Our Shared Future Team & Key Collaborators:

  • Omar Poler, Indigenous Education Coordinator, Division for Teaching and Learning
  • Catherine Reiland, Assistant Vice Provost and Director of the Wisconsin Idea Seminar
  • Makamae Sniffen, Graduate Student in Educational Policy Studies, Our Shared Future Project Assistant
  • Kelly Copolo, Academic Program Specialist, Division for Teaching and Learning
  • Christy Clark-Pujara, Department Chair, African American Studies
  • Stephen Kantrowitz, Professor, History
  • Carla Vigue, Director of Tribal Relations
  • John Zumbrunnen, Senior Vice Provost for Academic Affairs and Vice Provost for Teaching and Learning

Past Project Assistants:

  • Kristin Klingman, Graduate Student, Human Ecology
  • Molli Pauliot, Graduate Student, Anthropology


We are immensely grateful to Our Shared Future’s many contributors and collaborators over the years. To all who have dedicated resources, time, talents, and thought to the Our Shared Future effort, you have our deepest thanks.