Committee Members

Committee members are appointed by the New School president to serve staggered two-year terms. The ACIR consists of two trustees, two faculty members, two students, and two staff members. Faculty and student nominations come from the Faculty and Student Senate, respectively, or through self-nomination. All candidates are asked to submit biographical information describing relevant training and experience, as well as a statement of motivation.


  • Charles Allison, Chair


  • Bevis Longstreth
  • Malcolm Smith


  • Susan Sawyer
  • Ian Morlan

Student Representatives

  • Shannon Swimm

Office of Finance and Business (Support Staff)

  • Larry Woods
  • Linda Hird

Research Assistants

  • Brandt Weathers
  • Ian Howland

 Previous Committee Members

  • Terra Lawson-Remer, former faculty/Chair
  • Chris Crews, former student representative
  • Izza Aftab, former student representative

 Previous Research Assistants

  • Jens Astrup (2012-2014)
  • Kerwin Julien (2011-2012)
  • Johann Jaeckel (2010-2011)
  • David Stubbs (2010-2011)
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