Contact Information

You may reach out to any of the members of the social justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion committee using this general email address

Minority Liaison Officers

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Germine Awad

Associate Professor, HDCLS Area Chair

Studies the effects that acculturation and identity have on discrimination, specifically in populations of Arab/Middle Eastern and African American women.

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Norma Cantú, J.D.

Ken McIntyre Professor for Excellence in School Leadership

With a background as assistant secretary of education for Civil Rights in the Clinton Administration, she teaches topics in civil rights and the intersection of law and policy in education.

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North Cooc

Assistant Professor

Explores how family background, culture, and school contextual factors influence decisions and trajectory outcomes within special education.

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Julie Maslowsky

Assistant Professor

Researches and develops programs in adolescent health promotion, primarily substance abuse and pregnancy prevention.

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Allison Skerrett

Associate Professor

Focuses on secondary English and literacy education in urban contexts, including among transnational youth.

Ex-officio Members

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Tasha Beretvas

John L. and Elizabeth G. Hill Centennial Professor

Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies (Interim)

Interested in statistical models with a focus on deriving and evaluating multilevel model extensions and meta-analysis models for educational and social science data.

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Sherry Field

Interim Dean

Lee Hage Jamail Regents Chair in Education

Award-winning scholar and leader in social studies education.

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Richard J. Reddick

Associate Professor

Examines the experiences of faculty of color at predominantly White institutions; mentoring relationships between faculty and Black students; and work-life balance in academia.