People

To see the full bios of the Committee members, please click here.The SSI Committee for Responsible South Side Development is in charge of...

Associate Professor

Mary Catherine Foltz teaches in the English Department, American Studies program, and Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies program at Lehigh University. She is a scholar of contemporary U.S. literature with a particular focus on fictional representations of environmental crises and LGBTQ fiction...

Associate Professor of English

Seth Moglen is a South Side resident and teaches in the English Department and in the American Studies and Africana Studies programs at Lehigh University. He is a scholar of modern American literary and political movements (click here...

Associate Professor

Tamara Myers is an Associate Professor in the History Department, having arrived recently from the University of British Columbia. A specialist in gender, childhood, and juvenile justice, she is the author of Caught: Montreal’s Modern Girls and the Law, 1869-1945 and several volumes on...

Dr. Karen Pooley
Senior Associate at czb LLC

Karen Beck Pooley teaches courses through the Department of Political Science Department and the Environmental Initiative on city planning; housing, community development, and economic development policy; and urban agriculture. In addition, she is a Senior Associate at czb LLC, a neighborhood...

John Pettegrew
Associate Professor

John Pettegrew teaches U.S. history at Lehigh, specializing in late-19th and 20th-century thought and culture. His publications include the book Brutes in Suits: Male Sensibility in America, 1890-1920 (2007), an examination of the putatively male instinct of aggressiveness as ideologically...

Breena Holland
Associate Professor

Breena Holland is an Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science and the Environmental Initiative. Her primary research is in the areas of environmental policy and political theory and focuses on issues of valuation, justification, and participation in contemporary approaches to...

Julia Maserjian
Project Coordinator

Julia Maserjian is a digital scholarship project manager at the Lehigh University Library and Technology Services Center for Innovation in Teaching and Learning. She teaches “Community Study through Documentary Film” and has facilitated several documentary workshops.  She also advises faculty...