Committee on Diversity, Inclusion, and Transformation (CODIT)

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The function of the Committee on Diversity, Inclusion, and Transformation is to advise the Dean on policies, initiatives, and procedures to encourage inclusion and diverse representation among Liberal Arts faculty, staff, and students. Committee activities may include but are not limited to formulating initiatives, supporting proposals for College stakeholders, and helping to keep College strategy aligned with College and University commitments to diversity and inclusion.

Terms expiring in June 2022

Teresa Hamilton, Assistant Teaching Professor of English,

John Ochoa, Associate Professor of Spanish, Italian, and Portuguese, 

Terri Vescio, Professor of Psychology and Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies,

Dawn Witherspoon, McCourtney Family Early Career Professor in Psychology and Associate Professor of Psychology, 

Terms expiring in June 2023

Borja Gutiérrez, Assistant Teaching Professor of Spanish,

Mathias Hanses, Assistant Professor of Classics and Ancient Mediterranean Studies (Co-Chair),

Koraly Perez-Edgar, McCourtney Professor of Child Studies and Professor of Psychology,

Terms expiring in June 2024

Kevin Conaway, Director, Digital Pedagogy and Scholarship,

Brian Patchcoski, Assistant Vice President for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion,

Student member for 2021-2022


Serving ex officio

Earl F. Merritt, Director, Office of Equity, Inclusion, and Diversity (Co-Chair),

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