This project is funded by the Great Lakes Colleges Association “Grand Challenge” Grant. The grant was used to leverage additional funding from the Hewlett Mellon Presidential Discretionary Fund at Wooster. Contact Amyaz Moledina for more information.


Principal Investigators

Amyaz Moledina (Wooster), Isis Nusair (Denison), and Ibra Sene (Wooster)

Emeritus: Joanna Grabski (Arizona State, former Denison Faculty)


Initial Collaborating Staff, Faculty, and Students 


Marieke Herrmann (German)

Katherine Holt (History)

Seiko Matsuzawa (Sociology)

Leah Mirakhor (English)

Beth Muellner (German)

Christina Welsch (History)

Vince Discipio, Roger Dills, and Jon Brietenbucher (Information and Educational Technology)

Maansi Kumar ’18 (Economics, Womens and Gender Studies) Mobility Studies Research Student Assistant



Gary Baker (German)

Taku Suzuki (East Asian and International Studies)