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Climate Committee

The Department of Mathematics climate committee is dedicated to addressing and maintaining a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment within Mathematics. Contact information is below.

The charge of the climate committee is to:

  • Make concrete recommendations to the Chair and to the Executive Committee of possible actions or policy changes on DEI matters.
  • Take input from the math department community (climate surveys, listen to complaints), and from outside sources (consultants, literature) to inform said recommendations.
  • Serve as a consultant to people or committees seeking input on improving DEI in their purviews.
  • Organize and encourage participation in events that promote an increased understanding of equity and diversity issues within the department.
  • Outline principles for a positive department climate.

Climate Committee Members

  • Faculty Representatives:
    • Hanna Bennett 
    • Anthony Bloch (Department Chair)
    • Liliana Borcea 
    • Mel Hochster 
    • Sarah Koch 
    • Alejandro Uribe (Chair)
    • Nina White 
  • Grad Student Representatives:
    • Alana Huszar
    • Nawaz Sultani
  • Staff Representative: 
    • Teresa Stokes 

If you have any comments or concerns about climate issues in the department, please let the committee know by emailing committee members individually or email the committee as a whole at math-climate-committee@umich.edu .