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Diversity,Inclusion and Social Justice Committee

Purpose:

The Diversity,Inclusion and Social Justice Committee was created in 1990 by the Psychology Department to address issues of diversity,inclusion and social justice, especially as they relate to department graduate students, undergraduate students,faculty and staff in the areas of curriculum, recruitment, and retention.

Current Members

Faculty Members: Elissa Abod, Danielle Beatty, Bronwyn Hunter, Kenneth Maton, Nkiru Nnawulezi

Graduate Students: Ishita Arora, Merve Balkaya, Taylor Darden, Christa Lewis, Nicole Telfer, Jason Ashe, Anika Aquino

Chair:  Nkiru Nnawulezi

Accomplishments Related to Diversity and Inclusivity

  • Regular assessments of the climate of the department to examine our areas of strength and relative concerns.
  • Annual speaker series for diversity education and annual training opportunities for faculty and graduate students.
  • Large inclusive meeting where departmental community members share perceptions of the climate of our department and collaboratively brainstorm solutions.