About Us


Lead - Danelle Stevens-Watkins, Ph.D.

Professor - Educational, School, and Counseling Psychology
Associate Vice President for Research, Diversity & Inclusion



Executive Committee

Jay Miller, Ph.D., MSW, CSW

Dean - College of Social Work





Stephanie White, MD, MS - College of Medicine

Associate Professor - Pediatrics
Associate Dean of Diversity and Inclusion




Anastasia Curwood, Ph.D., MA - College of Arts & Sciences

Associate Professor - History
Director - African American & Africana Studies, Commonwealth Institute for Black Studies




Corrine Williams, Sc.D. - College of Public Health

Associate Professor - Health, Behavior & Society
Acting Associate Vice President - Student Wellbeing






Internal Advisory Board Members

Brandi White, Ph.D., MPH - College of Health Science

Christia Brown, Ph.D. - College of Arts & Sciences

DaMaris Hill, Ph.D. - College of Arts & Sciences

Diane Francis, Ph.D. - College of Communication & Information

Gregory Smith, Ph.D. - College of Arts & Sciences

Jean EdwardPh.D., RN, CHPE - College of Nursing

Kelly Pennell, Ph.D., PE - College of Engineering

Kenneth Tyler, Ph.D. - College of Education

Lala Ma, Ph.D. - Gatton College of Business and Economics

Lovoria Williams, Ph.D., FNP-C, FAANP, FAAN - College of Nursing

Luciana Shaddox, DDS, MS, Ph.D. - College of Dentistry

Melynda Price, J.D. Ph.D. - College of Law

Rajeev Darolia, Ph.D. - Martin School of Public Policy and Administration

Susan Cantrell, Ed.D. - College of Education

Tayo Adedokun, Ph.D. - College of Agriculture, Food, and Environment

Trenika Mitchell, PharmD - College of Pharmacy

Yuha Jung, Ph.D. - College of Fine Arts