About the Working Group

Our Working Group is the major on-campus organization assisting the work of the Roberson Project. Its principal purpose is to help support and guide the Project in meeting its core objectives for scholarship, curricular development, community outreach, and reconciliation. The Group’s membership is drawn from the faculties and students of the College and the School of Theology and the staff of the university. 

Liesl Allingham

Associate Professor, Department of German

Rachel Fredericks

Assistant Director, Sewanee Career Center

Kairi Gardner, C'22

Student, College of Arts and Sciences

John Grammer

Professor, Department of English

Nicky Hamilton, C'99

Senior Associate Director, Office of Civic Engagement

Mark Hopwood

Assistant Professor, Department of Philosophy

Ben King

Professor of Christian History and Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, School of Theology

Malcolm McLaurin, T’21

Student, School of Theology

Tiffany Momon

Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of History

Britney Ogbunugafor, C'22

Student, College of Arts and Sciences

Ashley Simpson, T'22

Student, School of Theology

Klarke Stricklen, C'22

Student, College of Arts and Sciences

James Tengatenga

Bishop, Visiting Professor of Global Anglicanism, School of Theology

Eric Thurman

Associate Professor, Department of Religious Studies

John Willis

Jessie Ball duPont Professor of History; co-director, Yale-Sewanee Collaborative for Southern Appalachian Studies