Meet the Staff

Professional Staff 

Joshua Segui, J.D.
Interim Director

Joshua_Segui@brown.edu

Joshua serves as the Interim Director of the BCSC. His work facilitates opportunities for students to connect their curricular with co-curricular scholarship, embrace diversity, and be agents of change in their respective communities. He works closely with students, faculty, alumni, and colleagues to create and implement initiatives that facilitate an inclusive campus environment, as well as build a sense of community among students of color and their allies. Additionally, Joshua coordinates leadership development for underrepresented students and their organizations, and incorporates academic rigor into student programming. Center programs under his charge include the student advisory board, the heritage series, student of color initiatives, and student-faculty engagement initiatives. Joshua is an experienced instructor, tutor, and advisor. He is also passionate about class based analysis, feminist literature, queer theory, and race theory. Joshua earned his JD from the University of Southern California and his BA in Ethnic Studies at Wesleyan University.

Anne Marie Ponte
Coordinator, Co-Curricular Initiatives

Anne_Ponte@brown.edu
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Anne Marie is pursuing her BA in Psychology and minor in Ethnic Studies at the University of Rhode Island. She has been a loyal employee of Brown University for 24 years, with 13 years in the Center. In her new position, she will provide supervision to Heritage Series Programmers, advising to Center-affiliated student organizations, and professional support for the Center's finances and facilities. Her work will help to promote critical learning and engagement for students in the Center. Anne Marie will work alongside the Assistant Director for Co-Curricular Initiatives, Joshua Segui, JD. Other co-curricular programs include faculty co-sponsored workshops, Student of Color Initiatives, and The Next Thing (TNT) advising. 

Anthony T Mam, M.S.
Coordinator, First Year and Sophomore Programs

Anthony_Mam@brown.edu
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Anthony oversees the media relations, communications, events, welcome and front desk functions of the Center. He works alongside the Assistant Director for First Year and Sophomore Programs to provide logistical support for the ALANA mentoring program, Minority Peer Counselors, and Third World Transition Program. Anthony coordinates the development and implementation of the Social Justice Peer Education program, a means for students to help educate the Brown community in social justice. Anthony also serves as the Chair of the Staff Diversity and Inclusion sub-committee on the President's Staff Advisory Council (SAC). He is passionate about developing and engaging students in conversations about race and ethnicity, hopefully building upon knowledge and preparing students to enter a diverse work environment. Anthony earned his MS in College Student Personnel from the University of Rhode Island and his BS in Actuarial Mathematics from Bryant University.

Niyolpaqui Moraza-Keeswood, '16
Coordinator, Native American and Indigenous Studies

Niyopalqui_Moraza-Keeswood@brown.edu

Niyo is acting coordinator of Native American and Indigenous Studies. As part of his position, he provides academic and student program support for NAISAB (Native American and Indigenous Studies at Brown) faculty and Native American and Indigenous students and student groups. He is working to promote the establishment of a Native American and Indigenous Studies program, develop connections with local indigenous communities and Brown, and provide logistical support for NAIS programming and events. Niyo works closely with Alumni Relations to engage Native American and Indigenous alumni in Brown initiatives, coordinating the efforts to develop the Native American alumni group. Additionally, he collaborates with Brown Admissions on the recruitment of Native American and Indigenous students to Brown University. Niyo is Chichimeca and an enrolled member of the Navajo nation. He earned his BA in Anthropology from Brown University.

Ana DeLos Santos
Custodian II

Born in the Dominican Republic, Ana began at Brown University in January of 2004. Six months later she was assigned to the Center and has served the Center for the last nine years.

Graduate Interns

Tina M. Park, PhD '17
Tina_M_Park@brown.edu

Tina received her BA in Political Science from the University of California Los Angeles and her Master's in Urban Planning from New York University's Robert F. Wagner School of Public Service. She is a doctoral student in the Department of Sociology at Brown studying housing consumption behaviors and housing inequality, particularly of Asian Americans and other contemporary immigrant groups in the United States. As a graduate intern, she will provide workshops and programming around political engagement, activism, and direct action organizing, as well as provide student leader support.