The Diversity Scholars Network is a scholarly community committed to advancing understandings of historical and contemporary social issues related to identity, difference, culture, representation, power, oppression, and inequality — as they occur and affect individuals, groups, communities, and institutions. The following individuals join an international community of over 1,000 diversity scholars in order to:

  • Engage in a scholarly community to collaborate and mobilize for social change
  • Receive support to produce your scholarship
  • Access opportunities to translate and disseminate your scholarship
  • Become part of a collective to advance diversity scholarship in the academy

Welcome, new members!

Ximena Zúñiga
Professor of Education
University of Massachusetts Amherst 

Xing Zhang
Postdoctoral Fellow
University of Wisconsin-Madison

Najah Zaaeed
Assistant Teaching Professor in Food Studies and Nutrition
Syracuse University 

Hyung Chol (Brandon) Yoo
Associate Professor of Psychology
Arizona State University

Tiffany Yip
Professor of Psychology
Fordham University

Varaxy Yi
Assistant Professor of Educational Leadership
California State University, Fresno

Christina Yao
Assistant Professor of Educational Administration
University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Soua Xiong
Assistant Professor of Student Affairs and College Counseling
California State University, Fresno

Camilla Würfel-Delsid
Professor/Instructor in the Center for Human Services
University of California, Davis

Akilah Wise
Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Rollins School of Public Health
Emory University 

Camille Wilson
Professor of Education
University of Michigan

Apryl Williams
Assistant Professor of Sociology
Susquehanna University 

Kidada Williams
Associate Professor of History
Wayne State University

Craig Wilkins
Lecturer in the College of Architecture and Urban Planning
University of Michigan

Rebecca White
Associate Professor of Family & Human Development
Arizona State University

Lorey Wheeler
Research Assistant Professor in the Nebraska Center for Research on Children, Youth, Families and Schools
University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Myra Washington
Associate Professor of Communication
University of New Mexico

Lucretia Ward
Professor of Psychology
University of Michigan

Jessica Walker
LSA Collegiate Fellow in the Department of American Culture
University of Michigan

Vanessa Volpe
Assistant Professor of Psychology
Ursinus College

Lynn Videka
Carol T. Mowbray Collegiate Professor of Social Work
University of Michigan

Kristan Venegas
Professor of Education, Teaching, Practice, and Research
University of Southern California

Nicholas Vargas
Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology and Center for Latin American Studies
University of Florida

Phitsamay Uy
Associate Professor of Education
University of Massachusetts Lowell

Makeda Turner
Assistant Director of Academic Programming & Student Development
University of Michigan

Sophie Trawalter
Associate Professor of Public Policy and Psychology
University of Virginia

Rosa Toro
Assistant Professor of Psychology
California State University, Fresno

Fernando Tormos-Aponte
Scholars Strategy Network Postdoctoral Fellow
University of Missouri-Saint Louis

Theresa Tinkle
Professor of English and Arthur F. Thurnau Professor
University of Michigan Ann Arbor

Idia Thurston
Assistant Professor of Psychology
University of Memphis

William Thomson
Research Fellow in the Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning
University of Michigan

James Thomas
Assistant Professor of Sociology
University of Mississippi

Tenisha Tevis
Assistant Professor in the Department of Adult and Higher Education
Oregon State University 

Judy Tan
Assistant Professor of Medicine
University of California, San Francisco

Thandi Sulé
Associate Professor of Higher Education
Oakland University

Carola Suárez-Orozco
Professor of Human Development and Psychology
University of California, Los Angeles

SaraEllen Strongman
Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Afroamerican and African Studies
University of Michigan

Ashley Stone
Assistant Professor of Higher Education Administration
The George Washington University

Carmen Stokes
Associate Professor in the School of Nursing
University of Michigan-Flint

Dafina-Lazarus Stewart
Professor & Co-Coordinator of Student Affairs in Higher Education
Colorado State University

Ruth Staus
Professor of Nursing, Global Health, and Social Medicine
Metropolitan State University

Beth Sondel
Research Assistant Professor of Education
University of Pittsburgh

Ana Soltero Lopez
Assistant Professor of Education
California State University, Fresno

Sara Soderstrom
Assistant Professor in Organizational Studies & Program in the Environment
University of Michigan

Jeremy Snipes
Assistant Professor of Education
Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville

Monica Smith
Vice President for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion/Chief Diversity Officer
Augustana College

