Aurelia Gómez Unamuno, Assistant Professor of Spanish - received her Licenciatura in Hispanic Languages and Literatures from Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM) and her MA and PhD from the University of Pittsburgh. Her research focuses on the representations of social movements, memory and violence, particularly of the Guerrilla Warfare and the State Violence in Mexico during 1970’s. She has published articles related to literary narratives of the Student Movement of 1968 in Mexico as well as the literary texts written by political prisoners. Currently she is preparing the book Memoria y violencia: narrativas de la guerrilla de los setenta en México. In addition she is working in collecting interviews and oral testimonies of women who joined the socialist armed struggle.
James Krippner, Professor of History/CPGC Academic Director - James Krippner is Professor and Chair, Department of History and Director of Latin American and Iberian Studies at Haverford College. His first book, Rereading the Conquest: Power, Politics and the History of Early Colonial Michoacán, Mexico, 1521-1565, was published in 2001 by the Pennsylvania State University Press. His second book, Paul Strand in Mexico, was published by Aperture in 2010. He has also authored articles on sixteenth, eighteenth and twentieth century Mexican history and currently sits on the editorial board of the cultural history journal The Americas. Krippner teaches widely on Latin American and global historical topics. At present he is beginning research on the Latin American Baroque for a planned multi-volume study that will examine this idiosyncratic art form in Brazil and Cuba, the Andean World, and Mesoamerica.
Lisa McCormick, Assistant Professor of Sociology - Lisa McCormick is an Assistant Professor of Sociology on a tenure-track appointment. She teaches and conducts research in the areas of cultural sociology, sociology of the arts, self and identity, social theory, and qualitative methods. McCormick graduated from Rice University with a B.Mus in Cello Performance and a B.A. in Sociology, both summa cum laude. She was a Rhodes Scholar (Alberta & Corpus Christi 1998), earning a Master of Philosophy in Music: Performance and Interpretation from Oxford University. In 2008, she received her PhD in Sociology from Yale University. She serves on the editorial board for the American Journal of Cultural Sociology and Music & Art in Action. She is a Faculty Fellow at the Center for Cultural Sociology at Yale. During her junior faculty leave in 2011-2012, Prof. McCormick was Visiting Fellow in the Sociology of the Arts at the University of Exeter (UK).
John Mosteller, Assistant Vice President for Academic Resources - John is the assistant vice president for academic resources in the Office of Institutional Advancement. He is a graduate of Case Western Reserve University, holds an M.A. in oriental studies and a Ph.D. in art history, both from the University of Pennsylvania. At Haverford, John serves as the college-wide point person for institutional grants and oversees faculty grants and grant stewardship. John stewards the external investments made by alumni and foundations in Haverford's three academic centers and serves as a permanent member (ex officio) of the CPGC Steering Committee.
Parker Snowe, Executive Director - Parker Snowe serves as executive director of the CPGC. Prior to his appointment, he spent 15 years as director of international programs at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. During this time he oversaw the development of the Global Immersion Program, a comprehensive study tour program for MBA students, as well as Wharton 's international exchange programs. Parker received his B.A. in Russian language & literature from Haverford College and a M.A. in Soviet and East European studies from the George Washington University. An avid bicyclist, Parker is a past board president of the Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia and the Delaware Valley Council of Hostelling International. He currently serves on the board of Media-Providence Friends School and as assistant clerk of Providence Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) in Media, PA.