• Emerging Leaders Program 2022 Cohort

    Catherine Adams

    Catherine Adams
    Interim Dean of Academic Planning and Advising
    State University of New York College at Geneseo

    Kara C. Adams

    Kara C. Adams
    Director of Community Engagement & Connected Learning Initiatives
    University of Washington Bothell

    T. Itunu Balogun

    T. Itunu Balogun
    Deputy Chief of Staff, Office of the President
    Kean University (NJ)

    Elizabeth Bowden

    Elizabeth Bowden
    Career Consultant, Career Development Center
    Athens State University (AL)

    Kendra N. Cadogan

    Kendra N. Cadogan
    Interim Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer
    State University of New York College at Oswego

    Damian C. Capritta

    Damian C. Capritta
    Director of Field Operations
    Colorado State University Pueblo

    Andrew M. Carnes

    Andrew M. Carnes
    Associate Professor and Director, School of Economics, Management, and Project Management
    Western Carolina University (NC)

    Theresa Castor

    Theresa Castor
    Professor of Communication; Faculty Director of Internships
    University of Wisconsin-Parkside

    Cathi Draper Rodriguez

    Cathi Draper Rodriguez
    Chair, Department of Education and Leadership; Professor, School Psychology Program
    California State University, Monterey Bay

    Mirari Elcoro

    Mirari Elcoro
    Associate Professor, Department of Psychology and Philosophy; Coordinator, Faculty of Color Mentoring Program
    Framingham State University (MA)

    Kelly Ferris Lester

    Kelly Ferris Lester
    Director, Center for Faculty Development; Professor of Dance
    University of Southern Mississippi

    Fred J. Figliano

    Fred J. Figliano
    Associate Dean, College of Education
    Troy University (AL)

    Shaunda French-Collins

    Shaunda French-Collins
    Professor of Communication; Chair, Department of Communication, Music, Art, and Theatre; Faculty Service Learning Coordinator; Graduate Studies Faculty Coordinator
    Chadron State College (NE)

    Esther Garza

    Esther Garza
    President’s Faculty Fellow on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion; Associate Professor, Bilingual Education
    Texas A&M University-San Antonio

    Julie S. Glass

    Julie S. Glass
    Professor and Chair, Department of Mathematics
    California State University, East Bay

    Adriana Gordillo

    Adriana Gordillo
    Professor and Chair, Department of World Languages and Cultures
    Minnesota State University, Mankato

    Trina L. Gregory

    Trina L. Gregory
    Distance Education Student Support Services Coordinator/State Authorization Compliance Officer
    Elizabeth City State University (NC)

    Kathrine Gutierrez

    Kathrine Gutierrez
    Associate Professor of Foundations and Educational Research, School of Education
    University of Guam

    Brittany Helmbrecht

    Brittany Helmbrecht
    Associate Professor of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation
    Chadron State College (NE)

    Dalia R. Hernandez

    Dalia R. Hernandez
    Director, Upward Bound Program, Office of Pre-College Programs
    California State University, San Bernardino

    Susana Hernández

    Susana Hernández
    Associate Professor, Higher Education Administration and Leadership; Chair, Department of Educational Leadership
    California State University, Fresno

    Mehruz Kamal

    Mehruz Kamal
    Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Computing Sciences
    State University of New York at Brockport

    Lolita L. Kincade

    Lolita L. Kincade
    Associate Professor of Human Development, Family Studies & Counseling; Director of the Certified Family Life Education (CFLE) Program
    University of Montevallo (AL)

    Deanna J. Leone

    Deanna J. Leone
    Associate Dean, College of Communications
    California State University, Fullerton

    Katynka Z. Martínez

    Katynka Z. Martínez
    Professor and Chair, Department of Latina/Latino Studies
    San Francisco State University

    Tatiana Melendez-Rhodes

    Tatiana Melendez-Rhodes
    Associate Professor; Marriage and Family Therapy Program Coordinator
    Central Connecticut State University

    Kristine W. Morris

    Kristine W. Morris
    Associate Clinical Professor and Director of Undergraduate Nursing Programs
    Texas Woman's University

    Amy J. Nielsen

    Amy Nielsen
    Professor, Department of Special Education
    University of Northern Iowa

    Aneika Simmons

    Aneika Simmons
    Professor of Management, College of Business Administration; Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Director
    Sam Houston State University (TX)

    Jennifer Teramoto Pedrotti

    Jennifer Teramoto Pedrotti
    Associate Dean for Diversity and Curriculum, College of Liberal Arts
    California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo

    James F. Trotter Jr.

    James F. Trotter Jr.
    Assistant Director Academic Technologies and Innovation
    California State University, San Bernardino

    Gabriel Warren

    Gabriel Warren
    Associate Professor, Department of Business Administration; Marketing Assistance and Research Solutions (MARS) Program Director 
    Bemidji State University (MN)

    Nicole Webb

    Nicole Webb
    Associate Dean, College of Health, Science, and Technology
    University of Central Missouri

    Megan R. Wise de Valdez

    Megan Wise de Valdez
    Associate Professor and Program Coordinator of Biology, Department of Life Sciences
    Texas A&M University-San Antonio

    Grace J. Yoo

    Grace J. Yoo
    Professor, Asian American Studies Department; Director, Race, Empowerment and Justice Projects
    San Francisco State University

    Ruijun Zhao

    Ruijun Zhao
    Professor and Chair, Department of Mathematics and Statistics
    Minnesota State University, Mankato