Shailen Singh
Assistant Professor
Texas State University

Jameliah Shorter-Bourhanou
Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow in the Department of Philosophy
College of the Holy Cross

Leslie Jo (LJ) Shelton
Assistant Professor of Higher Education
University of Arkansas

Jama Shelton
Assistant Professor of Social Work
Hunter College

Jae Sevelius
Associate Professor of Medicine
University of California, San Francisco

Eleanor Seaton
Associate Professor in the T. Denny Sanford School of Social and Family Dynamics
Arizona State University

Louise Seamster
Postdoctoral Teaching Associate in the Department of Sociology
University of Tennessee-Knoxville

Judith Scott
Assistant Professor of Social Work
Boston University

Amy Schulz
Professor in the Department of Health Behavior and Health Education
University of Michigan

Katie Schultz
Assistant Professor in the School of Social Work
University of Michigan

Arthur Scarritt
Professor and Chair in the Department of Sociology
Boise State University 

Edda Santiago-Rodríguez
Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Medicine
University of California, San Francisco

Muniba Saleem
Assistant Professor of Communication Studies
University of Michigan

Aspen Russell
Research Associate
Association for Women in Science

Stephen Rush
Professor in the School of Music, Theatre & Dance
University of Michigan

Ericka Roland
Postdoctoral Research Scholar in Higher Education Leadership
University of Texas at Austin

Noralis Rodríguez-Coss
Assistant Professor of Women's & Gender Studies
Gonzaga University

Brandon Robinson
UC Chancellor's Postdoctoral Fellow
University of California, Riverside

Shawn Robinson
Senior Research Associate in Wisconsin's Equity and Inclusion Laboratory
University of Wisconsin Madison

Debra Roberts
Associate Professor of Psychology
Howard University

Deshunna Ricks
Adjunct Instructor in the School of Education and School of Humanities, Religion, and Social Science
Fresno Pacific University

Jennifer Richeson
Philip R. Allen Professor of Psychology
Yale University

Kristen Renn
Professor of Higher, Adult, & Lifelong Education and Associate Dean of Undergraduate Studies for Student Success Research
Michigan State University

Michael Reisch
Distinguished Professor of Social Justice in the School of Social Work
University of Maryland

Victor Ray
Assistant Professor of Sociology
The University of Tennessee Knoxville 

Lissa Ramirez-Stapleton
Assistant Professor of Deaf Studies
California State University, Northridge

Marla Ramirez
2018-19 Postdoctoral Fellow at the Mahindra Humanities Center
Harvard University
Assistant Professor of Sociology & Sexuality Studies
San Francisco State University

Raquel Rall
Assistant Professor of Higher Education
University of California, Riverside

Susan Radzilowski
Adjunct Lecturer in the School of Social Work
University of Michigan

Rebecca Quintana
Learning Experience Designer in the Office of Academic Innovation and Lecturer in the School of Education
University of Michigan

Ava Purkiss
Assistant Professor of American Culture and Women's Studies
University of Michigan

Sonia Pranger
Assistant Professor of Social Work
Fresno Pacific University

Alisse Portnoy
Associate Professor of English
University of Michigan

Jessica Pool
Senior Research Associate at the Research Triangle Institute
Center for Evaluation and the Study of Educational Equity

Ana Paula Pimentel Walker
Assistant Professor in Urban Planning
University of Michigan

David Pilgrim
Vice President for Diversity and Inclusion Office
Ferris State University

Tasha Philpot
Professor of Government
University of Texas at Austin

Sabita Persaud
Associate Professor in the School of Nursing
Notre Dame of Maryland University

Laura Perna
Professor of Education
University of Pennsylvania

Norma Perez-Brena
Assistant Professor of Family and Consumer Sciences
Texas State University

Cristina Pérez
National Center for Institutional Diversity Postdoctoral Fellow
University of Michigan

Edlyn Peña
Associate Professor of Higher Education Leadership
California Lutheran University

Nynikka Palmer
Assistant Professor of Medicine
University of California, San Francisco

Daphna Oyserman
Professor in the Department of Psychology
University of Southern California

Natassia Ott
Education Research Analyst
RTI International

Robert Ortega
Associate Professor of Social Work
University of Michigan

Adaurennaya Onyewuenyi
Assistant Professor of Psychology
The College of New Jersey

Pamela Oliver
Professor in the Department of Sociology
University of Wisconsin, Madison

