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Dr. Margaret L. Andersen, Executive Director
Edward F. and Elizabeth Goodman Rosenberg Professor of Sociology
Dr. Margaret L. Andersen, Executive Director of the President’s Diversity Initiative, 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.
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
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. Alvina Quintana, Department of Women’s Studies
Dr. Charlie Riordan, Vice Provost for Graduate and Professional Studies; Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Dr. David Wilson, Political Science and International Relations
Dr. James Jones, Department of Psychology; Director, Center for the Study of Diversity
Dr. Tony Allen, UD Board of Trustees; Bank of America
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Ms. Dana Brittingham,
11:41 a.m., Nov. 26, 2012--Anthony Robles, the first athlete with a missing limb to win an NCAA championship, will speak at 6 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 29, in the auditorium of John M. Clayton Hall on the University of Delaware's Laird Campus. This event was cancelled due to Hurricane Sandy Read more about Anthony on UDaily.
11:04 a.m., Feb. 21, 2012--Linda Ammons, associate provost and dean of the Widener University School of Law, delivered the annual Louis L. Redding Lecture at 4 p.m., Monday, Feb. 27, in the Gore Recital Hall of the Roselle Center for the Arts on the University of Delaware campus in Newark.Michelle Alexander argues that the American criminal justice system has replaced the old Jim Crow system of repression against African Americans and has denied basic civic and human rights to an entire generation.
June 8, 2012--The University of Delaware Library announces the online access to a much acclaimed new database, African American Newspapers, 1827-1998, which will provide online access to approximately 270 U.S. newspapers chronicling a century and a half of the African American experience.
The President’s Diversity Initiative (PDI) has awarded funding to several projects, based on the recent Call for Proposal from academic units. Twenty-nine proposals were submitted and subsequently reviewed by the PDI Faculty Advisory Committee, an interdisciplinary group of University faculty.