People – Williams College

Williams Just Futures Grant Team

Christine DeLucia (Co-PI), Associate Professor of History

Joy James (Co-PI), Ebenezer Fitch Professor of Humanities

Leticia S.E. Haynes (Co-PI), Vice President for Institutional Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Tom Van Winkle, Executive Director, Williams-Mystic Coastal and Ocean Studies Program

Selamawit D. Terrefe, Mellon Just Futures Fellow, American Studies Program

We deeply appreciate the contributions to this collective work from many colleagues within and beyond Williams College, including staff members in the Office of Institutional Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (particularly Pathways for Inclusive Excellence and Davis Center); Library and Archives/Special Collections; Oakley Center; Dean of Faculty, particularly Grants Office; Alumni; Communications; Human Resources.

Affiliated Faculty–Curricular Enhancement Grantees

José A. Constantine (Curricular Enhancement Grantee), Associate Professor of Geosciences

Laura Martin (Curricular Enhancement Grantee), Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies and Faculty Affiliate in History

Christina Simko (Curricular Enhancement Grantee), Associate Professor of Sociology

Benjamin Twagira (Curricular Enhancement Grantee), Assistant Professor of History

Margaux Kristjansson (Curricular Enhancement Grantee), previously Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in American Studies at Williams, now Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in Native American and Indigenous Studies (NAIS) and Geography at Bard College

Prior participants

We thank Ngonidzashe Munemo (former Co-PI and Professor of Political Science at Williams College, now Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of Faculty at Hamilton College) for support of this work at the institution; and Gretchen Long (Frederick Rudolph ’42-Class of 1965 Professor of American Culture, now Dean of the College), for involvement as the Williams Faculty Fellow in 2021.  We acknowledge contributions by Michelle Dempsey, Project Coordinator and Research Associate.