As a scholar, I first grappled with these questions by exploring the role of gender and sexuality in migration and citizenship processes in modern France. But more than a decade of studying, teaching, and working in higher education contexts opened my eyes wide to asymmetries of power within institutions that continue to mark some out for exclusion. Moreover, as a higher ed and now secondary education administrator, I have experienced first-hand the growing need for difficult conversations on school campuses about how privilege perpetuates hierarchy and exclusion.
As a diversity practitioner, I aim to work collaboratively with individuals who wish to transform their home institutions into inclusive spaces for all students, staff, faculty, and campus community members. I undertake this work as an extension of my own personal mission to face each day with honesty, openness, fairness, and compassion.
I provide consulting services to higher education and secondary education institutions seeking to create more inclusive campus cultures.
On my bookshelf
What I'm reading this September…
This October, I’m mixing in more podcasts into my commute, including 1619, Code Switch, and Scene on Radio’s “Seeing White” series. A recent episode on the Dakota War of 1862 also inspires this month’s audiobook selection: Dee Brown’s classic Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee: An Indian History of the American West.
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