BOARD

Marco Abarca
Human Rights Lawyer
University or Puerto Rico
Creator of the project “Aula Verde (Green Clasroom)

Pedro Alonzo
Independent Curator of Contemporary Art
Boston

Raquel Galindo-Dorado
Professor of Economics and Business, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid
Director of Academic Programs for International Cooperation (IAP –UAM)

José Luis Falconi
Postdoctoral Fellow at Department of History of Art and Architecture, Harvard University
Artistic Director of Art Life Lab

Benjamín Juárez
Music conductor.
Professor of Fine Arts in Boston University College of Fine Arts

Santiago Montoya
Artist
Artistic Director Art Life Lab

Ilma Paixao
CoLab Community Fellow and Founder

Javiera Parada
Cultural Attaché from Chile in United States

Gabriela Poma
Doctoral Student at Romances Languages and Literature at Harvard University
Pre-Texts Facilitator

Eileen de los Reyes
Former Deputy Superintendent for Academics
Boston Public Schools

Doris Sommer
Ira and Jewell Williams Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures and African and African American Studies
Founder of Pre-Texts and Cultural Agents

Gediminas Urbonas
Associate Professor and Director at the MIT Program in Art, Culture and Technology
Co-founder of Urbonas Studio

 

Advisory Board

Alvaro Arzamendi
Business and Management
Pre-Texts in Cohauila, Mexico.

Carla Fernandez
Fashion Designer
Mexico

José Darío Gutiérrez
Cultural and Arts Manager and Collector
Colombia

Naseemah Mohamed
Director of Pre-Texts programs in Africa
Msc, Student in Comparative International Education Policy from Oxford University

Hugo Quinto
Cultural Maganer and Arts Collector
Founder GT20/21

Pedro Reyes
Artist and Cultural Agent
Mexico

Pier Luigi Sacco
Professor of Cultural Economics, IULM University, Milan.
Visitor professor Romances Languages and Literature Department, Harvard University.

Clara J. Schejtman
Professor of Psychology at the University of Buenos Aires
Argentina

Nomeda Urbonas
Artist
Co-founder Urbonas Studio                                                   

Pilar Vicuña
Historian and Cultural Manager
Visitor Scholar at Romances Languages and Literature Department at Harvard University

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Staff

Doris Sommer
Founder and Faculty Director
dsommer@fas.harvard.edu
  
Jose Luis Falconi
Director of Publications
falconi@fas.harvard.edu
 
Nassemah Mohamed
Programs for Africa
naseemah.mohamed@gmail.com

Federico Olivieri
Administrator
f.olivieri.culturalagents@gmail.com
 
Laura Oliveros
Coordinator
lauramaria89@gmail.com

 

 

INTERN

Stephanie Soler, Master’s Candidate in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and Expressive Arts Therapy, Lesley University, 2018. Cultural Agents Initiative, 2016

 

FORMER INTERNS

William Ieong, Boston University, graduating class of 2018.
Social Media, 2014-2015.

Jenny Fung, Harvard University, graduating class of 2016. 
Cultural Agents, Fall 2015

Joel Ostdiek, University of Notre Dame, Pre-Texts in Uganda, June 2015.
 
Javier Aranzales, Harvard University, Pre-Texts in Uganda, June 2015.
 
Amanda Benett, University of Alabama, SROH Fellow, Cultural Agents Intitiave, Summer 2015.
 
Kelly McGee, Harvard University, SHARP Fellow, Cultural Agents Initiative, Summer 2015.
 
Maria Isabella Paez, Boston University, Cultural Agents Initiative, Summer 2015.
 
Ki Dae (Kevin) Kwon, Seoul International School, Cultural Agents Initiative, Summer 2015.
 
Mariana Grajales, Ph.D. Candidate in Comparative Literature with a concentration in Translation Studies and Latin American Literature, SUNY Binghamton University.
Pre-Texts and Web Content Development, 2014-2015.
 
Hazel Colón, Cultural Affairs Manager.
Fundraising and Grant Writing, Spring 2015.

Wanwan Weng, Master of Education Candidate in the Harvard Graduate School of Education's Language & Literacy Program, 2015.
Assistant Coordinator of Pre-Texts, Spring 2015.
 
Gabrielle Lieberman, Master of Education Candidate in the Harvard Graduate School of Education's Language & Literacy Program, 2015.
Assistant Coordinator of Pre-Texts, Spring 2015.
 
David Gómez, Ph.D. Candidate in Social Anthropology at the Universidad Nacional de Colombia.
Newsletter Contributor and Internship Researcher, Fall 2014-Spring 2015.
 
Jesse Shulman, Harvard University, SHARP Fellow, Summer 2014
 
Josh Stallings, Harvard University, SHARP Fellow, Summer 2014