About the MLK Day Committee

2021–22 MLK Day Planning Committee

Co-Chairs of the 2021–22 Martin Luther King Day Planning Committee are Assistant Professor of Theater Cliff Odle and Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies Tyler Harper.

  • Andrew Baker, Assistant Professor of History
  • Phyllis Graber Jensen, Director of Photography and Video, Bates Communication Office
  • Jan Hovden, Lecturer in Rhetoric, Film, and Screen Studies, and Director of Debate
  • Sam Jean-Francois ’23
  • Gwen Lexow, Director of Title IX and Civil Rights Compliance, President’s Office
  • Brittany Longsdorf, Multifaith Chaplain
  • Melani McGuire, Director of HRIS and Project Management, Human Resources
  • Aaliyah Moore ’24
  • Justin Moriarty, Lecturer in Theater and Technical Director, Department of Theater and Dance
  • Brenda Pelletier, Associate Director, Dining, Conferences and Campus Events
  • Stephanie Pridgeon, Assistant Professor of Hispanic Studies
  • James Reese, Associate Dean for International Student Programs, Center for Global Education