Faculty Chair: Kathleen Carmichael
The Faculty Chair is a senior faculty member who “guides the intellectual and programmatic life” of a residential college. In Slivka, they often take students to cultural and other unique events.
Kathleen Carmichael is Slivka’s Faculty Chair. She is an Associate Professor of Instruction in the Cook Family Writing Program where she teaches courses in literature, composition, and engineering communication AKA DTC. Those of you in McCormick will become acquainted with DTC if you’re not already. She is especially interested in the rhetoric of public policy, literatures of addiction, and representations of science in popular media.
Associate Chair: Quincy Thomas Stewart
The Associate Chair shares responsibilities with the Faculty Chair.
Quincy is our Associate Chair at Slivka. He is an Associate Professor of Sociology and a Faculty Fellow in the Institute for Policy Research. The courses he teaches concern racial inequality, quantitative methods, and statistics, while his research centers on formal models of social inequality. Outside of work, he enjoys reading, yoga and hanging out with his family.
Assistant Chair: Marlon Millner
The Assistant Chair is a graduate student who helps with the administrative duties of the residential college, such as organizing cross-RC events. They also act as a liaison between students and the Office of Residential Academic Initiatives.
Marlon Millner is a fourth-year Ph.D. student in religious studies. His work focuses on religion and race as categories forged in colonialism with effects for understanding the secular, modern world and its others. He works at the intersection of social theory, black critical thought, political theology, and Afro-Diasporic cultures. In his spare time he enjoys walking and tanning along Lake Michigan, eating international foods, and catching up on Netflix, Cartoon Network or ESPN.