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Dresher Center Staff


Jessica Berman
Director

Professor of English
Affiliate Faculty, Gender, Women’s, + Sexuality Studies
and Language, Literacy, and Culture Program
Lipitz Professor, 2019-2020
jberman@umbc.edu
410-455-6798
Performing Arts & Humanities Building, Room 217

Fan Yang
Acting Associate Director

Associate Professor of Media and Communication Studies
Affiliate Faculty, Asian Studies Program and Global Studies Program
fanyang@umbc.edu
410-455-2587
Fine Arts 406


Rachel Brubaker
Assistant Director, Grants and Program Development

rbruba1@umbc.edu
410-455-3580
Performing Arts & Humanities Building, Room 218


Courtney C. Hobson
Program Coordinator

chobson1@umbc.edu
410-455-4521
Performing Arts & Humanities Building, Room 215


Humanities Scholars Program

Timothy Phin
Director
Humanities Scholars Program
Senior Lecturer of Ancient Studies
Affiliate Faculty, Gender, Women’s, + Sexuality Studies
tphin1@umbc.edu
410-455-2623
Performing Arts & Humanities Building, Room 442

La Atwater
Administrative Assistant
Humanities Scholars Program and Linehan Artist Scholars Program
latwater@umbc.edu
410-455-8087
Performing Arts & Humanities Building, Room 215


Inclusion Imperative Program

Lindsay DiCuirci
Director

Inclusion Imperative Humanities Teaching Labs Program
Assistant Professor of English
Director, English Honors Program
Affiliate Faculty, Language, Literacy, and Culture Program
dicuirci@umbc.edu
410-455-2585
Performing Arts & Humanities Building, Room 406

Ally Kocerhan
Inclusion Imperative Program Associate

alko1@umbc.edu
410-455-5694
Performing Arts & Humanities Building, Room 215


Advisory Board

Rebecca Adelman
Associate Professor of Media and Communications Studies

Earl Brooks
Assistant Professor of English

Michael Nance
Assistant Professor of Philosophy

Ana Oskoz
Professor and Chair of Modern Languages, Linguistics, and Intercultural Communication

Mejdulene B. Shomali
Assistant Professor of Gender, Women’s, + Sexuality Studies [on leave 2019-2020]

Constantine Vaporis
Professor of History, Affiliate Faculty, Asian Studies Program and Gender, Women’s, + Sexuality Studies

Lisa Vetter
Associate Professor of Political Science