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Lauren Basson

Lauren Basson is a political scientist and director of the Department of Humanities and Sciences where she has been a professor since 2008. She is the author of White Enough to Be American? Race Mixing, Indigenous People, and the Boundaries of State and Nation (University of North Carolina Press, 2008) and of peer-reviewed articles published […]

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. Prior to her work at Cornish College of the Arts, Hill studied and taught at Western Washington University, where she received the “Marjory Rivverun Award […]

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 […]

Kerry O’Brien

Kerry O’Brien is a musicologist and percussionist, specializing in experimental music, minimalism, and countercultural spirituality. She has taught at Yale University, the University of Washington, and Cornish College of the Arts. O’Brien has recently presented her work at national meetings of the American Musicological Society, the Society for Minimalist Music, the New Music Gathering, and […]

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 […]