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Diversity Committee

Who We Are

The Loyola University Chicago School of Education embraces the diversity of our school community and that of the city of Chicago, the nation, and the world. The Diversity Committee is charged with encouraging and supporting diversity in all areas of the School of Education including:

This committee is comprised of at least three full-time faculty members, one staff member, one graduate student, and one undergraduate student.


Committee Members
Chair, Faculty, Higher Education OiYan Poon
Faculty, Curriculum & Instruction Sabina Neugebauer
Faculty, Research Methodology Eileen Edejer
Staff, Senior Academic Advisor Robbie Jones
Student, Graduate Lisa Davidson
Student, Graduate Kisha Jenkins
Student, Graduate T.J. Jourian
Student, Undergraduate Alexandria Shivers
Student, Undergraduate Jae Eun Shin
Associate Dean, Ex-Officio Member Anita Thomas


Events & Meeting Dates   

Date & TimeEventSubject Location
January 7, 2015
12-1 p.m.
Book Club When Diversity Drops: Race, Religion, and Affirmative Action in Higher Education
by Julie J. Park*
Beane Hall

*Presenting compelling narratives based on an ethnographic study of a Christian student fellowship with a mission of racial reconciliation on one college campus where affirmative action has been banned, the book explores the questions:

Dr. Park has graciously agreed to join the book club discussion via Skype.

The book is available as an eBook via the LUC library. http://pegasus.luc.edu/vwebv/holdingsInfo?bibId=2045356
Tracy Ruppman is also processing the acquisition of one hard copy of the book.

Regular committee meetings are open.

Please e-mail OiYan Poon (opoon@luc.edu) regarding future Diversity Committee events or Committee meetings. 

Past Events

Past Book Club Discussions


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