Ina Dixon is a graduate research fellow in the CHW and a PhD student in American Studies at UNC-Chapel Hill. Previously, she led a project of Virginia Foundation for the Humanities called History United. In this role, Ina coordinated community programs, oral history collection and teacher workshops that encouraged a more diverse understanding of local history, and supported a renewed sense of identity for the Danville, Virginia area. Ina holds a BA in Liberal Arts from St. John’s College in Annapolis, Maryland and a MA in History from the University of Chicago.