Rae Paris is from Carson, California with roots extending to New Orleans. Her writing, research, teaching, and service are layered in land, memory, resistance, Black, Indigenous, and Brown futures, and love.
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.
My work as a scholar and poet is united by a focus on textual materiality—from the surface of the page to the surface of language. My poetry is highly attuned to the texture of words, their resonances and slippages, often drawing on etymology and language play.
Nanya Jhingran is a poet, scholar, and teacher from Lucknow, India, currently living by the coastal margin of the Salish Sea, on the unceded lands of the Coast Salish People upon which the city of Seattle was built.
Julie Stoverink acts as the chief financial officer for the Simpson Center.She works closely with the faculty Director, Simpson Center staff, and CAS administrative team to steward the Center’s diverse financial portfolio, including budget development, revenue forecasting, financia
Sarah Levin-Richardson explores ancient Roman slavery and sexuality at the intersection of material culture and social history, with a 2019 book on Pompeii’s brothel (The Brothel of Pompeii: Sex, Class, and Gender at the Margins of Roman Society), and a new monograph project called T