Advisory Committee

The Advisory Committee will be formed to support the Director in his or her efforts to build the Center for Diversity and Social & Economic Justice, ensure the availability of adequate financial resources, achieve strategic priorities, and develop national prominence by providing strategic advice in areas such as: curriculum and educational strategies, faculty development, research strategies, organizational structure, communication, resource development, networking and advocacy, and content and subject matter.

The Advisory Committee bring distinctive knowledge in:

  • Curriculum and educational strategies, including learning theories and effective methods for teaching about social justice.
  • Faculty development, including providing opportunities for growth for faculty in the realms of diversity and social and economic justice.
  • Research strategies, including planning and conducting rigorous relevant research, and dissemination of findings.

 

Advisory Committee Members

Mimi Abramovitz
Bertha Capen Reynolds Professor of Social Work
Hunter College
iabramov@hunter.cuny.edu

Rocio Calvo
Associate Professor
Boston College
rocio.calvo@bc.edu 

Matt Epperson
Associate Professor
University of Chicago
mepperson@uchicago.edu 

Carrie Pettus-Davis
Assistant Professor
Washington University in St. Louis
cpettusdavis@wustl.edu 

Lorraine Gutiérrez
Professor
University of Michigan
lorraing@umich.edu 

Jenny Jones
Dean and Professor
Clark Atlanta University
jjones@cau.edu

Ruth McRoy
Donahue and DiFelice Professor
Boston College
mcroy@bc.edu

Luis Zayas
Dean and Robert Lee Sutherland Chair in Mental Health and Social Policy
University of Texas at Austin
lzayas@austin.utexas.edu