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The Summer Institute in the Arts & Humanities

Faculty - 2007 Summer Institute

New Directions in Cultural Research: Community Collaboration Practice

Sixth Annual Summer Institute in the Arts and Humanities
An Intensive Introduction to Scholarly Research for Undergraduates

June 18th - August 17th, 2007

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Craig Jeffrey

Assistant Professor, Geography and Jackson School of International Studies, University of Washington, Seattle, cjj3@u.washington.edu

Craig's work focuses on youth, youth culture, and particularly youth theater, in movements for democratic and educational change, particularly in a North Indian context. He is currently undertaking a comparative study of youth theater practices in the United States and Bosnia. Alongside his research, teaching and outreach, Jeffrey has acted in or directed over twenty theatrical productions since 1991.

Ron Krabill

Ron Krabill

Assistant Professor, Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences, University of Washington, Bothell, rkrabill@u.washington.edu

Ron teaches courses involving African studies, cultural studies, mass media, contentious politics, and colonial and postcolonial history and theory. His research, published on three continents, focuses on politics, mass media, and culture during and after apartheid in South Africa, with a particular interest in social movements and issues of peace and justice.

Kari Lerum

Kari Lerum

Assistant Professor, Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences, University of Washington, Bothell, klerum@uwb.edu

Kari teaches the sociology of family, sexuality, inequality, feminist theory, and qualitative methods. Her ethnographic research examines the organization of work in low status jobs. She was worked with the Pat Graney Dance Company as videographer, and has produced several local documentaries, examining topics such as sex work, pirate radio, and heroin use in the Seattle music scene.

Georgia M. Roberts

Georgia M. Roberts

Phd candidate, English, University of Washington, Seattle, gmr2@u.washington.edu

Georgia's research interests include global hip hop culture, American and Comparative Cultural Studies, Critical Race Theory and public scholarship. She is also interested in late nineteenth century American literature, pragmatism and turn-of-the-century political and practical (everyday) conceptions of race, nation and empire.