Mia Ruyter is the Education and Outreach Manager for the Heyman Center for Humanities and the Society of Fellows in the Humanities, Columbia University. She received her B.A. in Fine Art and an MFA in Art from Hunter College in New York City. Mia is an artist and recently co-edited Carceral Notebooks Volume 10: Why Marriage? and co-curated an eponymous arts festival with Chuck Thurow in Chicago IL. Previous to her current position, she was the Director of Marketing at The Renaissance Society at the University of Chicago.