University Diversity and Social Transformation Professors discuss their work


University of Michigan faculty members historically have made significant contributions to excellence through their commitments to promoting diversity, equity and inclusion.

These contributions have been made through excellence in scholarly inquiry related to DEI, inclusive teaching and mentoring, as well as impactful service and engagement that has provided greater access and opportunity.

Since 2019, 19 professors have been recognized by the U-M regents for their contributions in these areas as University Diversity & Social Transformation Professors. The program honors and builds upon the university’s legacy of faculty commitment to and achievement in DEI.

The professorship is sponsored by the Office of the Provost, and jointly administered by the National Center for Institutional Diversity and the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.

Nominations from deans are being accepted for the next cohort of UDSTPs, which will be announced in fall 2022.

In these videos some of these outstanding scholars discuss how their work impacts policy and practice and inspires transformation.


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