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Amy Richter Higgins School of Humanities Director - Clark UniversityAmy Richter is an Associate Professor of History. She received a B.A. in Urban Studies from Columbia College, Columbia University and a Ph.D. from New York University. She has been at Clark since 2000. She specializes in 19th and 20th century American history, with an emphasis on women's, urban and cultural history. Her book, Home on the Rails: Women, the Railroad, and the Rise of Public Domesticity, was published by the University of North Carolina Press. Her current research looks at marriage and the consumer marketplace at the turn of the twentieth century, and she is working on a primary source reader on 19th-century interpretations of home.

Director Designate (effective Spring 2017)

Meredith Neuman

Assistant Director of Administration and Communication

Jennifer McGugan

Program Coordinator

Kathy Sloan

Higgins Steering Committee

Patrick Derr (Philosophy)
Beth Gale (Foreign Languages and Literature)
Lisa Kasmer (English)
Nina Kushner (History)
Kristina Wilson (Visual and Performing Arts)

Difficult Dialogues Leadership

Barbara Bigelow (Graduate School of Management)

Difficult Dialogues Executive Committee

Barbara Bigelow
Sarah Buie
James Cordova
Amy Daly Gardner
Eric DeMeulenaere
Patricia Ewick
Anita Fabos
John Garton
Stephen Levin
Amy Richter
Toby Sisson
Walter Wright

African American Intellectual Culture Series Committee

Janette Greenwood
Esther Jones
Nicole Overstreet
Ousmane Power-Greene

Raphael Rogers
Toby Sisson

Affiliates and Partners

Consortium of Humanities Centers and Institutes (CHCI)
The National Coalition for Dialogue and Deliberation (NCDD)