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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

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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Alisha Rakin
Professor, History

I joined the Tufts history department in January 2008, after spending three years as a Junior Research Fellow at Trinity College, University of Cambridge. I received my Ph.D. in the History of Science from Harvard University in 2005 and my B.A. from Wellesley College in History and German Studies in 1996. 

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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

Eulogio Guzmán has a Ph.D. in art history and an M.A. in Latin American Studies in the fields of anthropology, history, and art history from the University of California, Los Angeles and earned a B.Arch. from the Southern California Institute of Architecture. He specializes on the sculpture and architecture of the Mexica (Aztec) and socio-political history and visual culture of colonial Mexico. His interests include visual manifestations of indigenous governance, Pre-Columbian architecture and urbanism, global interactions of the sixteenth and seventeenth century, colonial and post-colonial visual strategies, Open Churches of Sixteenth Century Mexico, the Habsburg empire, kunstkammer, museum studies, and modern architectural history. He has taught an array of courses on these topics at SMFA at Tufts since 2002.

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John Lurz
Associate Professor, English

Professor Lurz focuses his research on Nineteenth- and Twentieth-century British Fiction, especially James Joyce and Virginia Woolf; Literary Theory: semiotics, deconstruction, psychoanalysis, phenomenology; Media studies and the history of the book; Roland Barthes; Proust

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