Proctors and Head Teaching Consultants

  • Interdisciplinary Fellow in the Humanities and Social Sciences

    Britt Threatt graduated from Rhodes College with BAs in English literature and theatre; she earned a MA in Africana Studies from Brown University in 2019 and is now pursuing her doctorate in the same program. Her research intersects performance studies, literary theory, monster theory, and women’s history. She studies slave legacies in Black women’s science fiction and fantasy. Britt began working with the Sheridan Center in Spring 2019 through their Teaching Certificate program and joined the Writing Center that Fall 2019 where she has worked since.

  • Head Teaching Consultant

    Kevin is a fifth-year PhD candidate in the Department of Portuguese and Brazilian Studies and also holds Doctoral Certificates in Hispanic Studies and Collaborative Humanities. His research looks at the role of extractivism in the creation of imaginaries of Amazonia in twentieth- and twenty-first century literature from Brazil, Colombia, and Peru. Kevin first became engaged with the Sheridan Center through the Sheridan Teaching Seminar and the Writing Center. He has since served as a Teaching Consultant and participated in the inaugural Seminar for Transformation Around Anti-Racist Teaching with his department team. This year, he is also serving as an Editorial Proctor at the Center for Language Studies, where you can regularly find him at language technology and pedagogy workshops. Before coming to Brown, Kevin earned a B.A. with distinction in Latin American Studies and Portuguese from Yale University and worked as a Fulbright English Teaching Assistant in Bragança, Portugal. He speaks Portuguese, Spanish, and Galician.

  • Head Teaching Consultant

    Sarah is a Deans’ Faculty Fellow and Visiting Assistant Professor of Earth, Environmental, and Planetary Sciences. Her research focuses on understanding precipitation and environmental change in a warming world through paleoclimate reconstructions using marine sediment proxies. Sarah has been involved with the Sheridan Center since 2018. She has earned certificates from the Sheridan Teaching Seminar and Course Design Seminar. Sarah was a Fellow in the Seminar for Transformation around Anti-Racist Teaching (START) for the change team in the Department of Earth, Environmental, and Planetary Sciences (DEEPS) in which she created DEEPS specific guidelines and best-practices to advance inclusive, anti-racist, equity-minded change in teaching, learning, and syllabus development. Sarah has been a Teaching Consultant since Fall 2020. Sarah earned a B.A. in Geology with a Math minor from the College of Wooster, an M.Sc. and Ph.D. in Earth, Environmental, and Planetary Sciences from Brown University.

  • Head Teaching Consultant

    Sofia is a 5th year PhD Candidate in the Department of Slavic studies. She is an international student from Saint Petersburg, Russia, where she earned a BA and a MA in History of Art. Her research involves female representation in Soviet painting and poster art. At Brown she received her MA in Slavic Studies and TA-ed courses in Russian Language and Russian Cinema. She has been involved with the Sheridan Center since year one of her PhD program and completed the Sheridan Teaching Seminar (Certificate I), the Course Design Seminar, and two Proctorships. She was a Teaching Consultant in the fall of 2021, and she looks forward to being a Head Teaching Consultant this academic year.