Meet our staff
Sarah Bishop was appointed Interim Associate Director in December 2017 and Associate Director in July of 2018. Sarah has her B.A. in English literature, graduating with honors, magna cum laude, and Phi Beta Kappa from Northwestern University, and her Ph.D. in 20th Century American Literature and Film from the University of Virginia.
Kathy Porsch has held this position since April 1998. She has more than 30 years of grant development experience in the humanities, social sciences, arts, sciences, and engineering.
Andrew Hodgson is responsible for organizing and administering programs dedicated to serving the public, including the Humanities Lecture Series, public lectures, faculty seminars, Friends events, and outreach programming.
The Program Administrator assists the program coordinator in organization and administration of Hall Center public events as well as programs dedicated to serving KU faculty, staff, and graduate students, including seminars, workshops, and colloquia. The program administrator is also the primary administrator for the Hall Center affiliate New Generation Society of Lawrence.