Dana Murphy
LSA Collegiate Fellow in the Department of English Language and Literature
University of Michigan

Erik Mueggler
Professor of Anthropology
University of Michigan 

Otrude Moyo
Associate Professor of Social Work
University of Michigan-Flint

Eva Moya
Associate Professor of Social Work
Univerity of Texas at El Paso 

Dawne Mouzon
Associate Professor in the Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

Anna Mountford-Zimdars
Associate Professor in Higher Education
University of Exeter

Daniel Mosquera
Professor of Hispanic and Latin American & Caribbean Studies
Union College

Meghan Morris
Assistant Professor of Epidemiology
University of California, San Francisco

Munyane Mophosho
Lecturer in Speech-Language Pathology
University of the Witwatersrand

Beronda Montgomery
MSU Foundation Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Michigan State University

Donald Mitchell
Professor of Education
Bellarmine University

Amy Milligan
Batten Endowed Assistant Professor of Jewish Studies and Women's Studies
Old Dominion University

Brilliant Mhlanga
Senior Lecturer in Humanities
University of Hertfordshire

Lisa Meeks
Assistant Professor of Family Medicine
University of Michigan

Barbra Meek
Professor Anthropology and Linguistics
University of Michigan

Darris Means
Assistant Professor of College Student Affairs Administration
University of Georgia

Katherine McKnight
Senior Education Researcher
RTI International

Dennis McCunney
Director of Intercultural Affairs
East Carolina University

Sarah Mayorga-Gallo
Assistant Professor of Sociology
University of Massachusetts Boston

Aresha Martinez-Cardoso
Provost's Postdoctoral Fellow and Instructor in the Department of Public Health
University of Chicago

Arvind-Pal Mandair
Associate Professor in the Department of Asian Studies
University of Michigan

Kate Lupton
Associate Professor of Medicine
University of California, San Francisco

David Luke
Director of the Intercultural Center
University of Michigan-Flint

Fantasy Lozada
Assistant Professor of Psychology
Virginia Commonwealth University

Karla Loya
Assistant Professor of Educational Leadership
University of Hartford

Antoine Lovell
Adjunct Professor of Social Work
Tulane University

Mayra Lopez-Humphreys
Associate Professor in the Department of Social Work and Director of the BSW Program
The College of Staten Island

Kizzy Lopez
Assistant Professor of Social Work
Fresno Pacific University

Steven Lonn
Director of Enrollment Research and Data Management
University of Michigan

Wei Li
Professor of Asian American Studies and Geography
Arizona State University

Jeremy Levine
Assistant Professor of Organizational Studies and Sociology (by courtesy)
University of Michigan

Raul Leon
Associate Professor in the Department of Leadership and Counseling
Eastern Michigan University

Leece Lee-Oliver
Assistant Professor of Women's Studies and Director of American Indian Studies
California State University, Fresno

Richard Lee
Professor of Psychology
University of Minnesota

Hye-ryeon Lee
Professor of Communicology
University of Hawaii at Manoa

Joo Young Lee
National Center for Institutional Diversity Postdoctoral Fellow
University of Michigan

Evyn Lê Espiritu
Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow of Asian American and Asian Diaspora Studies
College of the Holy Cross

Tony Laing
Director of the Men of Color Initiative and Lecturer in African American Studies
University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh

Teresa LaFromboise
Professor in the Graduate School of Education
Stanford University

Petra Kuppers
Professor of English and Women’s Studies
University of Michigan

Charis Kubrin
Professor of Criminology, Law & Society
University of California, Irvine

Nora Krinitsky
Michigan-Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow
University of Michigan

Heather Knauer
Postdoctoral Fellow in the School of Social Work
University of Michigan

Nolan Kline
Assistant Professor of Anthropology
Rollins College

Debi Khasnabis
Clinical Associate Professor of Educational Studies
University of Michigan

Nancy Khalil
Assistant Professor of Arab and Muslim American Studies
University of Michigan

Shawn Jones
Assistant Professor of Psychology
Virginia Commonwealth University

Jalin Johnson
Assistant Professor Business and Organizational Leadership
Brandman University

Oscar Jimenez-Castellanos
Associate Professor & Founding Director of Latinx Education Research Center
Santa Clara University

Raevin Jimenez
LSA Collegiate Fellow in the Department of History
University of Michigan

