Contact a staff member for information about programming, resources or other news and opportunities.

  • Keira Amstutz
    President and CEO

    The former public servant who bridges communities, cultures & creatives to bring the public humanities to life.

    A lawyer with experience in public policy and fund development, Keira is passionate about developing creative humanities programming that encourages Hoosiers to think, read, talk and connect.

  • Kristen Fuhs Wells
    Director of Communications and Development

    A communicator who thrives on listening.

    Kristen oversees development and communications strategies for the organization, which includes donor relations, media relations, web, social media, and more.

  • George Hanlin
    Director of Grants

    A civic booster who loves to help others tell the story of our state.

    George serves as Indiana Humanities’ director of grants, helping to connect organizations across Indiana with funding for public humanities programs such as workshops, lectures, exhibits and reading programs.

  • Leah Nahmias
    Director of Programs and Community Engagement

    A prodigal Hoosier who likes to get people talking about important ideas.

    In her role as director of programs and community engagement, Leah plans a broad array of programming, including events tied to the current Quantum Leap theme.

  • Bronwen Fetters
    Executive Assistant & Program Associate

    An enthusiastic learner who enjoys reading, writing, talking and organizing.

    Bronwen manages general operations across the office and provides help with the administration and development of Indiana Humanities programming. She also oversees patron communications and book shipments for Novel Conversations, our statewide lending library.


  • Claire Mauschbaugh
    Events and Communications Associate

    A naturalized Hoosier who is passionate about facilitating meaningful conversations in fun and unique environments. 

    Claire organizes logistics and event details for a wide range of programs. She also assists in the promotion of our programs through social media.

Job Opportunities

Indiana Humanities seeks interns for each semester. Read a job description for a fall communications intern here and contact Kristen Fuhs Wells, director of communications and development, at with any questions.