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Simpson Center for the Humanities

Steering Committee


The Interdisciplinary Committee on Public Scholarship in the Graduate School oversees the Certificate in Public Scholarship.  The Certificate is administered by the School of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences, and governed on a day-to-day basis by the Public Scholarship Steering Committee.

Public Scholarship Steering Committee

  • Michelle Habell-Pallan (Director), Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies, UW Seattle (2016-2019; 2019-2021)
  • Miriam Bartha (Graduate Program Advisor and Administrator), Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences, UW Bothell
  • Bruce Burgett, Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences, UW Bothell, 2016-2019; 2019-2021
  • Leilani Nishime, Communication, UW Seattle, 2016-2019; 2019-2021
  • Andrea Otanez, Communication, UW Seattle, 2016-2019; 2019-2021
  • Sonnet Retman, American Ethnic Studies, UW Seattle, 2016-2019; 2019-2021
  • Ex officio: Ralina Joseph (Communication) and Gina Aaftaab, Center for Communication, Difference, & Equity