Learn more about the Eastern Division of the Community College Humanities Association
The following states comprise the Eastern Division:
Connecticut, Washington DC, Delaware, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, and also Puerto Rico
Eastern Division President
Rebecca Williams is an Assistant Professor in the English Department/Division of Humanities, at Essex County College, where she teaches American Literature, African American Literature, Women’s Literature, and Composition. She initiated the college’s annual Humanities Division Conference, which is now in its 5th year. Prof. Williams is also a member of the college’s Africana Studies Program Committee, serves as co-chair of the Micheaux/Washington Black Film Series, and coordinates the Humanities Division’s annual Banned Books event. Her other academic interests include early American crime narratives, antebellum literature, African American modernism, popular culture, and memoir.
Eastern Division Vice President
Suzanne K. McCormack is Associate Professor of History at the Community College of Rhode Island where she teaches United States History, Women’s History, and Black History. She has recently begun a study of insane asylums in early-twentieth-century Massachusetts and Rhode Island. Suzanne holds a BA in history from Wheaton College (MA) and a PhD from Boston College.
Eastern Division Secretary
Tim Stewart is currently an Assistant Professor of English at the Community College of Rhode Island. Tim teaches World Literature, Film, and a variety of English Composition courses. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in English Literature from SUNY Albany and a Master’s Degree in English Literature from Portland State University, Oregon.