Max Kade Center Advisory Board 2020-2021

Audrey Coleman

Audrey, Director and Director of Museum & Archives at the Dole Institute of Politics, leads initiatives related to engagement with collections, including instruction and research, exhibit development, public programming, and institutional partnerships. She is a Certified Archivist and member of the Kansas Historical Records Advisory Board and Humanities Kansas Speakers Bureau.

Andy Denning

Elspeth Healey

Elspeth is an Associate Librarian at the Kenneth Spencer Research Library, where she curates the library’s holding for Special Collections. Her position entails building the collections through purchases and donation, teaching with special collections materials, proposing and participating in digital projects, engaging in public outreach (from exhibitions to blog posts), providing reference assistance for on-site and remote researchers, and collaborating with colleagues in conservation and cataloging to enhance access to the library’s collections. Her areas of research interest include the History of the Book, special collections librarianship, and modernist literary community.

Ari Linden

Dr. Linden is associate professor in the Department of German Studies. His teaching and research interests include 20th-century German and Austrian literature, German-Jewish modernity, and critical theory. His book, Karl Kraus and the Discourse of Modernity, assesses the Viennese satirist Karl Kraus's literary production as well as his relationship to other important theorists of European modernity.

Amy Millet

Amy is a doctoral candidate in the Department of History at the University of Kansas. She is currently in Vienna, Austria, on a Fulbright research grant. Her work explores the connections between culinary consumption practices, such as cooking foreign recipes, purchasing imported ingredients, and dining in urban cafes, and Austrian cultural identity in nineteenth- and early twentieth-century Habsburg Europe.

Jim Morrison

Jim, retired Lecturer/ Academic Program Associate in the Department of German Studies and Program Coordinator, Testing Center for the Goethe Institute, serves as Assistant to the MKC Director. He teaches German for the professions and German business culture and evaluates German language proficiency for applicants for Fulbright grants and other awards.

David Roediger