Natalie R. Montoya-Barnes

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Center and Program Coordinator

Davis Center

Montoya-Barnes brings a wealth of deep and varied experience and expertise in social and environmental justice education, in communications, design, and social media, as well as in various administrative functions to this role. She has served as a gallery educator at MASS MoCA, English language arts and social studies middle school teacher, graphic artist, and social media content and design consultant. She is active in the community, and has worked closely with Americorps and the Berkshire Natural Resources Council.



B.A. Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts, History
M.Ed. Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts

Areas of Expertise

Throughout her career, Montoya-Barnes has worked to serve and give voice to populations that are often underrepresented, underserved, and unheard. She earned a Bachelor of Arts in History and Politics from the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts, where she also served as a teaching assistant in the Political Science department and studied American electoral history, labor history, and American regionalism in the deep south. She earned a Master of Education from the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts.

  • Claiming Williams Committee
  • Event planning and management
  • Travel arrangements
  • Davis Center space reservation
  • Budgets and financial reporting
  • Office management
  • Website maintenance
  • Communications

Nat oversees administrative functions at the Davis Center. In doing so, she supports student-led and department programming. Nat works to meet the operational needs of student groups developing and leading initiatives.