Fellows of Jonathan Edwards

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Sarah Chang


Bio:

Sarah is the Director of Student Accessibility Services, the office responsible for accommodations for all students at the university that register with a disability. Before coming to Yale, she worked in many areas of disability support including serving as a disability advocate, managing residential facilities for adults with disabilities, and as a disability coordinator at Washington University in St. Louis. Sarah earned a B.S. from University of Missouri St. Louis and a J.D. from University of North Carolina School of Law at Chapel Hill. She grew up in rural Missouri and identified as a first-generation and low-income student. When Sarah’s not working with students, you can find her hiking Connecticut trails with her family and Old English Sheepdog, Coco.

Contact Sarah at sarah.chang@yale.edu

Sharon Chekijian


Bio:

Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

sharon.chekijian@yale.edu

Marian Chertow


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Associate Professor of Foresty & Envrionmental Studies and of Management

marian.chertow@yale.edu

Oswaldo Chinchilla Mazariegos


Bio:

Oswaldo Chinchilla Mazariegos is an Associate Professor at Yale University, Department of Anthropology, and formerly professor at the University of San Carlos and curator at the Museo Popol Vuh, Universidad Francisco Marroquín, Guatemala. His research focuses on Mesoamerican art, religion, and writing, and he has conducted extensive field research at various sites in Guatemala, focusing especially on the settlement patterns, urbanism, and sculptural art of the Pacific Coastal site of Cotzumalhuapa. In 2011, he was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship for his work on Cotzumalhuapa art and archaeology. His recent work on Mesoamerican religion and art has resulted in a series of innovative papers, and the book Imágenes de la Mitología Maya (2011), which examines mythological themes in Maya, in the light of a broad, comparative assessment of relevant sources that include the Popol Vuh and other narratives from all over Mesoamerica. In addition to numerous articles in major journals, he is the author of Cotzumalguapa, la Ciudad Arqueológica: El Baúl-Bilbao-El Castillo (2012), Guatemala, Corazón del Mundo Maya (1999); editor of Arqueología Subacuática: Amatitlán, Atitlán (2011); and coeditor of The Decipherment of Ancient Maya Writing (2001), and The Technology of Maya Civilization: Political Economy and Beyond in Lithic Studies (2011).

Dr. Roger Colten


Bio:

Dr. Roger Colten is the Senior Collections Manager for the Anthropology Division at the Peabody Museum of Natural History at Yale University and an archaeologist who specializes in the study of coastal and island sites, focusing on the analysis of vertebrate animal remains (bones).  While his dissertation research focused on Native American adaptations to coastal environments in southern California, he has more recently analyzed museum collections from Europe and Cuba that are housed at the Peabody Museum.  In addition to his museum collections research he has participated in archaeological field projects in California, Germany, Israel, Italy, Malta, Michigan, and Nevada.  He has worked in several other museums including the Fowler Museum of Cultural History at UCLA and the National Museum of Natural History at the Smithsonian. He would be happy to talk with students about the Peabody Museum, museum collections research, or archaeological field work. You can reach him at roger.colten@yale.edu.

Lynn Cooley


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Dean of the Graduate School of Arts & Sciences

lynn.cooley@yale.edu

Helen Cooper


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Holcombe T. Greene Curator Emeritus of American Paintings and Sculpture at Yale University Art Gallery

helen.cooper@yale.edu

Gwyneth Crowley


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Librarian for Economics, Psychology, and Statistics & Data Science at Yale University Library

gwyneth.crowley@yale.edu

Jonathan Dach


Bio:

Jonny Dach, JE ’08 JD 13, is Governor Ned Lamont’s policy director and chief of staff. Prior to joining the Lamont campaign and administration, he clerked for Judge Rowan Wilson of the New York Court of Appeals, worked to advance women’s legal rights for the U.S. Department of State, and served as the Obama-Biden administration’s equivalent of a concert roadie, traveling to cities across the country and around the world to staff events for the President and Vice President. He’s happy to have returned to America’s greatest small city—New Haven!—and looks forward to speaking with students considering careers in law, politics, or public service.

Judge Robert N. Davis


Bio:

Robert N. Davis is a George W. and Sadella D. Crawford Visiting Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School. He was appointed by the President of the United States as a Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims on December 4, 2004. He served as Chief Judge from October 9, 2016, until December 3, 2019.

Prior to his judicial appointment, Davis was a full tenured professor of law at Stetson University College of Law, Gulfport, Florida. He joined the Stetson law faculty in August 2001 after teaching for 13 years at the University of Mississippi School of Law, where he was a tenured full professor. He has also held teaching positions at the University of South Florida, Georgetown University Law Center, the University of Memphis, and Washington and Lee University. He has taught in summer programs at the University of Hawaii; Downing College, England; and Concordia International University, Estonia; and has lectured at Makerere University School of Law in Uganda and at the University of Papua New Guinea.

Davis has taught constitutional law, administrative law, national and international security law, alternative dispute resolution, counterterrorism, and international and domestic sports law.

He is the founder of the Journal of National Security Law and has held positions of leadership with the American Bar Associations’ Standing Committee on Law and National Security, the Federalist Society, and the American Association of Law Schools. He has written numerous articles on a variety of subjects, including a recent article published by the Texas Tech Law Review titled: “Veterans Fighting Wars at Home and Abroad.” He has been a frequent commentator on television, radio, and newspapers regarding national security, terrorism, constitutional law, and elections issues. While teaching in Mississippi, he was appointed by the Governor as a Mississippi Commissioner to the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws.

Davis has extensive experience as an arbitrator and mediator with the American Arbitration Association. He was a mediator with the United States Postal Service and was an arbitration panel member with the United States Olympic Committee.

Davis presides over the veterans court as a decorated Navy veteran. During his Navy career as an intelligence officer, he took a variety of active duty assignments around the world, including assignments to Headquarters European Command 1991, Stuttgart, Germany; Mediterranean Deployment Aboard the USS America 1993; Joint Analysis Center 1994, Molesworth, United Kingdom, DOD Foreign Officer Exchange Program 2000, Papua, New Guinea; Joint Fleet Exercise USS Coronado 2001, San Diego, CA; National Security Agency in 1997, 1998 and 2000; a presidential recall in 1999 to Bosnia; recall to active duty after the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001, to the Joint Intelligence Directorate at MacDill Air Force Base, Tampa, Florida; and Joint Staff Response Cell in support of OEF and OIF, Pentagon, 2005–2007.

Davis graduated from the University of Hartford, West Hartford, Connecticut, in 1975 and the Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, D.C., in 1978. He practiced as an appellate attorney for five years with the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Washington, D.C. Davis subsequently spent four years with the United States Department of Education, Washington, D.C., in the business and administrative law division. He also briefly served as a Special Assistant United States Attorney in the District of Columbia as part of a Federal agency exchange program.

Davis is an avid sportsman and naturalist enjoying a variety of sports and hobbies including traditional Chinese Kung Fu and Tai Chi (Pai Lum Tao), birdwatching, hiking, biking, swimming, camping, tennis, and golf. He enjoys traveling and speaks elementary Spanish and German.