Rachel Arteaga is Associate Director of the Simpson Center and Associate Program Director for Reimagining the Humanities PhD and Reaching New Publics, a public scholarship program generously funded by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
Joe Wilson is a Doctoral Candidate in the Department of English, as well as a 2020-2021 Collaborative Mellon Fellow for Reaching New Publics with Rebecca Taylor, who is a Doctoral Student in
Isaac Rivera is a Doctoral Student in the Department of Geography at the University of Washington and Council Member at The Fourth World Center for the study of Indigenous Law and Politics.
Denise Grollmus is a writer, scholar, teacher, web designer, and translator who was the Simpson Center's Communications Manager from 2018-2020.
Having completed her first book, Urbanism and Urbanity: The Spanish Bourgeois Novel and Contemporary Customs (1845-1925) (Bucknell UP) in 2013, Professor Mercer is currently finishing another book manuscript, titled An Incoherent Voyage: Spanish Cinema Pioneers, Between Technophilia
Michelle Habell-Pallán was promoted to full Professor in the Gender, Women & Sexuality Studies Department in Fall 2018. She is an adjunct Professor in Communication and the School of Music.
Megan Ybarra is a 2022-2023 Society of Scholars Fellow.
Liina-Ly Roos received her PhD from the University of Washington, and she taught at the University of Minnesota before joining the GNS. In her teaching and research, she specializes in twentieth to twenty-first century Nordic and Baltic culture with a specific focus on post-WWII and contemporary
C. R. Grimmer is a poet and scholar from Southeast Michigan's Metro-Detroit area. C. R. received their Ph.D. in Literature and Cultural Studies at the University of Washington (UW) as well as their M.F.A. in Creative Writing and M.A.
Kenworthy's work sits at the intersections of medical anthropology, public health, and politics. She has been working and conducting research in southern Africa (Lesotho and South Africa, primarily) since 2005.
Kaitlyn Boulding is a doctoral candidate in the department of Classics. Her dissertation research explores the relationships between craft, cosmological myth, festival cultures, the transmission of knowledge in Hesiod and Plato.
Barbara Krystal is a marine biologist, author and teacher whose canvas is the ocean.
Madison Snider (she/her) is a PhD Candidate in the Department of Communication at the University of Washington - Seattle. Her research intersects feminist science and technology studies (STS), labor studies, and critical infrastructure studies.
Alysse Hotz earned a doctorate from the Department of English in 2022 and was a 2016-2017 Mellon Fellow for Reimagining the Humanities and Reaching New Publics.
Julian Barr is an instructional designer for South Seattle College and a doctoral candidate in Geography at the University of Washington Seattle.
Justin Randolph is Assistant Professor of History at Texas State University. An ACLS Fellow for academic year 2022-2023, he joins the Simpson Center to finish his first book on policing and resistance in rural America.