The Choices Program staff members collaborate with scholars in the Department of History and throughout Brown University and beyond to develop curriculum resources and offer professional development for teachers. We are a small but dedicated team that strives to supply teachers with innovative, award-winning materials that are engaging and accessible to students.

Choices Staff

Susannah Bechtel

Assistant Director of Curriculum Development

Andy Blackadar

Director of Curriculum Development

Emilia Figliomeni

Video Producer

Jo Fisher

Communications and Marketing Specialist

Kevin Hoskins

Curriculum Developer

Kathleen Magiera

Administrative Manager

Rebecca Nedostup

Faculty Director

Christine Seguin

Administrative Assistant

Mimi Stephens

Director of Professional Development

Undergraduate and Graduate Student Assistants

Aboud Ashhab

Program Assistant

Noam Bizan

Curriculum Assistant

Michael Dorney

Curriculum Writer

Mikael Obiomah

Program Assistant

Aidan Wang

Curriculum Assistant

Lily Ward-Diorio

Program Assistant

Caroline Zhang


Choices Advisory Board

Jonathan E. Collins

Assistant Professor of Education, Political Science (by courtesy), and International and Public Affairs

Elizabeth Doherty

Deputy Provost for Academic Affairs

Jo-Anne Hart

Adjunct Professor of International and Public Affairs

Mark A. Ocegueda

Andrew W. Mellon Gateway Fellow

Ethan Pollock

Professor of History and Slavic Studies

Daniel Rodriguez

Associate Professor of History

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