RSiRP Alumni at Other Institutions

The scholars here are listed chronologically, and those who are still employed by Colorado College are featured here.

Also, special thanks to Dr. Emily Chan (Associate Professor of Psychology; Director of Race, Ethnicity, & Migration Studies; Director of the Bridge Scholars Program; and former Director of the Riley Scholars-in-Residence Program), her former assistant Sendi Estrada, and 2020-2021 Interdisciplinary Studies House student office assistants Isabel Marshall, Avia Hailey, Rayn Fox, Lilly Encarnation, and Kaila Ablao for their hard work on the creation and maintenance of this record.

If you need to make any updates to your record, please email Dr. Heidi R. Lewis, Director of the Riley Scholars-in-Residence Program by clicking here.

Dr. Iris Fawzia Rafi (English, 1989-1990)
Former Assistant Professor of English, Atlanta Metropolitan State College

Dr. Gloria Holguín Cuádraz (Sociology, 1991-1992)
Associate Professor of Sociology, Arizona State University

Dr. Ella Maria Ray (Anthropology, 1992-1993)
Professor of Africana Studies, Metropolitan State University of Denver

Dr. France Winddance Twine (Anthropology, 1992-1993)
Professor of Sociology, University of California, Santa Barbara

Dr. Lauren Murata (Biochemistry, 1994-1995)
Senior Medical Writer, Ventana Medical Systems

Dr. Belizario Magana (Psychology, 1994-1995)
Independent Clinical Psychologist

Victoria Chang (Biochemistry, 1995-1996)
Independent Researcher

Marisela Marquez (Political Science)
Executive Director of Associated Students of the University of California, Santa Barbara and Lecturer of Chican@ Studies

Dr. Vera Fennell (Political Science, 1996-1997)
Associate Professor of Political Science, Lehigh University

Dr. Geraldine Smith-Wright (Comparative Literature, 1996-1997)

F.H. Min-Min Lo (History, 1997-1998)
Independent Researcher

Liza D. Molina (Psychology, 1997-1998)
Founder and Principal Consultant, Cambridge Measurement Group

Dr. Sharon J. Hall (Environmental Science and Chemistry, 1998-1999)
Professor of Life Sciences, Arizona State University

Mardella Abeyta (American Ethnic Studies and English)
Independent Researcher

David Cruz (Art Studio)
Independent Researcher

Dr. Cynthia Chavez Lamar (Southwest Studies and Art, 1999-2000)
Assistant Director for Collections, Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian

William Grant (English, 2000-2001)
Independent Researcher

Dr. Peter J. Garcia (Music, 2000-2001)
Professor of Chicana and Chicano Studies, California State University, Northridge

Dr. Pancho McFarland (Southwest Studies, 1999-2000)
Professor of Sociology, Chicago State University

Richard Yanez (English, 2000-2001)
Associate Professor of English, El Paso Community College

Dr. Margarita Suárez (Religion, 2000-2001)
Professor of Religious and Ethical Studies, Meredith College

Flora Bridges (Religion, 2001-2002)
Independent Researcher

Dr. Christopher B. Teuton (English, 2001-2002)
Professor of American Indian Studies, University of Washington

Dr. Beauty Bragg (American Ethnic Studies and English, 2001-2002)
Professor of English, Georgia College

Dr. Delida Sanchez (Psychology, 2002-2003)
Associate Professor of Educational Psychology, The University of Texas at Austin

Dr. Jesse James Scott (English, 2003-2004)
Assistant Professor of African American and African Studies, Ohio State University
Note: Dr. Scott passed away on May 20, 2013 due to complications from liver disease.

