The OEI Directors are available to speak with you or your classes or department. Please feel free to contact us!

Donna M. Bickford, Director, Women’s and Gender Resource Center

  • Gender Equity Issues (pay gap, gender discrimination, gender-based violence, etc.)
  • Feminist Theory
  • Inclusive Pedagogies
  • Literature and Social Change
  • Human Trafficking

Yvette Davis, Director, Popel Shaw Center for Race and Ethnicity

Info to be added shortly.

Todd Nordgren, Director, Office of LGBTQ Services

  • Queer theory
  • LGBTQ history
  • Feminist theory and practice
  • 20th/21st century literature in English and French
  • Film & media studies
  • Coalition building
  • Grassroots organizing
  • Direct action organizing (Midwest Academy social justice training)
  • Pedagogy, teaching, and training
  • Policy and legislative development

Marley Weiner, Director, Asbell Center for Jewish Life

  • Community organizing/ strategic relationship building
  • Pastoral counseling/ grief work/ discernment work
  • Meditation/ meditative chanting and music
  • Values Based Decision Making
  • Combating Antisemitism