Directors & Staff
The Baker-Nord Center for the Humanities recently welcomed Dr. Michele Tracy Berger as director of the Baker-Nord Center for the Humanities and the Eric and Jane Nord Family Professor in the Department of Religious Studies. As a scholar, educator, creative entrepreneur and artist, Dr. Berger has been an advocate and champion of the arts and humanities, especially within the field of women’s and gender studies. Moreover, her core commitments have been to facilitate work that centers the value of interdisciplinarity and intersectionality in asking transformative questions, solving problems and promoting equity.
Michele Tracy Berger, PhDDirectorBaker-Nord Center for the HumanitiesCollege of Arts and SciencesProfessorDepartment of Religious StudiesCollege of Arts and Sciences
Brian ClitesInstructorDepartment of Religious StudiesCollege of Arts and SciencesAssociate DirectorBaker-Nord Center for the HumanitiesCollege of Arts and Sciences
Maggie KaminskiAdministrative DirectorBaker-Nord Center for the HumanitiesCollege of Arts and Sciences
Malene Minor Johnson, PhDVirginia and Walter Nord Postdoctoral Fellow in the HumanitiesDepartment of Religious StudiesBaker-Nord Center for the HumanitiesCollege of Arts and Sciences
Daniel Goldmark, Associate Dean for Interdisciplinary Initiatives and International Affairs, Interim Director, 2021-2023
Peter Knox, CWRU Director, 2014-2021
John Orlock, Samuel B. and Virginia C. Knight Professor of Humanities, Interim Director, 2010-2014
Anne Helmreich, Senior Programming Officer, The Getty Foundation Director, 2007-2010, Associate Director, 2004-2007.
Timothy Beal, Florence Harkness Professor of Religion, CWRU Director, 2004-2007, Associate Director, 2002-2004
Tom Bishop, The University of Auckland, Founding Director, 1996-2004.
Marie Lathers, Elizabeth M. and William C. Treuhaft Professor of Humanities and French, CWRU Associate Director.
Catherine Scallen, Associate Professor of Art History, CWRU Associate Director.
Angela Wollacott, The Macquarie University, Sydney Associate Director.