Advisory Board

The Advisory Board, along with the Executive Council, makes up the governing mechanism of NAVSA and is elected into position by the general membership. For further information about the Executive Council and the Advisory Board, see our Constitution under "About NAVSA" (left-hand menu). If you have an issue that you wish to see addressed, feel free to write to the President of NAVSA, Dennis Denisoff, or to any individual member of the Executive Council or Advisory Board. The current members of NAVSA's Advisory Board are as follows:

Canadian Open-Category Representatives

Karen Bourrier  (2018-2020)
Department of English, U of Calgary

Margaret Linley  (2017-2019)
Department of English, Simon Fraser U

Mary Elizabeth Leighton  (2016-2018)
Department of English, U of Victoria

American Open-Category Representatives

Carolyn Williams  (2018-2020)
Department of English, Rutgers U

Andrew Elfenbein  (2017-2019)
English, U of Minnesotta

Rachel Ablow  (2016-2018)
Department of English, SUNY, Buffalo

Disciplinary Representative: Art History

Jonah Siegel  (2018-2020)
Department of English, Rutgers U

Disciplinary Representative: Foreign or Comparative Literature

Priti Joshi  (2017-2019)
Department of English, U of Puget Sound

Disciplinary Representative: History

Christopher Ferguson  (2016-2018)
Department of History, Auburn U

Non-Traditionally Employed Representative

Sarah Weaver (2019-2021)
CSLI Publications and Precourt Institute for Energy, Stanford U

Early-to-Mid Career Representative

Alicia Mireles Christoff (2019-2021)
Amherst College, Department of English

Graduate-Student Representative: US

Miranda Butler  (2018-2019)
Department of English, U of California, Riverside

Graduate-Student Representative: Canada

Amy Coté  (2017-2018)
Department of English, U of Toronto

Past Members of the Board

Faculty Graduate Students
James Eli Adams, Tim Barringer, Alison Booth, Mary Wilson Carpenter, Susan Casteras, Alison Chapman, Anna Clark, Jay Clayton, Julie Codell, Richard Dellamora, Kate Flint, Elaine Freedgood, Pamela Gilbert, Daniel Hack, Anne Helmreich, Linda K. Hughes, Christopher Keep, Lorraine Janzen Kooistra, John Kucich, Teresa Mangum, Sharon Marcus, Nancy Rose Marshall, Jill Matus, Deborah Epstein Nord, Yopie Prins, Erika Rappaport, Cannon Schmitt, Marjorie Stone, Lisa Surridge, Herbert Tucker, Judith Walkowitz, Carolyn Williams, and Amy Woodson-Boulton Dory Agazarian, Heather Bowlby, Bassam Chiblak, Kenneth Crowell, Laura Eidam, Maha Jafri, Katherine Magyarody, John MacNeill Miller, Kari Nixon, Lorenzo Servitje, Rebecca Soares, and Anne Sullivan