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HARTS (Humanities and Arts) Council

The HARTS Initiative is guided by the Humanities and Arts Council, a District-wide committee of faculty and staff members from across disciplines. Below is a list of current members.

HARTS Council members

  • Andrew Cohen, Chair, English – Sylvania
  • Martha Bailey, Philosophy – Cascade
  • Elizabeth Bilyeu, Art – Cascade
  • John Farnum, Philosophy – Sylvania
  • Liz Knight, English – Rock Creek
  • Andrea Lowgren, History and Women’s Studies – Cascade
  • Billy Merck, English – Southeast
  • John Mery, Music – Sylvania
  • Melissa Manolas, English – Rock Creek
  • Porter Raper, English – Cascade
  • Justin Rigamonti, English – Cascade
  • Elissa Minor Rust, English – Rock Creek
  • Megan Savage, English – Sylvania
  • Kristine Shmakov, World Languages – Sylvania
  • Patrick Walters, English – Sylvania
  • Christine Weber, Art – Sylvania
  • Vandoren Wheeler, English – Sylvania
  • Stephanie Whitney-Bradley, World Languages – Sylvania
Administrative liaison
  • Gene Flores, Division Dean, Visual and Performing Arts – Sylvania

If you would like to get involved with the HARTS Council or find out more about the Initiative, please send an email to harts@pcc.edu.