The Fisher Center is committed to creating space for interdisciplinary conversation between the humanities, arts, natural and social sciences to foster mutual understanding and social justice in contemporary society. This year’s faculty committee and the Fisher Center's founding board members are listed below.

2021-2022 Fisher Center Committee

Founding Advisory Board Members

  • Michael Kimmel, Professor, Department of Sociology, S.U.N.Y. at Stony Brook

  • Tamar March, Appointed Senior Fellow, American Association of Colleges and Universities; former president of University of New England and former dean of Radcliffe's Center for Educational Programs and Intellectual Renewal Leadership Seminars.

  • Linda Basch, Executive Director, National Council for Research on Women

  • Lourdes Beneria, Professor, City and Regional Planning, Women's Studies, Cornell University

  • Chris Beyrer '81, Associate Research Professor, Johns Hopkins University; Director, John Hopkins Fogarty AIDS and TB International Training and Research Program; Senior Scientific Liaison, HIV Vaccine Trials Network

  • Rebecca Chopp, President, Colgate University Judy Collins Singer, songwriter and musician

  • Martin Duberman, Distinguished Professor, Herbert H. Lehman College, C.U.N.Y.

  • Carol Gilligan, Professor, N.Y.U. Graduate School of Education and School of Law; David Holbrooke '87 Film producer and founder of Giraffe Partners

  • Njoki Njehu '90, Director, 50 Years Is Enough

  • Tina Packer, Founder, Artistic Director and President, Shakespeare and Company

  • Pauline Perry, Former President, Lucy Cavendish College, University of Cambridge

  • Judith Pinch, Senior Fellow, Woodrow Wilson Foundation

  • Wendy Puriefoy '71, President, Public Education Network

  • Lillian Rubin, Psychotherapist, writer, public sociologist

  • Elizabeth Vale, Executive Director, Investment Management, Morgan Stanley Financial Literacy Advisory Board of Girls, Inc.