Masahito Jimbo
Professor of Family Medicine and Urology
University of Michigan

Shirley Jackson
Chair and Professor of Black Studies
Portland State University

Elena Izaksonas
Assistant Professor of Social Work
Metropolitan State University

Marita Inglehart
Professor of Dentistry & Adjunct Professor of Psychology
University of Michigan

Virginia Huynh
Associate Professor of Child and Adolescent Development
California State University, Northridge

Diane Hughes
Professor of Applied Psychology and Director of the Center for Research on Culture, Development, and Education
New York University

Lesli Hoey
Assistant Professor of Urban and Regional Planning
University of Michigan

Justin Hodge
Clinical Assistant Professor of Social Work
University of Michigan

Michael Hicks
Assistant Professor of Education
Centenary College of Louisiana

Cristina Herrera
Professor and Chair of Chicano and Latin American Studies
California State University, Fresno

Maciel Hernández
Assistant Professor of Psychology
Portland State University

Kasey Henricks
Assistant Professor of Sociology
University of Tennessee

Jaclynn Hawkins
Assistant Professor of Social Work
University of Michigan

Yvette Harris
Professor of Psychology
Miami University

Lauren Hammond
Assistant Professor of History
Augustana College

Gordon Hall
Professor of Psychology
University of Oregon

Blake Gutt
Postdoctoral Scholar in the Michigan Society of Fellows and Assistant Professor in the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures
University of Michigan

Maria Guajardo
Deputy Vice President
Soka University

Charity Griffin
Assistant Professor of Psychology
Winston-Salem State University

Aaron Griffen
Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Denver School of Science and Technology Public Schools

Alessandra González
Senior Research Associate in the Department of Economics
University of Chicago

Elsa Gonzalez
Assistant Professor of Higher Education
University of Houston

Juan Gonzalez
Associate Professor in the Department of Educational Leadership
California State University, Fresno

Leslie Gonzales
Associate Professor in the Department of Education Administration
Michigan State University

Laura Gonzales
Assistant Professor of English
The University of Texas at El Paso

Jennifer Gómez
Postdoctoral Fellow in Psychology
Wayne State University

Simona Goldin
Director of Instructional Design for Seminars and Special Programs
University of Michigan

Fatma Göçek
Professor of Sociology and Women's Studies
University of Michigan

Kathleen Gillon
Assistant Professor of Higher Education
University of Maine

Maia Gil'Adi
Assistant Professor of English and Latinx Literature
University of Massachusetts Lowell

Gyasmine George-Williams
Assistant Professor of Education
University of La Verne

Chrystal George Mwangi
Assistant Professor of Higher Education
University of Massachusetts Amherst

Luz Garcini
Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Psychology
Rice University

Claudia Garcia-Louis
Assistant Professor of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies
University of Texas at San Antonio

Michael Galaty
Professor of Anthropology and Director of the Museum of Anthropological Archaeology
University of Michigan

Terri Friedline
Associate Professor of Social Work
University of Michigan

Kimberly Freeman
Associate Dean of the Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences and Chief Diversity Officer
University of Southern California

Elena Foulis
Senior Lecturer in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese
The Ohio State University

Katherine Fobear
Assistant Professor of Women's Studies
California State University, Fresno

Tiffany Flowers
Assistant Professor of Education
Georgia State University

Paul Fleming
Assistant Professor of Health Behavior & Health Education
University of Michigan

Sasha Fleary
Evans Family Assistant Professor of Child Study and Human Development
Tufts University

Frank Fernandez
Assistant Professor of Higher Education
University of Houston

Jacob Faber
Assistant Professor of Sociology and Public Service
New York University

Alexander Erolin
Assistant Professor of Business
The College of Idaho

Katrina Ellis
Assistant Professor of Social Work
University of Michigan

James Ellis
Assistant Research Scientist in the School of Social Work
University of Michigan

Ron Eglash
Professor in the School of Information
University of Michigan

Jessica Edwards
Assistant Professor of English
University of Delaware

Angela Ebreo
Associate Research Scientist in the Diversity Research & Policy Program
University of Michigan

Allison Earl
Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology
University of Michigan

Antonie Dvorakova
Senior Researcher in the Olomouc University Social Health Institute
Palacky University

Myles Durkee
Assistant Professor of Psychology
University of Michigan

Maria Dixon
Associate Professor Organizational Communication and Senior Advisor to the Provost
Southern Methodist University

