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HumanitiesX Leadership Team and Advisory Council

Lisa Dush

Lisa Dush is an Associate Professor in the Department of Writing, Rhetoric, and Discourse. She teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in professional and digital writing, many of which partner student teams with Chicago-area nonprofit organizations to produce written and digital-media deliverables. Lisa’s research—focused on writing in nonprofit settings, especially its role in supporting emerging collectives and projects—has been published in multiple journals and edited collections. Prior to directing HumanitiesX, Lisa served as Director of Studio CHI, DePaul’s Digital Humanities center, and as Director of DePaul’s MA in Writing, Rhetoric, and Discourse. She also coordinates DePaul's Strategic Writing and Advancement for Nonprofits Graduate Certificate.

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Amanda Lautermilch holds an MA in Museum Studies (Johns Hopkins University), with an emphasis on accessibility and inclusion in cultural institutions, and completed her MS in Disability Studies (University of Illinois at Chicago) in May 2023. She is a founding member of Unfolding Disability Futures, a performing arts collective located in Chicago composed of local disabled artists across multiple disciplines. Previously, Amanda co-founded Adapt Theatre Productions, serving as Artistic Director from 2011-2017, and has worked with numerous theatres and nonprofits in the city, providing support for event facilitation and production, arts administration, and artistic development.

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Sergio Godinez is a senior at DePaul double majoring in American Studies and Political Science with a minor in Spanish. Before stepping into the Student Assistant role, Sergio was a HumanitiesX Student Fellow for the 2021-22 cohort on Immigration and Migration. He is originally from Los Angeles, CA.

Dean's Office Advisory Team

  • Margaret Storey

    • Associate Dean and Professor of History
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  • Susanna Pagliaro

    • Executive Assistant Dean and Chief of Staff

Advisory Council, Community Representatives

Advisory Council, DePaul Representatives

  • Cheryl Bachand

    Cheryl Bachand

    • Professor of Professional Practice, History of Art & Architecture; Director, Museum Studies
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  • Amor Kohli

    Jane Baxter

    • Associate Professor and Chair, Anthropology
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  • Helen Damon-Moore

    Helen Damon-Moore

    • Associate Director, Steans Center
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  • Miles Harvey

    Miles Harvey

    • Professor and Chair, English; Director of DePaul Publishing Institute
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  • Caterina Mongiat-Farina

    Caterina Mongiat-Farina

    • Associate Professor, Modern Languages; Director, Italian Program
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  • Monica Reyes

    Monica Reyes

    • Assistant Professor, Writing, Rhetoric, & Discourse 
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  • Amy Tyson

    Amy Tyson

    • Associate Professor, History; Director, Professional History Internships 
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