Aly W. Corey

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Associate Director for Inclusive Learning Environments

Bascom House Rm 106B

     Pronouns: they/them/theirs

Prior to their role at Harvard, Aly managed the Laboratory on Race and Popular Culture at the University of Colorado at Boulder for several years. They also worked with the Futures of American Studies Institute at Dartmouth where they organized a conference and updated processes to ensure gender inclusivity.



B.A. University of Chicago, Music
M.A. Dartmouth College, Liberal Arts
Ph.D. University of Colorado, English/American Studies

Scholarship/Creative Work

Aly earned a Ph.D. in English from the University of Colorado at Boulder, a MA in Liberal Studies (Cultural Studies Track) from Dartmouth, and a BA in Music from The University of Chicago.

Aly has published and presented on pedagogical approaches, including “Activist Pedagogies,” “Toward a Trans Listening Practice,” “Sounding Out Racial Difference,” and “Teaching Racist Texts.” Aly has also won awards for excellence in teaching and service.

While at Harvard, Aly spearheaded a cross-campus accessible education initiative and facilitated and participated in conversations on race, gender, class, and sexuality in U.S. culture.

  • Co-Chair, Dively Committee
  • Co-Chair, Trans Inclusion Committee
  • Racial Justice Opportunity Grants
  • Minority Coalition Advisor
  • Social Change Film Series Curator
  • Indigeneities, Race, Gender and Sexuality Initiative


Aly W Corey is Associate Director of the Davis Center for Inclusive Learning Environments. They joined Williams in 2021. Prior to coming to Williams, they taught Social Justice Activism, Race and Citizenship in North America, and Contemporary American Literature & Popular Music at Harvard.