Anne Curzan
Professor of English, Linguistics, and Education
University of Michigan

Michael Cunningham
Professor of Psychology
Tulane University

Clare Corbould
Associate Professor of History
Deakin University

Shauna Cooper
Associate Professor of Psychology
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Blanche Cook
Assistant Professor in the School of Law
Wayne State University

Terri Conley
Associate Professor of Psychology
University of Michigan

Anne Cong-Huyen
Associate Digital Pedagogy Librarian
University of Michigan

Lisa Coleman
Senior Vice President of Global Inclusion and Strategic Innovation and Chief Diversity Officer
New York University

Kevin Cokley
Professor of Educational Psychology and African & African Diaspora Studies
University of Texas at Austin

Ryon Cobb
Assistant Professor of Social Work
University of Texas at Arlington

Javier Clavere
Chair of the Department of Music
Berea College

Yolaine Civil
Clinical Instructor of Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases
Michigan Medicine

Jesus Cisneros
Assistant Professor of Educational Leadership
University of Texas at El Paso

Devika Choudhuri
Professor of Counseling
Eastern Michigan University

Barry Checkoway
Professor of Social Work
University of Michigan

Celina Chatman Nelson
Associate Dean of Academic Diversity and Inclusion
Columbia University

Doris Chang
Associate Professor of Psychology and Director of Clinical Training
The New School

Jaime Chahin
Professor of Education and Dean of the College of Applied Arts
Texas State University

David Chae
Human Sciences Associate Professor
Auburn University

Adriana Cervantes-González
Lecturer of Curriculum and Instruction
California State University, Fresno

José Causadias
Assistant Professor in the Sanford School of Social and Family Dynamics
Arizona State University

Andrés Castro Samayoa
Assistant Professor of Higher Education
Boston College

Christi-Anne Castro
Associate Professor of Musicology
University of Michigan

Juan Casas
Associate Professor of Psychology
University of Nebraska at Omaha

Santiba Campbell
Assistant Professor of Psychology
Bennett College

Marlene Camacho-Rivera
Assistant Medical Professor
City University of New York

Christy Byrd
Assistant Professor of Learning Sciences
North Carolina State University

Janice Byrd
Assistant Professor of Counselor Education and Supervision
Kent State University

Sheretta Butler-Barnes
Associate Professor of Social Work
Washington University in St. Louis

Brian Burt
Assistant Professor of Higher Education
Iowa State University

Anthony Burrow
Associate Professor of Human Development
Cornell University

Jade Burns
Research Fellow in the School of Nursing and Department of Health Behavior and Biological Sciences
University of Michigan

Kathleen Burlew
Professor Emeritus of Psychology
University of Cincinnati

Nate Brown
Professor of Mathematics
Pennsylvania State University

Robin Brewer
Presidential Postdoctoral Fellow
University of Michigan

Ethriam Brammer
Assistant Dean in the Rackham Graduate School
University of Michigan

Ginny Boss
Assistant Professor of Leadership Studies
Kennesaw State University

Alana Biggers
Assistant Professor of Medicine
University of Illinois-Chicago

Odessa Benson
Assistant Professor in the School of Social Work and Detroit School of Urban Studies
University of Michigan

Audrey Bennett
Professor of Art and Design
University of Michigan

Ramona Beltran
Associate Professor of Social Work
University of Denver

Shawn Bediako
Associate Professor of Psychology
University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Magdalena Barrera
Associate Professor of Chicana and Chicano Studies
San Jose State University

Annahita Ball
Assistant Professor in the School of Social Work
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Barbara Auris
Associate Professor of ESL
Montgomery County Community College

Maria Arquero de Alarcon
Associate Professor in Architecture and Urban & Regional Planning
University of Michigan

Pamela Aronson
Professor of Sociology
University of Michigan-Dearborn

Riana Anderson
Assistant Professor of Public Health
University of Michigan

Samira Ali
Assistant Professor of Social Work
University of Houston

Adam Alexander
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Oklahoma Tobacco Research Center

Stephen Aguilar
Assistant Professor of Education
University of Southern California

Tahereh Aghdasifar
Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of Women's and Gender Studies
Loyola Marymount University

Omolade Adunbi
Associate Professor in the Department of Afroamerican and African Studies
University of Michigan

Robert Adams
Associate Professor of Architecture and Art & Design
University of Michigan