About the Office

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Dr. Margaret L. Andersen, Interim Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs and Diversity
Edward F. and Elizabeth Goodman Rosenberg Professor of Sociology
Dr. Margaret L. Andersen, Interim Vice-Provost for Faculty Affairs and Diversity, is the Edward F. and Elizabeth Goodman Rosenberg Professor of Sociology. She is the author of numerous books focusing on the sociological study of inequality, in particular race and gender inequality. (…Read More) She has served as Vice President of the American Sociological Association and President of the Eastern Sociological Society and recently received the Eastern Sociological Society’s Merit Award. She is also the recipient of the American Sociological Association’s Jessie Bernard Award, given annually to someone whose work has expanded the horizons of sociology to include women. She currently chairs the National Advisory Board for Stanford University’s Center for the Comparative Study of Race and Ethnicity. She has received two teaching awards from the University of Delaware and has served as Vice Provost for Academic Affairs, Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, Interim Deputy Provost and Associate Provost for Academic Affairs.

Faculty Advisory Committee

Dr. Nii Attoh-Okine, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Dr. Pam Cook, Department of Mathematical Sciences; Associate Dean, College of Engineering

Dr. Erica Armstrong Dunbar, Department of History

Dr. Thomas Epps, Department of Chemical Engineering

Dr. John Ernest, Department of English

Debbie Hess Norris, Department of Art Conservation; Associate Dean, College of Arts and Sciences

Dr. Regina Sims, School of Nursing

Dr. J.P. Laurenceau, Department of Psychology

Dr. James Richards, Vice Provost for Graduate and Professional Education; Department of Kinesiology & Applied Physiology

Dr. David Wilson, Political Science and International Relations

Ex Officio:

Dr. James Jones, Department of Psychology; Director, Center for the Study of Diversity

Dr. Tony Allen, UD Board of Trustees; Bank of America

Reporting Units

Disability Support Services


Brittingham, Dana

Ms. Dana Brittingham,
Administrative Assistant


First Year Common Reader with Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor

Speaking to an audience of more than 2,000 -- including many from the University’s Class of 2017 -- at the Bob Carpenter Center on Thursday, Sept. 20, Justice Sotomayor shared the experiences of her early life as chronicled in her memoir, My Beloved World. Read more about Justice Sonia Sotomayor on UDaily.

Annual Louis L. Redding Lecture

Lani Guinier, Bennett Boskey Professor of Law at Harvard Law School, spoke to issues of societal privilege and access to higher education during the annual Louis L. Redding Lecture, held Wednesday, Oct. 2, in Gore Recital Hall of the Roselle Center for the Arts. Read more about Professor Lani Guinier on UDaily.

Redding Hall Dedication

On Friday, Oct. 4, members of the Redding family and friends joined with members of the University community to honor the pioneering civil rights lawyer by officially dedicating the Louis L. Redding Residence Hall on UD’s East Campus. Read more about the Redding Hall Dedication on UDaily.

Fighting Hate & Anti-Semitism: Abraham Foxman, Nat'l Dir. Anti-Defamation League

The Kristol Center for Jewish Life/Hillel Foundation & Jewish Studies at the University of Delaware presents Keynote Speaker Abraham H. Foxman, National Director of the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) Monday, October 28th, 7:00pm, Roselle Center for the Arts in Puglisi Orchestra Hall. Read more about the lecture on Alumni Relations.