Introducing the 2020-2021 CPGC Steering Committee
Tom Donahue, Visiting Assistant Professor of Political Science: As the inaugural Associate Director for Curricular Connection and Innovation, Tom Donahue will build on contributions from the previous Academic Director role. To this new position, he brings experience with the campus Transnational Initiative, as well as his own extensive research on transnational inquiry as a framework for understanding and eradicating global injustice. Since fall 2014, Donahue has taught a CPGC Fellowship re-entry course for returning interns called "Development, Human Rights, and Transnational Injustices."
Juli Grigsby, Assistant Professor of Anthropology: Through CPGC funding in 2017, Juli Grigsby traveled with students in her Reproductive Justice, Social Movements, and Civil Society course to the annual Civil Liberties and Public Policy Conference at Hampshire College, while students in her 2016 Race, Sexuality, and Criminalization course used CPGC funding to create a series of exhibits at Haverford including “Sabotaging Archetypes: Examining the Criminal Construction of Black Women During the Civil Rights Era” and “What Happened Here?: Perceiving Crime, Blackness, and the Body". In her first CPGC steering committee appointment, Grigsby brings expertise in critical race theory, feminist and queer theory, urban ethnography, violence, women’s health and US Social Movements.
Jim Krippner, Edmund and Margiana Stinnes Professor of Global Studies; Professor of History: Beginning in 2006, Jim Krippner was a key collaborator with CPGC in developing a summer internship program in Mexico City that led to a decade-long partnership with organizations there. Krippner also served as the faculty mentor for the inaugural Migration Field Study in 2010. From 2011-2014, he served on the steering committee as Academic Director, focusing on strengthening the CPGC's relationships with faculty and the College curriculum. Krippner's long relationship with the CPGC will bring a critical historical memory as the Center enters its 20th year and focuses on visioning its future.
Josh Moses, Assistant Professor of Anthropology and Environmental Studies: Josh Moses joins the steering committee for his second tenure, following his first placement in 2015. Through his community-engaged work in Environmental Studies and Anthropology, Moses brings deep and growing partnerships with Philadelphia-based organizations that have intersected with CPGC several times in the last few years. His focus on action research, collaborative research methods, and community-engaged research will be a valuable perspective as the CPGC continues to support these approaches in student research work.