May 29, 2020

Announcing 2020–2021 Tang Institute Fellows & Projects

20 fellows will work on 7 new and ongoing projects during the 2020–2021 academic year
by Andy Housiaux

The Tang Institute at Phillips Academy is excited to announce 20 fellows who will work on seven new and ongoing projects during the 2020–2021 academic year.

New projects will explore the relationship between big data and social inequality, based on the Tang Institute’s ongoing partnership with Opportunity Insights, and reflect on the process and milestones related to establishing Andover’s first ever all-gender housing. Ongoing projects include the Workshop, instructional coaching, and further development of ways to embed inquiry-based learning into Andover’s Biology 100 curriculum.

Following is the complete list of new and ongoing explorations for the 2020–2021 academic year. Visit Our Work page for additional information about each of these projects, and continue to connect with us through our blog and through events that feature conversations led by current Institute fellows and guests.



The Workshop

Andrea Bailey, Instructor in Biology

Chris Jones, Chair of the History and Social Science Department

Rafael Kelman, Instructor in Art

Corrie Martin, Instructor in English

Nicholas Zufelt, Instructor in Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science


Andover’s All-Gender Housing Initiative: Process, Impact, and Reflection

Emma Staffaroni, Instructor in English


Exploring Opportunity: Economics, Big Data, and Social Inequality

Ellen Greenberg, Instructor in Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science

Elizabeth Monroe, Instructor in History and Social Science

Tedd Parker, Instructor in History and Social Science

Miriam Villanueva, Instructor in History and Social Science


Instructional Coaching

Leo Calleja, Instructor in English

Patrick Rielly, Instructor in English

Juan Gabriel Sanchez, Instructor in History and Social Science

Bridget Tsemo, Instructor in English


The Ethi{CS} Project

Carol Artacho Guerra, Instructor in Physics

Kiran Bhardwaj, Instructor in Philosophy and Religious Studies

Steve Russell, Instructor in Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science

Nicholas Zufelt, Instructor in Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science


Redesigning Bio100: Creating an Accessible and Inclusive Model for Inquiry-Focused Learning

José Peralta, Instructor in Biology

Catherine Kemp, Instructor in Biology


Purpose and Proficiency in Spanish Curricula

Clara Isaza-Bishop, Chair of the Spanish Department, in collaboration with members of the Spanish Department



We look forward to sharing updates and highlights about each of these projects with you in the coming months and throughout the ’20–’21 academic year. Follow us on Twitter, Instagram, and Medium. Subscribe to our monthly newsletter, Notes on Learning.

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