higher education


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Isabel Araiza is an associate professor of sociology at Texas A&M, Corpus Christi, where she teaches in the Mexican American and women and gender studies programs. She’s an expert on sociology and its intersections with education, social class and inequality.  Araiza spoke up against the university’s plans for in-person classes in fall 2020.

Updated 04/16/21 | Location: Arizona | Subjects: , ,

Dr. Martha Gulati is a professor of medicine and division chief of cardiology at the University of Arizona College of Medicine Phoenix. Her research interests include women’s heart health and heart disease prevention practices in women.

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Ellen Wu is an associate professor of history and director of the Asian Studies program at Indiana University. Her research interests include race, identity and immigration in the context of the Asian-American experience.

Updated 04/15/21 | Location: California | Subjects:

Francis Su is the Benediktsson-Karwa professor of mathematics at Harvey Mudd College and past president of the Mathematical Association of America. He has received numerous grants from the National Science Foundation to advance his research interests, which involve applying advanced mathematical principles to the social sciences. Su has a passion for popularizing mathematics.

Updated 09/21/21 | Location: California | Subjects:

Constance Iloh is an associate professor at Azusa Pacific University in the School of Behavioral and Applied Science and the Department of Higher Education. Her research focuses on educational inequities and opportunity; institutional and organizational culture; college access and choice; social context; and student experiences.

Added 12/27/15 | Location: New York | Subjects:

Stella Flores is associate dean for faculty development and diversity and an associate professor of higher education at the Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development at New York University.

Updated 04/17/21 | Location: Georgia | Subjects: ,

David A. Thomas is the 12th president of Morehouse College. He is an expert in organizational change, and spent decades researching and writing about diversity in business leadership. Under his guidance, Morehouse has innovated in STEM education and expanded its online class offerings.

Updated 04/10/21 | Location: Florida | Subjects: , ,

Dr. Julio Frenk is the president of the University of Miami. He was previously the dean of the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and Minister of Health of Mexico. He has written extensively about universal health coverage and health equity.

Updated 04/15/21 | Location: North Carolina | Subjects: , ,

Tressie McMillan Cottom is an associate professor in the School of Information and Library Science at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill; a senior research fellow at the Center for Information, Technology and Public Life (UNC); associate faculty at Harvard’s Berkman Klein Center; and 2020 MacArthur Fellow.

Updated 04/02/21 | Location: California | Subjects: ,

Caroline Hoxby is the Scott and Donya Bommer Professor in Economics at Stanford University. She is also the director of the Economics of Education Program at the National Bureau of Economic Research, and a senior fellow of the Hoover Institution and the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research.

Updated 04/22/21 | Location: Massachusetts | Subjects: , ,

Anthony Abraham Jack is an assistant professor of education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education and holds the Shutzer Assistant Professorship at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study. His research examines diversity among lower-income undergraduates, both those who enter college from local public high schools and those from boarding, day or prep schools.

Updated 04/17/21 | Location: Illinois | Subjects: ,

Eboni M. Zamani-Gallaher is executive director of the Council for the Study of Community Colleges and a professor of higher education at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. Her research focuses on marginalized student populations in marginalized institutional contexts, particularly how underrepresented and underserved students navigate open systems of admissions to further education and/or gainful employment.

Updated 04/14/21 | Location: California | Subjects:

Valerie Lundy-Wagner is assistant vice chancellor of research and data at California Community Colleges. Her interests include postsecondary access and completion, community colleges, and comprehensive regional four-year institutions, with specific attention to minority-serving institutions, the STEM fields, and the role of race, class and gender.

Updated 04/20/21 | Location: Arizona | Subjects: , ,

Manley Begay is a professor in the Applied Indigenous Studies department and the department of politics and international affairs at the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences at Northern Arizona University. He is also director of the Tribal Leadership Initiative in the Office of Native American Initiative at NAU.

Updated 04/05/21 | Location: California | Subjects: ,

Shaun R. Harper is a professor in the Rossier School of Education and Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California.

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Updated 04/09/21 | Location: Louisiana | Subjects:

Walter Kimbrough is president of Dillard University in New Orleans. Previously, he was president of Philander Smith College and held several student affairs positions. Kimbrough is known for his research on HBCUs and African American men in college.

Updated 01/13/21 | Location: Massachusetts | Subjects: , ,

Rey Junco is a senior researcher at Center for Information & Research on Civic Learning and Engagement, a research institute at Tufts University that focuses on the civic and political engagement of young Americans. Junco applies his extensive experience in quantitative social science research to study various aspects of youth civic and political engagement.

Updated 01/11/21 | Location: Massachusetts | Subjects: , , , ,

Dr. Raynard Kington is the Head of School at Phillips Academy in Andover, Mass. Previously, Kington served as the president of Grinnell College from 2010 to 2020. Kington’s research interests are in “socioeconomics and race and how they impact health and health care.” Kington holds a bachelor’s of science and an M.D.

Updated 04/04/21 | Location: Georgia | Subjects: , ,

Beverly Tatum is a psychologist, a leader in higher education and an expert on the psychology of racism. Tatum is president emerita of Spelman College, a historically black liberal arts college for women in Atlanta.

Added 01/12/13 | Location: Texas | Subjects:

Juliet Garcia is a professor of communications at the University of Texas, Rio Grande Valley, and the senior advisor to the chancellor for community, national and global engagement for the University of Texas system. Previously, she served as president of the University of Texas, Brownsville, a position she held for 22 years.