People

Intersections Leadership Team

  • Barbara Mennel, Ph.D., Interim Director, Center for the Humanities and the Public Sphere
  • Sophia Acord, Ph.D., Associate Director, Center for the Humanities and the Public Sphere
  • Bess de Farber, UF Smathers Libraries Grants Manager

Intersections Key Administrators

  • Pat Reakes, Associate Dean for Scholarly Resources and Services, UF Smathers Libraries
  • Joe Spillane, Ph.D., Associate Dean for Undergraduate Affairs, UF CLAS
  • Mark Law, Ph.D., Director, UF Honors Program
  • Angela Lindner, Ph.D., Associate Provost for Undergraduate Affairs

Intersections Consultants

  • Jessica Aberle, Ph.D., Architecture Librarian, UF Smathers Libraries
  • Buffy Bondy, Ph.D., Professor, UF School of Teaching and Learning
  • Ann Christiano, Director, Center for Public Interest Communications, UF College of Journalism and Communications
  • Bess de Farber, UF Smathers Libraries Grants Manager
  • April Hines, UF College of Journalism and Communications Librarian, UF Smathers Libraries
  • Angela Miller, EdD, Liaison for Outreach, Diversity, and Inclusion, UF International Center
  • Lauren Pearlman, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, UF African American Studies and History
  • Paloma Rodriguez, MA, Associate Director Undergraduate Academic Programs, UF International Center
  • Mickey Schafer, Ph.D., Senior Lecturer, Writing in the Disciplines and Outreach Coordinator, UF University Writing Program
  • Eric Segal, Ph.D., Director of Education and Curator of Academic Programs, Harn Museum of Art
  • Keith Simmons, Program Coordinator, Florida Humanities Council
  • Michael Spranger, Ph.D., Professor, UF Department of Family, Youth, and Community Sciences
  • Laurie Taylor, Ph.D., Digital Scholarship Librarian, UF Smathers Libraries

Intersections Staff

  • Danielle Barrientos, M.A. Student, History, Coordinator for Events Management
  • Lauren Cox, Ph.D Student, English, Coordinator for Public Relations

Ex Officio

  • Bonnie Effros, Ph.D., Chaddock Chair of Economic and Social History, University of Liverpool (former Rothman Chair and Director, CHPS)