The Center for the Humanities brings together researchers, faculty, and students to form an engaging community of scholars at Tufts University. The Center is overseen by a board of faculty, and supported by a director and program administrator. 

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Kwasi Ampene
Professor and Department Chair, Music
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Kendra Field
Associate Professor, History
Associate Professor, Studies in Race, Colonialism, and Diaspora
Director, History

Kendra Field is associate professor of history and director of the Center for the Study of Race and Democracy at Tufts University. Field is the author of Growing Up with the Country: Family, Race, and Nation after the Civil War (Yale University Press, January 2018). The book traces her ancestors' migratory lives between the Civil War and the Great Migration. Field also served as Assistant Editor to David Levering Lewis' W.E.B. Du Bois: A Biography (Henry Holt, 2009). Field's research and teaching areas include race, slavery, freedom, migration, and social movements in the long nineteenth century; African-American family history, memory, and public history. 

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Eulogio Guzman
Senior Lecturer
Project Manager
Degree Program Faculty
Graduate Program Advisor
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Kareem Khubchandani
Associate Professor
Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies
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Peter Levine
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Lincoln Filene Professor of Citizenship & Public Affairs, Tisch College
Professor, Political Science
Professor, Philosophy
Lincoln Filene Professorship in Citizenship and Public Affairs, Tisch College

Peter Levine is the Associate Dean of Academic Affairs and Lincoln Filene Professor of Citizenship & Public Affairs in Tufts University’s Jonathan Tisch College of Civic Life. He also appointments in Tufts' Political Science Department (tenure home), Philosophy Department, Science & Technology Studies, International Relations, and the Tufts Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute. He was the founding deputy director (2001-2006) and then the second director (2006-2015) of Tisch College's CIRCLE, The Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagement. In addition, Levine co-leads the Civic Studies major, teaches the Summer Institute of Civic Studies, and organizes the annual Frontiers of Democracy conference.

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John Lurz
Associate Professor, English

Program Administrator