Staff & Executive Committee

Peter Christensen, Ani & Mark Gabrellian Director, Associate Dean of the School of Arts and Sciences, Arthur Satz Professor of the Humanities, Department of Art and Art History

Tanya Bakhmetyeva, Associate Director

Jennie Gilardoni, Assistant Director of Programs

Jasmin Toor, Undergraduate Research Assistant

2023-24 Executive Committee

  • Will Bridges, Modern Languages and Cultures 
  • Matthew Brown, Eastman School of Music
  • Elizabeth Colantoni, Religion and Classics
  • Kristin Doughty, Anthropology
  • William FitzPatrick, Philosophy
  • Mike Jarvis, History
  • Erik Larsen, Medical Humanities, SMD
  • Heather Layton (Fall)/Mizin Shin (Spring), Art and Art History
  • Honey Meconi, Music
  • John Michael, Black Studies
  • Ezra Tawil, English
  • Nicole Sampson, Dean, School of Arts and Sciences, ex-officio
  • Kevin Garewal, Vice Provost and Andrew H. and Janet Dayton Neilly Dean, University of Rochester Libraries, ex-officio

Humanities Project Subcommittee

  • Matthew Brown
  • Peter Christensen
  • Bill FitzPatrick
  • Mike Jarvis
  • Heather Layton/Mijin Shin

Fellowship Subcommittee

  • Will Bridges
  • Peter Christensen
  • Honey Meconi
  • Erik Larsen
  • Kristin Doughty
  • John Michael

Meliora Scholars Mentors

  • Peter Christensen
  • Elizabeth Colantoni
  • Ezra Tawil