International Camp for Democratic Leadership 2022
Russell is a retired attorney living in Washington, DC. He enjoys studying history and looks to Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks as someone who shows democratic leadership.
Teresa “Terrie” Garcia
Terrie is a postsecondary educator living in Santa Rosa, Texas. She enjoys studying opportunity costs, education, communication, and postsecondary options, including traditional and nontraditional types. Her example of someone who shows democratic leadership is President Ricardo Solis of South Texas College in McAllen, Texas.
Tara is a Digital Campaign Manager based out of Tucson, Arizona and Washington, DC. She enjoys studying a variety of disciplines, including political science, philosophy, psychology, creativity writing, and other humanities fields. She looks to Former US President Barack Obama as an example of democratic leadership in action.
Ormand is a humanities teacher in Chapel Hill, North Carolina on the east coast of the United States. He enjoys studying the culture of the American south, spends a lot of time learning about different trees and plants, and is unabashedly obsessed with the novels of Thomas Bernhard. North Carolina Congressional Candidate, Jeff Jackson, is his example of someone who shows democratic leadership.
Stacy works as a catering chef in Hartsville, South Carolina. She enjoys studying psychology and looks to soldiers as examples of democratic leadership in action.
Josef “Joe” Fischer
Josef is an architect in Atlanta, Georgia, who likes to study map/city palimpsests, city planning, policy and standard changes, and child education. He looks to Georgia Gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams as someone who shows democratic leadership.
Maude is currently a PhD student living between Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium and Washington, DC (though she will be attending the ICDL from Madrid, Spain!). She enjoys studying literature because, as Spivak said, “literature trains the reader’s imagination to enter other people’s worlds,” and she views Lisette Lombé as someone who exemplifies democratic leadership.
Cynthia works as a university professor in Louisville, Kentucky. She is a sociologist, who studies race, class, gender, and sexual inequalities in the US, as well as writes and teaches on microresistance (i.e. ways in which people can resist in the face of intersectional microaggressions they encounter in their daily lives). Cynthia looks to Elizabeth Warren as a person of democratic leadership.
Jonathan “Jon” Zarecki
Jonathan is an Associate Professor of Classics in Greensboro, North Carolina. He enjoys studying Roman Republican history, oratory and persuasion, and the living city of Rome. Winston Churchill is his example of someone who shows democratic leadership.
Kristen works as a Communications Strategist primarily out of Bozeman, Montana in the heartland of the US. She enjoys studying human behavior and looks to Former US President Barack Obama as someone who demonstrates democratic leadership.
Cheyanne Edwards is a student at Coker University in Darlington, South Carolina where she is studying to become a biology teacher. She enjoys studying education and looks to her youth group leader for an example of democratic leadership.
Laura is a teacher of philosophy and PhD student in Calgary, Canada, where she is studying philosophy and Greek. Laura chose Cristina Fernández de Kirchner as an example of someone who shows democratic leadership.
Lauryn is a student from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in the United States, who enjoys studying English and philosophy. She believes Georgia Gubernatorial candidate, Stacey Abrams, shows democratic leadership often and well.