Karsh Institute Staff

Karsh Institute Staff

Melody C. Barnes
Executive Director
W.L. Lyons Brown Family Director for Policy and Public Engagement
J. Wilson Newman Professor of Governance, Miller Center
Senior Fellow, Karsh Center for Law & Democracy

Roberto Armengol
Multimedia Producer

Mary Beth Aungier
Events and Venue Planner

Frances Capaccio
Executive Assistant

Laurent Dubois
Director for Academic Affairs
John L. Nau III Bicentennial Professor in the History & Principles of Democracy

Stefanie Georgakis Abbott
Director of Programming

Jessica Kimpell Johnson
Director of Research
Manager of the Nau Lab on the History and Principles of Democracy

Jane Kulow
Lab Coordinator

Samyuktha Mahadevan
Project Manager, One Small Step

Claire Payton
Manager, Memory Project

Randy Richards
Senior Finance Generalist

Natalie Russell
Associate Director of Content and Marketing

Danni Schreffler
Assistant Director of Finance & Operations

Will Thompson
Program Manager

Erin Tör
Director of Communications

Nicole Woods
Managing Director