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School of Education

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 Marlon James
Faculty, Curriculum & Instruction Sabina Neugebauer
Faculty, Research Methodology Eileen Edejer
Staff, Senior Academic Advisor Robbie Jones
Staff, Enrollment Advisor Mariana Sanabria
Student, Graduate Lisa Davidson
Student, Graduate T.J. Jourian
Student, Undergraduate Alex Shivers
Student, Undergraduate Jae Shin
Associate Dean, Ex-Officio Member Anita Thomas


Events & Meeting Dates   

Date & TimeEventSubject Location
August 20, noon Book Club Meeting Promoting Racial Literacy in Schools: Differences that Make a Difference by Howard Stevenson
"Given that racial interactions engender anxiety for educational leaders, teachers, parents, and students, this book will include stories, strategies, and recommendations to explain how racial stress underlies many underachievement outcomes and to successfully negotiate racial conflicts in schooling relationships."
Lewis Towers,
Beane Hall (13th floor)

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


School of Education
820 N. Michigan Ave., Lewis Towers 11th Floor
Chicago, IL 60611
312.915.6800 ยท SchlEduc@luc.edu

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