Former Staff 1959-2021

Katie Elizabeth Apsey

Position title: Project Assistant (2017-2020)

Katie Apsey is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Art History at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and holds a master’s degree in Art History from Concordia University in Montreal. Her research focuses on Contemporary…

Loretta Freiling

Position title: Assistant (1959-2010)

Loretta Freiling, the remarkable staff person who helped Marshall Clagett establish the Institute in 1959, continued to work for the Institute until her second retirement in 2010. In many ways, she was the “human face”…

Hadis Ghaedi

Position title: Events Support (2017-2019)

Hadis Ghaedi is a Ph.D. Candidate in Second Language Acquisition at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Her research interests involve applied linguistics, discourse analysis, academic writing and second language acquisition. She has been teaching Academic Writing…

Ann W. Harris

Position title: Assistant to the Director (2009-2021)

Ann Wysor Harris joined the Institute for Research in the Humanities in July 2009. Before this she held positions in the Deans’ office at UW-Extension, at the Small Business Development Center, and at the School…

Daniel Kim

Position title: Project Assistant (2015-2017)

Daniel (Danny) Kim is a PhD Candidate in the History Department at the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a dissertation focusing on the history of modern Korea, especially the period of Japanese colonization, and the history…