L&S Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee (DEIC)

This page contains information about the L&S Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion committee, including members, goals, helpful material, and contacts. The L&S DEI Committee is formerly known as the L&S Equity & Diversity Committee.

What is the L&S Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee (DEIC)?: 
The L&S Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee strives to understand and report on the experiences of students, staff and faculty of color, those from historically underrepresented groups, first-generation students and low-income students. The goal: create a welcoming environment for all.

Helpful DEIC Resources/Material: 

Committee Members (Current as of February 2022)

Name Department Division Title Category
DeVon Wilson (Co-Chair) L&S Admin Administration Associate Dean for DEI Academic Staff
Lori Lopez (Co-Chair) Communication Arts Social Sciences Professor Faculty
Alisha Arnold L&S Admin Administration HR Manager Academic Staff
Eric Wilcots L&S Admin Administration Dean Faculty
Erika Marin-Spiotta Geography Social Sciences Professor Faculty
Faye Lux Political Science Social Sciences Department Admin Academic Staff
Heather Sauer Astronomy Natural & Physical Sciences Student Coordinator University Staff
Jeff Henriques Psychology Social Sciences Distinguished Lecturer Academic Staff
Jennifer Hekman Asian Languages and Cultures Social Sciences Department Admin Academic Staff
Jose J. Madera Student Academic Affairs Administration Assistant Dean Academic Staff
Kristin Eschenfelder CDIS CDIS Associate Dean Faculty
Lucas Zoet Geoscience Social Sciences Assistant Professor Faculty
Morris Young English Arts & Humanities Professor Faculty
Michael Swift Computer Sciences CDIS Professor Faculty
Scott Carter L&S Admin Administration Department Relations Specialist Academic Staff
Alex Villa Graduate Student Geoscience AOF/CGRS Project Assistant Student
Diamond Black Undergraduate Student Political Science DEI Undergrad Intern Student