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Nina Warnke

Assistant Dean of the Martha Rivers Ingram Commons

Warnke is Assistant Dean of The Martha Rivers Ingram Commons, Vanderbilt University's living and learning community for first-year undergraduates.  She is responsible for THe Commons' academic initiatives such as Vanderbilt Visions (an extended Orientation program for all first-year students facilitated by teams of faculty and undergraduate peer mentors) and Commons Seminars (1-credit experimental seminars for first-year students). 




Nina Warnke came to Vanderbilt from the University of Texas at Austin.  She is currently completing a book titled From Scorn to Nostalgia:  Early American Yiddish Theater and the Cultural Politics of the Jewish Immigrant Press.