Faculty and Community Leadership

Community Advisory Council

  • Mari Mujica, co-chair
  • Carla Wallace, co-chair
  • Bob Cunningham
  • Cherie Dawson-Edwards
  • Nia Holt
  • Judi Jennings
  • Shelton McElroy
  • Sarah Nunez
  • Shameka Parrish-Wright
  • Siobhan Smith-Jones

Faculty Affiliates

  • Tomarra Adams, assistant professor of Pan-African Studies
  • Rhonda Buchanan, director, Latin American and Latino Studies and professor of Spanish
  • Delinda Buie, professor, curator of rare books, University Libraries*
  • Carson Byrd, assistant professor of Pan African Studies
  • Ying Kit Chan, professor of Fine Arts
  • Dewey Clayton, professor of Political Science
  • Amy Clukey, associate professor of English
  • Fannie M. Cox, associate professor, outreach and reference librarian, University of Louisville Libraries*
  • Cherie Dawson-Edwards, associate professor and chair of Criminal Justice 
  • Margaret D’Silva, professor of Communication
  • Joy Hart, professor of Communication
  • Lauren Heberle, associate professor of sociology
  • Ricky Jones, professor and chair of Pan-African Studies
  • Lara Kelland, assistant professor of History and Public History
  • Kelly Kinnehan, assistant professor of Urban and Public Affairs
  • Tracy K’Meyer, professor of History
  • Avery Kolers, professor of Philosophy
  • Lisa Markowitz, associate professor of Anthropology
  • David Owen, associate professor of Philosophy
  • Rodger Payne, professor and chair of Political Science
  • Theresa Rajack-Talley, associate dean of International Diversity & Engagement Programs and associate professor of Pan-African Studies
  • Susanna Remold, associate professor of Biology
  • Siobhan Smith-Jones, associate professor of Communications
  • Kaila Story, associate professor of Women’s & Gender Studies and Pan-African Studies; Audre Lorde, Chair in Race, Gender, Class & Sexuality Studies
  • Nancy Theriot, professor and chair of Women’s and Gender Studies
  • Shelley Thomas, associate professor of Social Studies Education*
  • Russ Vandenbroucke, professor and chair of Theatre Arts
  • Margath Walker, associate professor of Geography

*= ex-officio