Implementation Team

Following the example of our Retriever Courage work, this team guides our campus community and the Office of Equity and Inclusion as we implement the Inclusion Council recommendations. Their priorities include:

  • Reviewing and prioritizing recommendations
  • Harmonizing internal contradictions
  • Identifying and engaging essential partnering departments or divisions.
  • Creating a plan of work

Members – Spring 2022

  • Chair: Carole McCann, Professor and Chair, Gender, Women’s, and Sexuality Studies
  • Co-Chair: Beatriz Gutierrez-Malagon, Coordinator for Leadership, Campus Life
  • Darcie Adams ‘23, Gender, Women’s and Sexuality Studies and Political Science
  • Keisha Allen, Assistant Professor, Education
  • Nadia BenAissa ‘20, Alumna, Founder, We Believe You
  • Rob Bennett, Lecturer, English; Chair, Adjunct Faculty Advisory Committee
  • Tamara Bhalla, Associate Professor, American Studies
  • Jeff Cullen, Director, Student Conduct and Community Standards
  • Erica D’Eramo, Assistant Director, Center for Women in Technology
  • Eric Ford, Director, Choice Program
  • Loren Henderson, Associate Professor, Sociology, Anthropology, and Public Health
  • Maggie Holland, Associate Professor, Geography and Environmental Studies
  • Jodi Kelber-Kaye, Associate Director, Honors College
  • Jasmine Lee, Director of Inclusive Excellence, Student Affairs
  • Chris Murphy, Professor, Psychology
  • Rehana Shafi, Director, Sherman STEM Teacher Scholars Program
  • Orianne Smith, Associate Professor, English
  • Nicole Telfer, Doctoral Student, Applied Developmental Psychology
  • Tory Williams, Assistant Director, Faculty Development Center

Administrative Leads

Candace Dodson-Reed ‘96, President’s Chief of Staff and Executive Director, Office of Equity and Inclusion

Annie Byrd, Talent Acquisition Specialist, Human Resources

Ever Hanna, Title IX Coordinator, Office of Equity and Inclusion

Marie Lilly, Director of Community Engagement, Office of Institutional Advancement