Grad Decade: 2000s

Cari Simson ’05

Cari Simson ’05 (Antioch Seattle, MA in Whole Systems Design) is an artist and an environmentalist who thinks in whole systems and has an impressive career working for social and environmental justice. She talks about her exhibit “Our Plastic Planet” which was presented as part of the opening event for the Our Blue Planet exhibition at the Seattle Art Museum. View the video here. 

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Pamela Harmon Rogers ’08

Pamela Harmon Rogers ’08 (Antioch New England, Environmental Studies, Science Teacher Certification) was named Middle School Science Department Chair at her school as well as her school’s Collins Award for outstanding Middle School educator of the year. She also became certified as a Nature and Forest Therapy guide.

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Arianna Alexsandra Collins ’01

Arianna Alexsandra Collins ’01 (Antioch New England, Environmental Administration) became the new Executive Director of the Hoosic River Watershed Association (HooRWA) on December 2021. This is a part-time position so she is happily still able to do her wild edibles land inventories work through her business Offerings for Community Building while rounding out her desire to serve as a leader for a small nonprofit environmental organization. “As a lover and resident of the Deerfield and Connecticut River watersheds I am excited to adopt and be adopted by the Hoosic River watershed,” said Collins. “I look forward to immersing myself in

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Harriet Schwartz ‘09

Dr. Harriet Schwartz ’09 (GSLC, PhD) is Professor of Relational Practice and Higher Education in Antioch’s Graduate School of Leadership and Change. Dr. Schwartz discusses teaching as a relational practice in her interview with Steven Robinow in his new podcast Teaching for Student Success (Ep 5). Listen to the podcast here. While Dr. Schwartz often applies Relational Cultural Theory (RCT) in the teaching context, she enjoyed the opportunity to shift focus and explore mentoring and other growth-fostering relationships through an RCT lens, as a guest on the podcast Mentor Chat, the podcast dedicated to all things mentoring, recently as well.

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Macall Gordon ’08

Macall Gordon ’08 (Antioch Seattle, MA) has conducted and presented research on the influence of what researchers term a “difficult” temperament on infant/child sleep and sleep training efforts, as well as whether there are “upsides”/strengths that accompany that temperament. “My research challenges the popular notion that extinction is quick, effective, and without side effects for every infant,” said Gordon. “Temperament, development, and physiology directly and tangibly impact the capacity for sleep, as well as outcomes of sleep interventions.” Gordon will be presenting her research at an infant studies conference in July that critically reviews the literature on the use of

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Kari Percival ‘01

Kari Percival ‘01 (Antioch New England, Environmental Science, General Science Teaching) released How To Say Hello To A Worm: A First Guide To Outside, a gardening picture book for ages 2-4. It was released on February 2, 2022, by Rise x Penguin Workshop at Penguin Random House. “I was inspired to write this guide to gardening for ages 2-4 by my experience leading the Early Birds’ Garden Club at the Malden Community Garden,” said Percival. “I’m an environmental educator, and I invited families with very small kids who wanted to learn to grow food to garden with me. As we

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Rebecca Kuder ‘01

Rebecca Kuder ’01 (Antioch Los Angeles, MFA) had her debut novel, The Eight Mile Suspended Carnival, published by What Books Press. (More at https://rebeccakuder.com/.)

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Kate Maruyama ‘09 

Kate Maruyama ‘09 (Antioch Los Angeles, MFA in Creative Writing) had her novella, Family Solstice, named Best Fiction Book of 2021 in the latest issue of Rue Morgue Magazine. Kate is an Antioch Los Angeles Undergraduate faculty member in Creative Writing.

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Shana Hormann ‘07

Dr. Shana Hormann ’07 (GSLC, PhD) was a featured guest on the Principal Insights podcast entitled, “Thinking About Organizational Culture, Organizational Trauma and Healing in Schools.” The episode focuses on organizational culture and its functions; characteristics of traumatized organizations; the importance of being aware of organizational health; and ways to create conditions for organizational healing.

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Elaine F. Campbell ’09

Dr. Elaine F. Campbell ’09 (Antioch New England, PsyD in Clinical Psychology) was quoted in the article “Mental health care – a crisis for teens and children in Western Mass” in The Reminder speaking about a crisis currently happening in the mental health care field – that there are not enough resources to meet the growing need for care for all ages, but especially children and teens. Read the article here. 

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Jan Byars ’09

Dr. Jan Byars ’09 (GSLC, PhD) President of LeadSync has published, A Call to Wholeness: Empowering Organizations Through Possibility (Balboa Press, 2021). Based on her dissertation, this new book shares a story about accepting power and recognizing possibility that is enhanced by tools and exercises that guide others into a new paradigm for life and business. Dr. Byars is a values-based leader and author specializing in transformational, sustainable, and adaptable change for individuals and organizations with the aim of developing capacity for conscious leadership.

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Thomas Doherty ’02

Thomas Doherty ’02 (PsyD in Clinical Psychology, Antioch New England) was featured in a recent NY Times article “Climate Change Enters the Therapy Room.” Doherty is a psychologist who specializes in climate anxiety and climate change therapy. Read the article here.* *May need a subscription to read.

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