Mitra Fakhrashrafi

Curator and Librarian · Middlebrook Prize Winners

Mitra Fakhrashrafi (she/her) is an independent curator and librarian interested in sanctuary and indebted to border abolition organizing.

Libraries and Information Science Museum Studies Mixed Media Digital Media Curation

Arnold Weinfeld

Associate Director · Michigan State University

Connector. Convener. Working to build problem-solving relationships with policymakers and university-community partners.

Community Outreach Program Development Program Management Legislative Relations Public Policy

Colette Santasieri

Executive Director, Center for Community Systems, NJ Brownfields Assistance Center @NJIT, and NJIT Technical Assistance to Brownfields Communities Program · New Jersey Institute of Technology

Santasieri steers projects, programs and research in environmental, infrastructure, and land-use planning and community revitalization.

Placemaking Climate Change Research Brownfields Redevelopment Brownfields Civil Infrastructure Systems

Stathis Yeros

Assistant Professor · University of Florida

Stathis Yeros' research addresses how space affects and is affected by struggles for social justice.

Architecture and Politics Cultural Landscapes LGBTQ+ spaces

Sarah Adeyinka-Skold

Assistant Professor of Sociology · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Race and Ethnicity Gender Family Immigration Sex and Sexualities

Holly Chang

Curator · Middlebrook Prize Winners

Holly Chang is an emerging artist, curator and researcher from Toronto, Ontario.

Photography Art

Becky McCray

Expert for Small Towns · SaveYour.Town

Practical steps you can put into action right away to shape a better future for your community

Nonprofits Entrepreneurship Social Capital Community Development Small Town

Michael Carriere, Ph.D.

Professor, Director, Honors Program · Milwaukee School of Engineering

Dr. Michael Carriere is an urban historian, with expertise in American history, urban studies and sustainability.

Sustainability American History General Social Science Honors Program History

Christine Henry

Assistant Professor · University of Mary Washington

Professor Henry is an expert on historic preservation, currently focusing on the history of Fredericksburg, VA.

Vernacular Architecture Historic Preservation Architectural History Urban Planning Architecture