Tammy Nyden

Grinnell College

Tammy Nyden is an associate professor of Philosophy at Grinnell College and co-founder and President of Mothers on the Frontline, a non-profit that uses storytelling for caregiver healing and children's mental health advocacy. A current recipient of the Obermann Fellowship in the Digital Liberal Arts and the Grinnell Innovation Grant, she is currently creating a new kind of course and workbook: Digital Storytelling for Social Justice. In preparation for this course, she is creating an archive of first-person digital stories on the School-to-Prison Pipeline.