Dr. Amy Horowitz has three decades of experience in the academy, the music industry, and grassroots arts networks. Her main research interests are Mediterranean Israeli Music, (a form of contemporary popular Israeli music created by Israeli Jews from Islamic countries), the study of cultures in disputed territories, the folklore traditions of contemporary Jerusalem, and protest music as responsible citizenship.
Associate Teaching Professor
Kevin Martin is an Associate Teaching Professor in the Center for Contemporary Arab Studies in the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University.
Dr. Mary Lee Webeck serves as the Holocaust and Genocide Education Endowed Chair - Celebrating the Life of Survivor Naomi Warren at The Boniuk Center for the Future of Holocaust, Human Rights and Genocide Studies at Holocaust Museum Houston (HMH). Mary Lee served as the Director of Education at HMH from 2006 – 2020. At HMH, Mary Lee aspires to rid our world of prejudice, hatred and apathy, while inspiring personal responsibility and community engagement. Prior to joining the Museum, Mary Lee served on the faculty of The University of Texas at Austin and Purdue University and taught in public schools.
Steven Alan Carr is a film and media historian. He is a 2002-03 Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies Postdoctoral Fellow at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington DC, a 2010-11 Loewenstein-Wiener Marcus Research Fellow at the American Jewish Archives, and Director of the Purdue University Fort Wayne Institute for Holocaust and Genocide Studies. He is the author of (Cambridge UP, 2001) and many other published essays. His current project examines Hollywood's response to Nazi anti-Semitism and growing public awareness of the Holocaust.
Dr. Wesley Thomas is a Navajo cultural anthropologist. He has years of experience teaching at colleges/universities with a focus on decolonization of curricula at Indigenous higher educational institutions. Usage of local Indigenous language and cultural practices are essential in working on disengaging from colonial-settlers' imperialism, acculturation and assimilation approaches and policies.
Major General (USAF, Ret.) Charles Tucker, serves as Executive Director of two International Non-Governmental Organizations: the Sustainable Capacity International Institute, Arezzo, Italy; and the World Engagement Institute, Chicago, IL, USA.