Provost’s Diversity and Inclusion Council

(For Academic Year 2018-2019)


Renée Smith-Maddox, Clinical Associate Professor and Vice Chair, Department of Social Change and Innovation, Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work


Tracy Poon Tambascia, Professor of Clinical Education, Rossier School of Education


Ruth Chung, Professor of Clinical Education, Educational Psychology and Marriage and Family Therapy, Rossier School of Education
Anita Dashiell-Sparks, Associate Professor of Theatre Practice in Acting, Associate Dean of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion, School of Dramatic Arts


Renee Almassizadeh , Program Specialist, Middle East Studies Program, Dornsife College of Letters, Arts, and Sciences
Jeffrey de Caen, President of Staff Assembly, Associate Dean for Operations, Thornton School of Music
Naddia Palacios, Senior Director, Student Equity and Inclusion Programs, Student Affairs
Christine Street, Executive Director, Americans With Disabilities Act Compliance and Disabilities Services (ex officio)
Jonathan Wang, Student Programs Manager, Asian Pacific American Student Services (ex officio)

Graduate Students

Victoria Alexander, Director of Diversity and Equity Programming, Graduate Student Government
Kristopher Coombs, Jr., Vice President, Programming, Graduate Student Government
Harrianna Thompson, Director of Social Programming, Graduate Student Government

Undergraduate Students

Milton Dimas, Co-Chief Diversity Officer, Undergraduate Student Government
Shany Ebadi, Co-Chief Diversity Officer, Undergraduate Student Government

Academic Senate

Yaniv Bar-Cohen, President of Academic Senate, Faculty Manager, Pediatrics, Keck School of Medicine


Kimberly Freeman, Associate Dean for Diversity Inclusion, Chief Diversity Officer, Dornsife Business Office, Dornsife College of Letters, Arts, and Sciences