Commission for Diversity and Social and Economic Justice

Charge From the Board of Directors

The Commission for Diversity and Social & Economic Justice shall promote in social work education inclusion, equity, social and economic justice, and the integration of knowledge of how the multiple aspects of human diversity intersect. The commission shall perform this function through establishing and advancing collaborative partnerships with all Council on Social Work Education diversity and social justice-related commissions and affiliated groups, including external intra-professional and multidisciplinary partnerships. The commission shall work directly with all organizational units of the Council on endeavors related to diversity and social and economic justice, and serve in an advisory capacity to the Center for Diversity and Social and Economic Justice. Concerning itself with the impacts of oppression, power and privilege, the Commission shall also initiate and support efforts to expand the presence of historically oppressed and under-represented populations among students, faculty, and staff in social work education programs.

2012–2013 Annual Update

Councils

 



Committee Board
Chair Person
Committee Members
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  • Ruth G. McRoy
    Donahue and DiFelice Endowed Professor
    Boston College
    Chestnut Hill, MA
    Chair
    07/01/2013 - 06/30/2016
  • Michael Dentato
    Assistant Professor
    Loyola University Chicago
    Chicago, IL
    Commissioner
    07/01/2009 - 06/30/2015
  • Rashmi Gupta
    Assistant Professor
    San Francisco, CA
    Commissioner
    07/01/2014 - 06/30/2017
  • Jenny Jones
    Associate Professor & MSW Program Director
    Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University
    Tallahassee, FL
    Commissioner
    07/01/2013 - 06/30/2016
  • Kyoung Hag Lee
    Assistant Professor
    Wichita State University
    Wichita, KS
    Commissioner
    07/01/2012 - 06/30/2015
  • Bernice W. Liddie-Hamilton
    Director of Field Education
    Georgia State University
    Atlanta, GA
    Commissioner
    07/01/2010 - 06/30/2016
  • Noreen Mokuau
    Interim Dean & Professor
    University of Hawai‘i at Manoa
    Honolulu, HI
    Commissioner
    07/01/2013 - 06/30/2016
  • Susan Neely-Barnes
    MSW Program Coordinator & Associate Professor
    University of Memphis
    Memphis, TN
    Commissioner
    07/01/2012 - 06/30/2015
  • Michael Allen Robinson
    Assistant Professor
    East Carolina University
    Bath, NC
    Commissioner
    07/01/2014 - 06/30/2017
  • Sylvia Romero
    Waukegan, IL
    Commissioner
    07/01/2013 - 06/30/2016
  • Michele A Rountree
    Associate Professor
    University of Texas at Austin
    Austin, TX
    Commissioner
    07/01/2013 - 06/30/2016
  • Cathryne Schmitz
    Professor
    University of North Carolina at Greensboro
    Greensboro, NC
    Commissioner
    07/01/2010 - 06/30/2016
  • Martell Teasley
    Chair
    University of Texas at San Antonio
    San Antonio, TX
    Member-at-Large
    07/01/2009 - 06/30/2015
  • Leslie E. Tower
    Associate Professor
    West Virginia University
    Morgantown, WV
    Commissioner
    07/01/2013 - 06/30/2016
  • Hilary Weaver
    Professor
    University at Buffalo, State University of New York
    Buffalo, NY
    Commissioner
    07/01/2010 - 06/30/2016
  • Qingwen Xu
    Professor
    Tulane University
    New Orleans, LA
    Commissioner
    11/26/2013 - 06/30/2017