Dr. Leniece T. Smith (Women's Studies and Political Science, 2003-2004)
Assistant Professor of Political Science, Jackson State University

Dr. Haeng-ja Sachiko Chung (Asian Studies and Anthropology, 2003-2005)
Professor in the Discovery Program for Global Learners, Okayama University

Dr. Michael L. Trujillo (Anthropology, 2004-2005)
Associate Professor of American Studies and Chicana/o Studies, University of New Mexico

Dr. Reiko Hillyer (History, 2005-2006)
Associate Professor of History, Lewis & Clark College

Dr. Miles White (Music, 2005-2007)
Author, Musician, and Journalist at Earth

William Groves (Physics, 2005-2006)
Independent Researcher

Dr. Clanton C.W. Dawson (Philosophy, 2005-2006)
Adjunct Instructor of Philosophy, Moberly Area Community College, and Pastor, President, and CEO, Dawson Journeys Ministry

Dr. Christina Neilsen-Marsh (Art Studio, 2006-2008)
Independent Artist

Dr. Roberto Pelayo (Mathematics, 2007-2008)
Assistant Professor of Mathematics, University of Hawai'i Hilo

Dr. Armando Lopez-Velasco (Economics, 2007-2009)
Assistant Professor of Economics, Texas Tech University

Dr. Neilesh Bose (History)
Associate Professor and Canada Research Chair of History, University of Victoria

Dr. Dharma Jairam (Psychology, 2008-2009)
Chair and Associate Professor of Psychology, Fort Hayes State University

Dr. Zelideth María Rivas (Comparative Literature, 2009-2010)
Program Director and Professor of Japanese, Marshall University

Dr. Sunil Chetty (Mathematics, 2009-2011)
Associate Professor of Mathematics, Saint John's University

Dr. Takiyah Nur Amin (Dance, 2010-2011)
Visiting Assistant Professor of Africana Studies, The College of Wooster

Dr. Antonio Mondragon (Physics, 2010-2013)
Independent Researcher

Dr. Natasha Behl (Political Science, 2010-2011)
Associate Professor of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Arizona State University

Dr. Ronak K. Kapadia (Race & Ethnic Studies, 2011-2012)
Director of Graduate Studies and Associate Professor of Gender and Women's Studies, University of Illinois at Chicago

Dr. Imani Owens (English, 2012-2013)
Assistant Professor of English, Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Dr. Daniel Leon (Classics, 2012-2014)
Director of Undergraduate Studies and Assistant Professor of Classics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Dr. W. Christopher Johnson (Race & Ethnic Studies, 2013-2014)
Assistant Professor of Women & Gender Studies and History, University of Toronto

Dr. Devaka Premawardhana (Religion, 2013-2014)
Assistant Professor of Religion, Emory University

Dr. Luis Othoniel Rosa (Spanish, 2014-2016)
Assistant Professor of Spanish, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Dr. Sonya Hofer Lanz (Music, 2014-2015)
Adjunct Faculty, Paris College of Art

Dr. Chelsea Martinez (Chemistry, 2015-2016)
Instructor of Natural Sciences, Pasadena City College

Dr. Juliana Novic (Anthropology, 2015-2016)
Data Scientist, Pandata LLC

Dr. Prentiss Dantzler (Sociology, 2015-2016)
Assistant Professor of Urban Studies, Georgia State University

Dr. Jennifer Lozano (English, 2015-2016)
Assistant Professor of English, University of North Carolina, Wilmington

Dr. Camisha Russell (Philosophy, 2015-2017)
Assistant Professor of Philosophy, University of Oregon

Dr. Yetunde Olaiya (Art, 2016-2017)
Visiting Assistant Professor, Pratt Institute

Felicia Rose Chavez (English and Film & Media Studies, 2016-2017)
Independent Researcher

Rev. Dr. Charrise Barron (Music, 2016-2017)
Assistant Professor of Africana Studies and Music, Brown University

Dr. Ulices Piña (History, 2017-2019)
Assistant Professor of History, California State University, Long Beach

Dr. Tilottama Karlekar (Film & Media Studies, 2017-2019)
Adjunct Instructor of Applied Undergraduate Studies, New York University

Michael Kim (Philosophy, 2018-2020)
Independent Researcher

Lina Basel (Chemistry, 2018-2019)
Independent Researcher

Dr. Gregorio Gonzales (Anthropology, 2019-2020)
Post-Doctoral Scholar in Indigenous Knowledges, Ohio State University

Dr. Ryan Buyco (Asian Studies, 2019-2021)
Assistant Professor of Ethnic Studies, California Polytechnic State University

Dr. Solomon Seyum (Geology, 2019-2021)
Independent Researcher

Dr. Ahmad Alswaid (Arabic, Islamic, & Middle Eastern Studies, 2020-2022)
Amherst College

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