MAA News – Committee Appointments

I am very pleased to announce the new MAA committee members, recently appointed by the Council in accordance with our policies and procedures:


American Historical Association Program Committee: Craig Nakashian (History, Texas A&M-Arcana)

Kalamazoo Program Committee: Marilyn Gasparini (Art History, Independent Scholar)

Leeds Program Committee: Katrin Kogman-Appel (Judaic Studies, Univ. of Münster)


Olivia Remie Constable Award Committee: Edward Holt (History, Grambling State)

Inclusivity & Diversity Prize Committee: Ruma N. Salhi (History, Northern Virginia Community College, Annandale)

Committee for Professional Development: Mark Singer (History, Minot State Univ.)

Schallek Committee: Esther Liberman Cuenca (History, Univ. of Houston-Victoria)

Professional Support:

Advocacy Committee: Elan Justice Pavlinich (English, Wabash College); Jeffrey Stoyanoff (English and Gender, Penn State Altoona); Mary Caldwell (Musicology, Univ. of Pennsylvania)

CARA Executive Board: Virginia Blanton (English, Univ. of Missouri, Kansas City)

Database of Medieval Digital Resources Committee: Leland Renato Grigoli (Perspectives on History, American Historical Association); Kathryne Beebe (Digital Humanities and Late Antiquity, Univ. of North Texas)

Digital Humanities and Multimedia Studies Committee: Victoria McAlister (History & Archaeology, Towson Univ.)

Graduate Student Committee: Chair: Will Beattie (Medieval Studies, Univ. of Notre Dame); Members: Charles East (Medieval Studies, Princeton Univ.); Masha Goldin (Art History, Univ. of Basel)

Inclusivity & Diversity Committee: Rachael Vause (Art History, Univ. of Delaware)

K-12 Committee: Erin Grady (Art History, Ravenscroft School, Raleigh, NC); Candace Barrington (English, Central Connecticut State Univ.)

Mentoring Programs Committee: Adan Ramirez-Figueroa (Romance Languages, Harvard Univ.); Jennifer Speed (Research Development Strategist, Princeton Univ.); Thomas Barton (History, Univ. of San Diego)

Publications Advisory Board: Penn Szittya (Lannan Foundation)

Publication Prizes:

John Nicholas Brown Prize Committee: Stephen Lahey (Theology, Univ. of Nebraska-Lincoln)

Digital Humanities and Multimedia Studies Prize Committee: M. Alison Stones (Art History, Univ. of Pittsburgh)

Van Courtlandt Elliott Prize Committee: James Palmer (History, Florida State Univ.)

Karen Gould Prize Committee: Debra Strickland (Art History, Univ. of Glasgow)

Monica H. Green Prize Committee: Robert Figueira (History, Lander Univ.)

Haskins Medal Committee: Brigitte Bedos-Rezak (History, New York Univ.)

Jerome E. Singerman Prize Committee: Barbara Newman (History, Northwestern Univ.)

I look forward to working with these new volunteers and the continuing committee members (all of whom are listed on the MAA website: About -> Committees). I am so grateful to all of our volunteers for their service to the Academy and to our field. We could not do our work without you!

– Lisa

Lisa Fagin Davis, Executive Director

p.s. if you are interested in being considered for committee service next year, please fill out this form (if you have filled it out in the past, please do so again so that we are certain to have your up-to-date preferences in hand).

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