The CCC faculty steering committee represents the three tracks of the CCC program. This committee admits students once each year, with applications due in early January. The steering committee also oversees program structure and policy and monitors student progress in required and elective courses, qualifying exams, and admission to candidacy.
Steering Committee Members*
Chair, CCC Program Director: Associate Professor Tonya Hansel, representing Social Work
Associate Professor Catherine McKinley, representing Social Work
Associate Professor Stephen Ostertag, representing Sociology
Senior Professor of Practice Chris Oliver, representing Sociology
Professor Adeline Masquelier, representing Urban Studies
Associate Professor Jesse Keenan, representing Urban Studies
*Faculty research leaves may occasion interim appointments to the steering committee.
CCC Program Support
Ann Schumacher, Assistant Dean for Graduate Programs, School of Liberal Arts
Andres Gonzalez, Sr. Program Coordinator, School of Liberal Arts – Interdisciplinary Programs
Above: Deans Kimberly Foster, School of Science and Engineering; Brian Edwards, School of Liberal Arts; Thomas LaVeist, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine; and Iñaki Alday, School of Architecture, who were all appointed in 2018 (photo by Paula Burch-Celentano, © 2018 Tulane University)