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Faculty Task Force

Dean Andrew Martin has charged a task force, comprised of faculty from all three divisions, to generate strategies to recruit and retain a diverse faculty.

Their charge is three-fold: to develop an analysis of the problem, to generate possible solutions, and to identify metrics for success. The College seeks to develop and implement practices that are fully compliant with federal and state law.

To date, the task force has been reviewing and evaluating LSA’s patterns of faculty recruitment, climate and retention, and career advising. As part of these efforts, we have compiled an archive of resources about best practices and efforts to increase faculty diversity currently underway at universities across the US.


LSA Faculty Diversity Task Force Members

Fiona Lee, Psychology; LSA Dean's Office
Leela Fernandes, Women’s Studies
Ted Goodson, Chemistry
Mark Hunter, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Trachette Jackson, Mathematics
Larry LaFountain-Stokes, American Culture, Romance Languages
Martha Jones, DAAS and History
Stephanie Rowley, Psychology
Xiaobing (Max) Tang, Comparative Literature
Al Young, Sociology and DAAS

Resource Links

Procedures and Initiatives by University

Brown University

Columbia University

University of California, Berkeley

University of Oregon

University of Pennsylvania

University of Washington

Univeristy of Wisconsin-Madison

Washington University in St. Louis

Yale University