Blog Archives

Lauren Basson

I am a social scientist, writer and researcher who teaches first-year seminars and upper-division Global Learning classes focused on themes of contemporary politics, citizenship, inclusion and exclusion, and politics and literature. My publications include White Enough to Be American? Race Mixing, Indigenous People, and the Boundaries of State and Nation (University of North Carolina Press, […]

Gayle Clemans

Gayle Clemans is an art historian, critic, and writer with frequent contributions of arts criticism and journalism to The Seattle Times. Her essays and short stories appear in a variety of publications, including exhibition catalogues, Smarthistory, and the award-winning book, The Map as Art (Princeton Architectural Press). Clemans also writes speculative fiction and creative non-fiction, […]

Elizabeth Darrow

Elizabeth Darrow is an art conservator, scholar, and published author. Her writings have been issued in art history journals including Burlington Magazine. She was a guest scholar at the J. Paul Getty Research Institute, and has lectured and published in the journal of the the British Museum. Her discovery of a lost Renaissance altarpiece, Madonna & […]

Jack DeLap

Jack DeLap is a professor, ecologist, and fine artist deeply committed to education, research, and the nexus of art and science to amplify our understanding of humans and the natural world. A member of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and American Ornithologists Society, he has co-authored journal articles on a range of […]

Amanda Hill

Amanda Hill is a writer, teacher, administrator, and scholar whose research and teaching focuses on the intersections of writing instruction, social justice pedagogies, digital media studies, and writing center theory. They currently serve as the vice-president of the Pacific Northwest Writing Center Association and Chair of the Cornish Writing Across the Curriculum Committee. Hill has […]

Raymond Maxwell

Raymond Maxwell holds an MA from the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee, a BA from Western Washington University, and a Certificate in Nonprofit Management from the University of Washington. He has also studied at Sacred Heart University, Herzen University, and Harrison Middleton University, and was a recipient of two Fulbright scholarships, several National Endowment for the Humanities […]

Christine Sumption

Christine Sumption is a Seattle-based theater artist who has served as a dramaturg for Sundance Theatre Lab, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, the Goodman Theater, Seattle Repertory Theatre, Seattle Children’s Theatre, the New Harmony Project, Icicle Creek Theatre Festival, and Hedgebrook Women Playwrights Festival (with which she has a twenty-year affiliation(. Her directing credits include productions at […]

Justine Way

Justine Way is a field archaeologist and educator who teaches through the lens of material culture and the vast scale of human experience across time and place.  In addition to teaching in higher education, Justine enjoys works with K-12 students and the local community. Justine has conducted fieldwork in Jordan and Egypt, including a decade […]

Rebecca Bridge

Rebecca Bridge is a writer, painter, mother, and metalsmith. She is the author of several books, including A Month’s Worth of Instructional Poems, Clear Out the Static in Your Attic: A Writer’s Guide to Turning Artifact into Art, and Write Bloody, as well as the director of the award-winning short film Wednesday’s Child. Her teaching focuses on […]

Stevi Costa

Stevi Costa is a scholar and instructor specializing in nineteenth and twentieth-century American literature through the lenses of feminism, queer theory, and disability studies. Her work articulates theories embodied across narratives of bodily difference and combines approaches from literary theory, cultural studies, and performance studies. Her academic takes on pop culture have been featured on […]