Cal Mackenzie (Vietnam, Then and Now) the Goldfarb Family Distinguished Professor of Government, joined the Colby faculty in 1978. He is the author of 15 books and is an elected fellow of the National Academy of Public Administration. In 1999-2000 he was the John Adams Fellow at the University of London, and he has twice been a Fulbright Scholar, in China in 2005 and Vietnam in 2012.

Callie Knowles Clapp '89

Callie Knowles Clapp ’89 (“A Null Set”) is a licensed social worker at Catholic Charities Maine in Portland, where she oversees a team providing community integration to the mentally ill. She is also a survivor of breast cancer and is working on transforming into a book the blog she used to share her health journey.

Kurt D. Nelson

Kurt D. Nelson ("The Spiritual Life of Colby College: Then, Now, and Next") arrived at Colby in August as the firstever dean of religious and spiritual life. He is a graduate of St. Olaf College and Yale Divinity School and comes to Colby from Dartmouth College. His passions include multifaith community, being a Lutheran, radical hospitality, and green theology.