The Cardinal Anti-Racism Agenda and Its Intersectional Imperative

When Nov 11, 2021
from 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM
Where SAC MPR or Microsoft Teams
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Join UofL's Commission on Diversity & Racial Equity (CODRE) as it hosts Donald “DJ” Mitchell, Jr. Ph.D., CDE® for a talk “The Cardinal Anti-Racism Agenda and Its Intersectional Imperative”  

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Donald “DJ” Mitchell Jr., Ph.D., was appointed Bellarmine University’s inaugural chief diversity, equity and inclusion officer in June 2020. Prior to his appointment, he joined Bellarmine University in August 2017 as a full professor of education and chaired the M.Ed. in Higher Education Leadership and Social Justice program from 2018 to 2021. 

DJ holds a Ph.D. in educational policy and administration with a concentration in higher education from the University of Minnesota—Twin Cities, a master’s degree in educational leadership from Minnesota State University, Mankato, and a Bachelor of Science degree in chemistry from Shaw University.

Since January 2019, DJ has co-chaired the President’s Advisory Board on Equity and Inclusion, which develops and reviews Bellarmine’s policies around hiring, training, and bias reporting for students, faculty and staff. As chief diversity, equity and inclusion officer, DJ serves as a member of President Susan M. Donovan’s cabinet, advising her and the cabinet on university-wide diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives, programs, and policies.

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