy. His current research and teaching interests are in classical German phenomenology, critical theory, Marx, Marxism, aesthetics, and contemporary European political philosophy; web: christianlotz.com
His main areas of interest as a Faculty Facilitator are Immigration/Refugee Issues and Art Education (Art as Intervention).

 

DavidMedai.jpgDr. David Medai
Professor in the Department of Writing, Rhetoric, and American Cultures. His current research and teaching interests consider ways to leverage the learning potential of failure and intercultural-learning pedagogy. Areas of interest as a Faculty Facilitator for CS students are Civic Engagement, Art as Intervention, and Race/Ethnicity/Religion.

  

 

DionneODell.jpgDr. Dionne O'Dell
Instructor in both the MSU Department of Theatre and the Arts & Cultural Management Program for the College of Arts and Letters. Her teaching interests include arts integration, puppetry, children’s theatre, and the development of theatrical work specifically for students with ASD and other developmental diagnoses. She also teaches marketing, arts education, and development & fundraising for the arts. Her main area of interest as a faculty facilitator is theatre and social justice/ drama and performance as social and political intervention.

 

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Dr. Emery Petchauer
Associate Professor of literature & culture in the Department of English & in the College of Education. He is also coordinator of the Secondary English Education program. His teaching and research interests include hip-hop studies, teacher development, justice-oriented teaching, urban education, and high-stakes testing.
His main areas of interest as a Faculty Facilitator for CS students are Art Education (Art as Intervention) and Race/Ethnicity/Religion. 

 

Morgan Shipley photo.jpgDr. Morgan Shipley
Academic Specialist and Academic Advisor in the Department of Religious Studies. His current research and teaching interests include Religion & American Culture, New Religious Movements, Mysticism & Esotericism, Religious Pluralism, and Religious Subcultures and Identities. His main areas of interest as a Faculty Facilitator for CS students are Civic Engagement, Race/Ethnicity/Religion, and Feminisms/Genders/Sexualities.

 

72b97cc3d27f76935bb59195ac8ba41d_f196.jpgDr. Camelia Suleiman 
Assistant Professor of Arabic Studies in the Department of Linguistics and Languages. Her research and teaching interests include issues of language and identity in Arabic contexts.
Her main interests as Faculty Facilitator for CS students are refugee issues and race, ethnicity and religion. 
  
 

Student Advisory Board 

Katrina Carulla Studio Art
Abigail Crick English 
Claire Gault Professional Writing 
Isabel Humphrey-Phillips Art History & Visual Culture 
Miranda Kalinowski English 
Christian Keathley Humanities-Prelaw 
Molly Killingbeck Art History 
Samuel Meade Theatre 
Lindsey Mutz Film Studies 
Kelly Phalen Graphic Design 
Mariah Tedder English
Cyrin Watson English 
Triniti Watson Interdisciplinary Humanities
Justin Wentland Theatre