James Carlisle is the administrative manager for the Scott Hall Hub departments of American Indian Studies, American Studies, & Chicano and Latino Studies. James brings a deep experience in education, strategic leadership, project management, evaluation and assessment, and oversight of diverse creative programs and staff to the Scott Hall administrative team.  He is committed to strong relationship building and offers an affable integrity and authentic vulnerability. James's educational and professional heart focus is in social justice, equity and access, and culturally responsive anti bias pedagogy. He has presented professionally at the Comparative Drama Conference, the American Association of Theater Educators Conference, and the New England Youth Identity Summit.

 James holds a Master of Science in Education from University of Minnesota Duluth, a Certificate in Stage Direction from Yale School of Drama, and a Certificate in Non-profit Arts & Culture Strategy from the University of Pennsylvania.


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Educational Background

  • Masters: Education, University of Minnesota
  • Bachelors: Education, Martin Luther College
  • Certificate in Directing for the Theater : Theatre, Yale School of Drama
  • Executive Certificate: Arts & Culture Strategy, Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management , University of Pennsylvania