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Are you a faculty member or a student with questions about the minor and/or awards? Please contact the program co-chairs, Tom King and Toni Shapiro-Phim

Are you a student who is interested in signing up for the minor? Please contact the Undergraduate Advising Head, Tom King.

Thomas King
*Thomas King
Undergraduate Advising Head, CAST
Associate Professor of English
781-736-2149 Rabb Graduate Center, 244
Toni Shapiro-Phim
*Toni Shapiro-Phim
Associate Professor and Chair, CAST
Assistant Director (outside the tenure track) of the Program in Peacebuilding and the Arts at the International Center for Ethics, Justice and Public Life
781-736-7744 Abraham Shapiro Academic Complex, 311
Barbara Strauss
*Barbara Strauss
Academic Administrator, CAST
Senior Department Coordinator, International Center for Ethics, Justice and Public Life

Barbara Strauss is the senior department coordinator for the Ethics Center and the academic administrator for the minor in Creativity, the Arts, and Social Transformation. A Brandeis alum, she received a B.A. in English in 2002 as part of the Creative Writing Track, and an M.F.A. in fiction in 2009 at Lesley University.