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MASD Visiting Faculty

In addition to core faculty and staff, MA in Social Design students learn from visiting faculty from a variety of disciplines and backgrounds.

View past and present visiting faculty bios via the links below.

MASD Faculty

Myra Margolin

Myra Margolin is a community psychologist specializing in community-based media production. She has worked in a wide range of settings helping people create media about their lives and communities. She recently led photography workshops for women in rural South India and has previously worked in Brazil and Rwanda. In the US, Myra works primarily with young people, including incarcerated youth. At MASD, Myra teaches key community psychology concepts—including theories of empowerment and social change—to enable the students to develop effective, well-conceptualized projects that truly promote social justice. Her films have been shown on PBS and at film festivals throughout the U.S. Myra is currently completing her doctoral studies, received an MA in Community Psychology from the University of Illinois and holds a BFA in film and video production from New York University.

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Cecili Thompson Williams

Cecili Thompson Williams is Director of Beyond the Bomb and the Founder & Chief Strategist at We Divine Water, where she helps change-making clients maximize their results through strategy, communications, & marketing services for missions that are too important to fail. Cecili has over a decade and a half of experience leading mission-driven campaigns with organizations including Amnesty International USA, RESULTS Educational Fund, and the National Partnership for Women & Families. A strong believer in continually building power and capacity, Cecili has trained thousands of campaigners on how to maximize their impact within their organizations and in the world at large.

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