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

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Susannah Bechtel

Assistant Director of Curriculum Development

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Andy Blackadar

Director of Curriculum Development

Leah Burgin

Digital Sales Manager

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Emilia Figliomeni

Video Producer

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Jo Fisher

Communications and Marketing Specialist

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Kevin Hoskins

Curriculum Developer

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Sarah Kreckel

Curriculum Developer

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Rebecca Nedostup

Faculty Director

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Christine Seguin

Administrative Manager

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Mimi Stephens

Director of Professional Development

Undergraduate and Graduate Student Assistants

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Noam Bizan

Curriculum Assistant

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Sarah Christensen

Curriculum Consultant

Michael Dorney

Michael Dorney

Curriculum Writer

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Norman Frazier

Curriculum Consultant

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Mine Kovavisarach

Program Assistant

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Aidan Wang

Curriculum Assistant

Lily Ward-Diorio

Lily Ward-Diorio

Program Assistant

Caroline Zhang

Caroline Zhang

Mapmaker

Choices Advisory Board

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Jonathan E. Collins

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

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Elizabeth Doherty

Deputy Provost for Academic Affairs

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Jo-Anne Hart

Adjunct Professor of International and Public Affairs

Mark Ocegueda

Mark A. Ocegueda

Andrew W. Mellon Gateway Fellow

Ethan Pollock

Ethan Pollock

Professor of History and Slavic Studies

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Daniel Rodriguez

Associate Professor of History

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