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.

Councils

Annual Update Reports

 



Committee Board
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  • Jenny Jones
    Dean & Professor
    Clark Atlanta University
    Atlanta, GA
    Chair
    07/01/2016 - 06/30/2019
  • Ruth G. McRoy
    Donahue and DiFelice Endowed Professor
    Boston College
    Chestnut Hill, MA
    Co-Chair
    07/01/2016 - 06/30/2017
  • Edward J. Alessi
    Assistant Professor
    Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey Newark Campus
    Newark, NJ
    Commissioner
    07/01/2016 - 06/30/2017
  • Bronwyn Cross-Denny
    Assistant Professor
    Sacred Heart University
    Stamford, CT
    Commissioner
    07/01/2016 - 06/30/2017
  • Rashmi Gupta
    Assistant Professor
    San Francisco State University
    San Francisco, CA
    Commissioner
    07/01/2014 - 06/30/2017
  • Pilar Silvia Hornner
    Assistant Professor
    Michigan State University
    East Lansing, MI
    Commissioner
    07/01/2015 - 06/30/2018
  • Esther Langston
    Professor Emeritus
    University of Nevada, Las Vegas
    Henderson, NV
    Commissioner
    07/01/2016 - 06/30/2017
  • Kyoung Hag Lee
    Assistant Professor
    Wichita State University
    Wichita, KS
    Commissioner
    07/01/2015 - 06/30/2018
  • Mingun Lee
    Associate Professor
    Ohio University
    Athens, OH
    Commissioner
    07/01/2016 - 06/30/2017
  • Mo Yee Lee
    Professor
    Ohio State University
    Columbus, OH
    Commissioner
    07/01/2014 - 06/30/2017
  • Noreen Mokuau
    Dean & Professor
    University of Hawai‘i at Manoa
    Honolulu, HI
    Commissioner
    07/01/2016 - 06/30/2019
  • Rebecca Maldonado Moore
    Associate Professor
    New Mexico Highlands University
    Albequerque, NM
    Commissioner
    07/01/2016 - 06/30/2017
  • Ande Nesmith
    Assistant Professor
    St. Catherine University and University of Saint Thomas Collaborative
    St. Paul, MN
    Commissioner
    07/01/2016 - 06/30/2019
  • Lydia  P. Ogden
    Assistant Professor
    Lehman College, City University of New York
    Bronx, NY
    Commissioner
    07/01/2015 - 06/30/2017
  • Judy Postmus
    Associate Professor
    Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
    New Brunswick, NJ
    Commissioner
    07/01/2016 - 06/30/2017
  • Sylvia Romero
    Practitioner
    Waukegan, IL
    Commissioner
    07/01/2013 - 06/30/2017
  • Michele A Rountree
    Associate Professor
    University of Texas at Austin
    Austin, TX
    Commissioner
    07/01/2016 - 06/30/2019
  • Qingwen Xu
    Professor
    Tulane University
    New Orleans, LA
    Commissioner
    11/26/2013 - 06/30/2017