Calian and Menard Recent NCIS Members

With a doctorate in Germanics from the University of Washington, Seattle-based Nicole Calian is author of the forthcoming monograph, “Played. The Human—Or what’s left of it in Kant’s Lectures on Pragmatic Anthropology.” A academic director of “Berlin Beyond the Wall,” at the University of Washington, Calian has published articles and reviews in both English and German, including a review of “Marriage, Gender, and Desire in Early Enlightenment German Comedy” by Edward T. Potter. She was the 2003 Fellow of the Simpson Center for the Humanities, “Connecting with the Community” at the University of Washington.

Martha Brown Menard holds a Ph.D. in Education/Research Methodology from the University of Virginia and is licensed by the state of South Carolina in massage therapy. Menard is co-executive director of the Academic Consortium for Complementary and Alternative Health Care in Mercer Island, Washington. In May 2015, she won the American Massage Therapy Association’s Dianne Polseno Lifetime Achievement Award and has lectured widely in the United States and Canada. She is author of Making Sense of Research, published in 2009 by Curties-Overzet Publishers Inc.

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