Director and Board


Jodi O'Brien, PhD

Professor of Sociology, and Women and Gender Studies

Advisory Board: 

Steven Bender, JD

Professor of Law

Jean Jacoby, PhD

Associate Dean, College of Science and Engineering
Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering 

Ralina Joseph, PhD

Associate Professor of Communications
Director, Center for Communication, Difference and Equity
University of Washington

Hye-Kyung Kang, PhD

Associate Professor of Social Work
Director, Masters of Social Work Program

Jacquelyn Miller, PhD

Associate Professor of History
Co-Director, Center for Faculty Development

Christina Roberts, PhD

Associate Professor of English
Director, Women and Gender Studies

Jeanette Rodriguez, PhD

Professor of religious Studies and Theology

Alvin Sturdivant, Ed.D.

Associate Vice President of Student Development

Jennifer Tilghman-Havens, MSW, MBA

Associate Director of the Office of Mission and Ministry

Erica Yamamura, PhD

Associate Professor of Education


Gabriella Gutierrez y Muhs, PhD

Professor of Modern Languages, and Women and Gender Studies
Director, Center for the Study of Justice in Society