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.
Simpson Center Short Courses Reflect Commitments to Crossdisciplinary Research, Digital Humanities, Public Scholarship
Belinda Qian He is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Comparative Literature, Cinema & Media (CLCM) at the University of Washington.
Ray Jonas is a historian of “the long nineteenth century” which opens with the crisis of the European Old Regime in 1789 and concludes with its collapse in World War One.
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.
Sasha Welland is Associate Professor in Gender, Women & Sexuality Studies, and an affiliated faculty member in Anthropology, China
Shannon Cram is an Assistant Professor in the School of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences at the University of Washington Bothell where she coordinates the Science, Technology, and Society program.
Jeffrey Todd Knight's teaching and research focus on early modern English literature, particularly Shakespeare, and the history of books and reading.
Taylor Soja is a historian of modern Britain who specializes in the histories of war, gender, and empire. Her dissertation examines the lives of a wide variety of British men and women who directly experienced multiple wars in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.
Kathryn Bunn-Marcuse, PhD is the curator of Northwest Native art and director of the Bill Holm Center for the Study of Northwest Native Art at the Burke Museum, and assistant professor of art history at the University of Washington.
Leila K. Norako specializes in late medieval literature and culture, with particular interests in Middle English romance, crusades literature, and matters of Otherness and alterity.
Ying-Hsiu Chou's research interests focus on interdisciplinary approaches to Chinese fiction, film, and popular culture, with emphasis on genre, gender, cross-media adaptation, and transcultural encounter.
Rachel is a PhD Candidate in the Department of English at the University of Washington and a teaching assistant in English and American Ethnic Studies. She completed her BA in English and received an MA in Digital Humanities from University College London.
Dr. Dahya’s research explores the social and cultural context of digital media production and use with a focus on learning contexts and non-dominant communities.
Verena Kick’s scholarship encompasses 20th century German modernism, film, and digital humanities.
alma khasawnih was a 2017-2018 Mellon Collaborative Fellow for Reaching New Publics. alma researches access to the street in post-colonial and settler-colonial nation-states as a site of understanding and articulating access to citizenship.
Tad Hirsch is Professor of Art + Design at Northeastern University, where he conducts research and creative practice at the intersection of design, engineering, and social justice.
K. Mehmet Kentel is an urban and environmental historian of late Ottoman Istanbul, and the Research Projects Manager at Istanbul Research Institute.
P. Joshua Griffin is an environmental anthropologist working at the intersections of Indigenous studies, political ecology, critical social science, and the human dimensions of climate change.
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.
Juliet Shields works on the on the intersections among nationality, gender, and race in eighteenth- and nineteenth-century British and American literature.
Smith is an associate professor in the Department of French and Italian Studies at the University of Washington.
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.
Li entered the PhD program in Cinema and Media Studies in 2019. His research, bouncing between media and environment, explores energy humanities through the approaches in media studies. He is also interested in topics in design, historiography of cinema, and social justice.
Hope St. John is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Anthropology studying photographic practice in contemporary Qingdao.
Ayda's research interests center around forced migration studies, critical humanitarian studies, and anthropology of religion. Ayda has currently finalized her field research in Gaziantep, Turkey.
Sarah Choi is 2022-2023 Digital Humanities Summer Fellow.
Caitlin Postal earned her doctorate from the Department of English in 2022, where she studied Middle English literature and medieval material culture.
Anjuli Joshi Brekke earned her Ph.D. in Communication at the University of Washington.
Leah Rubinsky is a 2022-2023 Society of Scholars Fellow and a 2022-2023 Digital Humanities Summer Fellow.
Anna Preus is a 2022-2023 Digital Humanities Summer Fellow.
Jasmine Mahmoud is Assistant Professor of Theatre History and Performance Studies at the University of Washington, with an affiliate appointment in Art History.
Sonia De La Cruz is an Assistant Professor in Communication and Media Production at the University of Washington, Tacoma. Her scholarship centers on media for social justice, international and development communication, and critical media practice.
Andreas P. Bassett is a doctoral candidate in the Department of English at the University of Washington, where he studies early modern literature and book history. His specific research interests include Elizabethan and Jacobean drama and the print industry of early modern London.
Sarah Moore is a doctoral candidate at the University of Washington, where she studies late medieval romance and early modern drama.
Samantha Thompson is a feminist urban geographer and doctoral candidate in the Department of Geography at the University of Washington, Seattle. Her dissertation explores the role of care in housing through an examination of the history of tenant protections in Seattle, WA and Vancouver, BC.
Julian Barr is an instructional designer for South Seattle College and a doctoral candidate in Geography at the University of Washington Seattle.
Kathryn Bunn-Marcuse, PhD, is curator of Northwest Native art and director of the Bill Holm Center at the Burke Museum, and associate professor of art history at the University of Washington.