Our Staff

All Faculty and Staff


Student Assistants

  • Emma Downey, Graduate Assistant
  • Kareen George ’22, Griot Student Assistant
  • Hallie Robin ’22, Griot Student Assistant

Griot Institute Advisory Committee

Faculty, staff and emeriti who help to guide the Griot's narrative

  • Margaret Cronin (Writing Center Consultant)
  • Rafe Dalleo (Professor of English)
  • Michael Drexler (Professor of English)
  • Robert Gainer (Professor Emeritus of Theatre)
  • Kelsey Hicks (Women's Resource Center Director)
  • Mai-Linh Hong (Professor of English)
  • Maisha Kelly (Senior Associate Athletics Director for Development)
  • Barry Long (Professor of Music)
  • Elena Machado (Professor of English)
  • Dustyn Martincich (Professor of Theatre & Dance)
  • Meenakshi Ponnuswami (Professor of English)
  • Rosalie Rodriguez (Director of Multicultural Student Services)
  • Jaye Austin Williams (Professor of Africana Studies)
  • Carol Wayne White (Professor of Religious Studies)
  • Thelathia "Nikki" Young (Interim Associate Provost for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion)