Dr. Brooke Kandel-Cisco and Dr. Susan Adams
Dr. Kandel-Cisco is Associate Professor of Education and Director for the METL and International Baccalaureate (IB) programs at Butler University’s College of Education and Dr. Susan Adams, Assistant Professor of Education at Butler University’s College of Education and their co-Fellow, Ms. May-Oo Mutraw, President of the Burmese Community Center for Education, have been named Tutu Fellows for their project “Welcoming New Neighbors, Finding Brothers and Sisters” that includes the creation of a documentary film featuring Burmese refugees living in Indianapolis and the faith communities that have welcomed them. Videography assistance is provided by Butler University student researchers, Tim Valentine, Senior Digital Media Production (CCOM), and Josh Gaal, Senior Art and Design Major (JCA). Butler Graduate student of Effective Teaching and Leadership, Danielle Noonan, will also be assisting with research during the project. The documentary aims to raise local awareness of the Burmese community and engage faith communities in conversations that will foster interfaith cooperation and collaboration.