Organizing Committee

Program Coordinators

Chipo Dendere (Amherst College) chipo.dendere AT gmail DOT com

Myra Houser (Ouachita Baptist College) houserm AT obu DOT edu

Liz Thornberry (Johns Hopkins University) liz DOT thornberry AT gmail DOT com

Direct questions about the program schedule to any of the program coordinators.

Treasurer& Local Arrangements Coordinators

Casey Golomski (University of New Hampshire) c.golomski AT gmail DOT com

Michael Panzer (Marist College) michael DOT panzer AT wcsdny DOT org

Cathy Skidmore-Hess (Georgia Southern University) cskid AT georgiasouthern DOT edu

Direct questions about the conference location and accommodations to one of our local arrangements coordinators. For more details about “registration, accommodation, and travel” click here.

Digital Coordinator

Liz Timbs (North Carolina State University) liz DOT timbs AT gmail DOT com


Judith Van Allen (Cornell) jv43 AT cornell DOT edu

Advisory Board

Peter Alegi (Michigan State University) alegi AT msu DOT edu

Meghan Healy-Clancy (Bridgewater State University) healy.meghan AT gmail DOT com

Jill E. Kelly (Southern Methodist University) jillk AT smu DOT edu

Wendy Urban-Mead (Bard College) wum AT bard DOT edu

Southern Africa Liaison

Sarah Emily Duff (Colby College) sarahemilyduff AT gmail DOT com

If you live in southern Africa and have questions about attending the conference or local meetings in southern Africa that are tied to NEWSA, please direct questions to our southern Africa liaison. We provide reduced registration and lodging rates for those living in southern Africa.