Congratulations, DEFCon Fellows & Mentors!
Congratulations, DEFCon Fellows & Mentors!

Congratulations, DEFCon Fellows & Mentors!

In Academic Year 2021-2022, DEFCon awarded 30 Teaching Fellowships to support the development of coursework at the intersections of ethnic studies and digital humanities. DEFCon Teaching Fellowship Recipients receive a stipend of $2500 and an assigned mentor to support their work. They also receive support from a DEFCon Steering Committee member.

Congratulations, DEFCon Fellows, and a warm thank you to our DEFCon Mentors! For more information about the fellows, the courses they are designing, and the mentors with whom they’re working, please see our 2021-2022 Grant Recipients page.

DEFCon Fellows

Christina I. Acosta (Cal State – Stanislaus)
Sohyun An (Kennesaw State)
Mila Aponte-González (University of Puerto Rico – Rio Piedras)
Molly Appel (Nevada State)
Robert Arellano (Southern Oregon)
Theresa Avila (Cal State Channel Islands)
Raquel Baker (Cal State Channel Islands)
Denise I. Bossy (University of North Florida)
Bartholomew Brinkman (Framingham State)
Jasmine Cannon (Wake Tech CC)
Manu Samriti Chander (Rutgers – Newark)
Gisely Colón López (Brooklyn & Lehman College)
Dellyssa Edinboro (Bellevue College)
Leonardo Flores (Appalachian State)
Pallavi Guha (Towson University)
Cathlin Goulding (CUNY)
Laura Heffernan (University of North Florida)
Tru Leverette (University of North Florida)
Tania Lizarazo (UMBC)
Jennifer M. Lozano (UNC – Wilmington)
Aniruddha Mukhopadhyay (TAMU – Kingsville)
Rebekkah Mulholland (CSU – Sacramento)
Shiloh Green Soto & Emily Lin (UC – Merced)
Tamika Sterrs-Howard (University of North Georgia)
Cara Snyder (University of Louisville)
Thea Quiray Tagle (UMass Boston)
Maisa C. Taha & Marisa S. Trubiano (Montclair State)
Lance C. Thurner (Rutgers – Newark)
Yasue Yanai (San José State)
Jewon Woo (Lorain County CC)

DECon Mentors

Maeve Adams (Manhattan College)
Adam Arenson (Manhattan College)
Eduard Arriaga (University of Indianapolis)
Nicole Berland (UNC – Chapel Hill)
Elisa Beshero-Bondar (Penn State Behrend)
Marina del Sol (Howard)
Quinn Dombrowski (Stanford)
Jennifer Guiliano (IUPUI)
Katherine D. Harris (San José State)
Jennifer Hart (Wayne State)
Ryan Horne (UCSB)
Eliseo Jacob (Howard)
Brook Lillehaugen (Haverford)
R.C. Miessler (Gettysburg)
Jessica Parr (Simmons)
Sharrona Pearl (Drexel)
Margaret Rhee (University of Buffalo)
Alicia Rodriguez (Emory)
Michael Satlow (Brown)
Danica Savonick (SUNY Cortland)
Aneliese Shrout (Bates)
Nabeel Siddiqui (Susquehanna)
Susam Smulyan (Brown)
Amanda Visconti (UVA)
Brandon Walsh (UVA)