Vermont Humanities
Ron Miller wearing glasses in front of a stone archway

Ron Miller

Ron Miller of Woodstock has been an educational scholar and activist, teacher, publisher and bookseller, community leader and philanthropist. He has authored several books, and has founded, published, or edited several magazines.

Patricia Menduni wearing a white turtleneck and a black sweater, sitting on a red couch

Patricia Menduni

Patricia Menduni of Rutland has served as Community Liaison for Representative Peter Welch and spent ten years on Senator James Jeffords’ Rutland staff.

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Jinny Huh

Jinny Huh of Burlington is an Associate Professor of English at the University of Vermont, specializing in comparative race studies and detective fiction. She authored “The Arresting Eye: Race and the Anxiety of Detection.”

Denise Bailey wearing silver metal glasses with a brown top and a black shirt

Denise Bailey

Denise Bailey of Montpelier is a member of the legal bar in Vermont, Connecticut, and Pennsylvania, and operates a law office in Montpelier.

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Yasmine Ziesler

Yasmine Ziesler of Montpelier is chief academic officer for the Vermont State Colleges system.

Meg Ostrum

Meg Ostrum

Meg Ostrum of Montpelier is a consultant working with cultural organizations, public agencies, and artists throughout the country.

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Beverly Belisle, Vice Chair

Beverly Belisle of Winooski is the director of the Mosaic Center for Students of Color (MCSC) at the University of Vermont.

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Luis Vivanco

Luis Vivanco of Burlington is Professor of Anthropology at the University of Vermont, and Director of the UVM Humanities Center.

Vera Longtoe Sheehan

Abenaki culture bearer, master artist, educator and activist Vera Longtoe Sheehan serves her community as director of the Vermont Abenaki Artists Association, a multi-arts services organization.

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Randall Szott

Randall Szott of Montpelier is an Economic Development Specialist for the Vermont Agency of Commerce and Community Development.