Staff - Oklahoma Center for the Humanities


Sean Latham

Sean Latham is the Pauline McFarlin Walter Professor of English at The University of Tulsa where he serves as Editor of the James Joyce Quarterly and founding Director of the Oklahoma Center for the Humanities.

He is an internationally recognized expert in the field of modernism and is the author or editor of seven books, including Am I a Snob? (2003), The Art of Scandal (2009) and the Cambridge Companion to Ulysses (2014).

Alex Isaak

Alex Isaak is thrilled to join the Oklahoma Center for the Humanities as the Special Projects Coordinator. She is an experienced newscast, video and podcast producer with more than six years of experience. Before shifting her focus to the humanities, she worked at KOTV – News On 6 as the 5 PM Newscast Producer and produced special coverage, including a two-hour digital livestream during the 2022 Midterm Elections.  She is also the co-creator and producer for the Talk Film Society podcast, Dream Little Deeper, a critical retrospective of the Walt Disney Animation Studios.

Alex graduated from the University of Tulsa in 2019 with degrees in Media Studies and Creative Writing and was awarded the Dr. Robert Doolittle Top Media Studies Senior. She is also a graduate from TU’s Honors College.

Daniel Thater

Daniel Thater is a PhD student in English at the University of Tulsa. At TU, he works as an instructor of writing, an editor at the James Joyce Quarterly and a graduate assistant for the Oklahoma Center for the Humanities.