Dr. Shaquita Starks

Dr. Shaquita A. Starks, Ph.D., APRN, FNP-BC, PMHNP-BC, is an Assistant Clinical Professor at Emory University in the Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing. As faculty, she teaches in the undergraduate and graduate programs. She currently practices at the Center for Black Women's Wellness in…

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Sean Meighoo

Sean Meighoo is Associate Professor of Comparative Literature at Emory University and founding member of the Animal Studies Society (ASS).  He is author of The End of the West and Other Cautionary Tales (Columbia UP, 2016), in which he traces the turn from the discourse…

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Dr. Ellen Ott Marshall

Dr. Ellen Ott Marshall is Professor of Christian Ethics and Conflict Transformation at Candler School of Theology, Emory University and chair of the Ethics and Society doctoral program in Emory’s Graduate Division of Religion. Dr. Marshall focuses on contemporary Christian ethics, with particular attention to…

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Michelle Gordon

Michelle Gordon is a Senior Lecturer and Director of Undergraduate Studies in the African American Studies Department within Emory's College of Arts and Sciences. Her teaching and research centers around intersections among Black literature, culture, history, and freedom struggles. She is partnering with photographer Jim…

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Rasheeta Chandler

Rasheeta Chandler, PhD, RN, FNP-BC, FAANP, FAAN is an Assistant Professor at Emory University’s Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing. In addition, Dr. Chandler has a Visiting Professorship at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), Center for AIDS Prevention Science.  Her research interests include…

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Dr. Burchfield

Dr. Burchfield is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Environmental Sciences at Emory University. Her research integrates social and environmental data to understand the distributional consequences of changing climate on humans and the environment. She relies heavily on geospatial programming and analysis, but also…

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Lee Osorio

Lee Osorio is an actor, playwright, and director based in Atlanta. His work has been seen on stages across the city, Off-Broadway, and on television. He is a proud union member (AEA and SAG/AFTRA) and a founding member of the Coalition for Racial Equity in…

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Elizabeth Jarrett

Elizabeth Jarrett is a multi-disciplinary spatial and experience designer specializing in immersive and interactive media. Over the past decade, she has produced and directed visual and performance art, music, and community-driven events in Atlanta through retired arts organization Deer Bear Wolf and in 2020 founded…

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Miranda Kyle

Miranda Kyle (ᏣᎸᎩ Cherokee descendant/European-American)  is the Program Manager of Arts and Culture for Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. (ABI) and curates the annual Art on the Atlanta BeltLine Public Art Exhibition. She is passionate about the preservation of Atlanta’s graffiti culture, and the intersection of Indigenous Land…

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Mark Kendall

Mark Kendall is an award-winning comedian, filmmaker, and educator. Along with his production partner, Bill Worley, he is the co-founder of Cool Cool Cool Productions (coolcoolcoolpro.com), where they use comedy to encourage civic engagement. This past summer, he had four short films screened at the…

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