Title: Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Department: College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Administration
Role in the ISU ADVANCE Program:
I am serving as the interim Equity Advisor for the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. In this role I will conduct search committee trainings and work to develop and retain a diverse workforce.
My scholarly expertise is in the areas of alternative adjudication methods for youthful offenders with psychiatric disorders. I also have expertise in racial and ethnic disparities in complex systems. I will use my understanding of systems and the complexities around disparities in my work with ADVANCE.
My areas of research interest surround mentally disordered offenders, mental health courts, complex systems, disparities, and equity.
Motivations for Being a Part of ISU ADVANCE:
I am excited to be part of a group dedicated to addressing systematic change and progress.
Greatest ISU ADVANCE Achievement/Proud Moment/Contribution
I am proud to be working under Dr. Tera Jordan, our inaugural Assistant Provost for Faculty Development. I have long admired her leadership and the impact she has on this campus. I know I will learn amazing things from her that will help me learn, grow, and reach others. I am excited for this opportunity.