Team

DIRECTORS
Martha Diaz - Founding Director / Co-Principal Investigator
Dr. Raymond Codrington - Co-Director / Co-Principal Investigator

ADVISORY BOARD
Dr. Daniel Banks
Rolando Brown
Dr. Edward Fergus
Dr. Christopher Emdin
Zuhirah Khaldun Diarra (2011-2012)
Dr. Pedro Noguera
Aaron “Dj Spaze Craft One” Lazansky-Olivas (2011-2012)
Dr. Irma Mcclaurin (Honorary Member)
Dr. Khalil Gibran Muhammad
Keren Raz (2010-2011)
Dr. Marcella Runell Hall
Dr. Yolanda Sealey-Ruiz
Ralph Vacca

STAFF
Casey Wong - Think Tank Manager and Development Associate
Moira Pirsch - Think Tank Committee Coordinator
Moises Lopez - International Research Committee Manager
McKenzie Angelo - International Research Committee Coordinator
Justine Ouano - Research Associate, Fresh, Bold, and So Def Women’s Initiative
Tahir Hemphill - Research Associate
Black Robb - Documentarian and Media Producer

SCHOLARS-IN-RESIDENCE
Sam Seidel (Teachers College 2012-2014)
Toni Blackman (Teachers College 2012-2014)
Ken Swift (NYU 2012-2014)
DJ Raedaewn (NYU 2012-2014)
Iona Rozeal Brown (NYU 2010-2012)
Carlos “Mare139” Rodriguez (NYU 2010-2012)

VISITING SCHOLARS
Dr. Fanon Che Wilkins - Doshisha University, Kyoto, Japan (2013-2014)
Dr. Mary Fogarty - York University, Toronto, Canada (2013-2014)
Anna Oravcova, PhD Candidate - Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic (2012-2013)
Dr. Monica Amaral -University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brasil (2011-2012)

HHEC FELLOWS 2012-2014
Gabriel “Kwikstep” Dionisio
Ana “Rokafella” Garcia
Chen Lo
Roberto Rivera

HHEC FELLOWS 2010-2012
Genesis Be
Jen Johnson
Felicia Pride
Chris Kazi Rolle
Sam Sellers
Johan Thomas
Tracee Worley

THINK TANK COMMITTEE MEMBERS
Carla Becker
Brad Cunningham 
Sameena Eidoo
Dr. Elliott Gann
Ronald Grant
Dr. Himanee Gupta-Carlson
Rob Jackson
Jen Johnson
Mandy Lau
Aaron “DJ Spaze Craft One” Lazansky-Oliva
Sean McPherson
Dr. Don Sawyer
Sam Seidel
Dr. Dave Stovall

PAST GRADUATE RESEARCH ASSISTANTS
Marissa Balonon-Rosen - Undergraduate Researcher, H2O Archives/Archiving and Preservation Symposium (Summer and Fall 2012)
Casey Wong - Graduate Researcher, National Scan Project (Fall 2011 - Summer 2012)
Joel McIlven - Graduate Research, Evaluation Project (Fall 2011)
Bridget Blount - Graduate Researcher, HHEC Fellows Program (Spring 2011)
Mara Levy - Graduate Researcher, National Scan Project (Summer 2011)
Steve Netcoh - Post-Graduate Researcher (St. Johns University), HHEC Fellows Program (Summer 2011)
Lucas Suarez-Orozco - Visiting Graduate Assistant (St. Peters College,  Marketing & Promotions (Summer 2011)
Justine Ouano - Graduate Researcher, National Scan Project (Spring 2011)
Ashley Newby - Graduate Researcher, Library And Archive Assistant (2010-2011)