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Presenters

Fellows Program Hiring and Diversity Workshop

October 29-30, 2015
Big Ten Conference Center, Rosemont IL


Noor Ali

Noor Ali

Noor Ali

Noor Ali, consultant for InciteChange!, also serves as the Assistant Director for Social Justice Education at Northwestern University and Adjunct Faculty at Harper College in Student Development. As Assistant Director for Social Justice Education, Ali oversees the Peer Inclusion Educators program (PIE), a peer-to-peer social justice program for students. She also co-manages the Step Up Bystander Intervention Program, as well as serving as a liaison to many departments and organizations on campus as a social justice facilitator and mentor. Ali is also a self-proclaimed researcher and is especially interested in Arab-Jewish dialogue and its impact on student experiences. She has published four articles and has done a number of national presentations on the topic. Ali holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from Loyola University in Chicago and a Masters in Social Work from the University of Michigan's School of Social Work.

Eve Fine

Eve Fine

Eve Fine

Dr. Eve Fine, member of the CIC Professorial Advancement Initiative (PAI) Training Team from University of Wisconsin-Madison, is a Researcher and the Director of Curriculum and Implementation for WISELI (Women in Science and Engineering Leadership Institute). She received her Ph.D. from the History of Science Department at UW-Madison, specializing in the history of women as practitioners of science and medicine, the history of women as subjects of scientific research and/or theories, and the history of women as recipients and purveyors of medical advice. As a researcher for WISELI, Fine relies on her historical background and training to identify and analyze research from a broad array of disciplines that pertain to contemporary women and under-represented minorities in science, to disseminate current research to academic communities, and to participate in WISELI's ongoing research projects. She has authored several publications on the faculty search process and is responsible for developing and administering WISELI's workshops. These include Searching for Excellence and Diversity: A Workshop for Search Committees, and Assessing and Enhancing Department Climate: A Workshop for Department Chairs.

Christopher Lee

Christopher Lee

Christopher Lee

Christopher Lee, Ph.D., SPHR is the Associate Vice-Chancellor for Human Resource Services at the Virginia Community College System and the author of "Search Committees: A Comprehensive Guide to Successful Faculty, Staff, and Administrative Searches," published in June 2014. Lee's background includes having served as the chief human resources officer for three different colleges or universities and a state college system, including Bates College, and having served as an Adjunct Professor of Human Resources Management at the University of Richmond. He is the founder of the website www.SearchCommittees.com, which is an online repository of hundreds of resources and training materials on the search committee process to train and empower search committees. Lee was also an American Council on Education (ACE) Fellow, during which time he was placed in the Provost's office of Northeastern University.

Scott E. Page

Scott E. Page

Scott E. Page

Scott E. Page is Leonid Hurwicz Collegiate Professor of Complex Systems, Political Science and Economics, University of Michigan and an external faculty member of the Santa Fe Institute. Page's research focuses on complex systems and diversity. He is the author of three books and more than 70 scientific research papers in economics, political science, sociology, psychology, philosophy, physics, public health, geography, computer science, and management. His online course Model Thinking has attracted more than one million participants. He has been awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship as well as fellowship at the Center for Advanced Studies in the Behavioral Sciences. Page is an elected fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

  • Links to a presentation by Scott E. Page that was similar to his presentation at this workshop: part 1 and part 2

robbie routenberg

robbie routenberg

robbie routenberg

robbie routenberg, lead consultant at InciteChange!, also serves as faculty at the University of Michigan's Ann Arbor campus. Through InciteChange!, they have supported the work of faculty and senior level administrators, most notably partnering with the Fordham University School of Social Service to provide their faculty a professional development series entitled "Using multipartial techniques to create inclusive classroom climates," delivered workshops on "Integrating a social justice framework into any student affairs role" for the American College Personnel's national convention, and coordinated a multi-prong organizational climate assessment/development plan to increase the recruitment/retention of a diverse workforce at The Bronx Defenders, a law firm in New York with over 250 employees. As consultants, presenters, and scholars in the field of social justice education, InciteChange! trainers have supported campuses across the country in building inclusive structures that highlight the critical role a diverse body of faculty and practitioners play in the construction of a strong campus ethos.

Maurice Stevens

Maurice Stevens

Maurice Stevens

Maurice Stevens, member of the CIC Professorial Advancement Initiative (PAI) Training Team from The Ohio State University and Senior Faculty Research Director of the Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity, received his Ph.D. and M.A. from the History of Consciousness Department at the University of California-Santa Cruz. He is now an Associate Professor in the Department of Comparative Studies at OSU and an adjunct faculty member at the Pacifica Graduate Institute in the department of Depth Psychology's Community, Liberation, and Eco-Psychology Program. Stevens' research interests include the formation and representation of identity in and through visual culture and political performance, critical trauma theory and theories of affect and embodiment. His first book is titled Troubling Beginnings: Trans(per)forming African-American History and Identity, and he is currently working on a second book called Catastrophe's Glow: A Critical Trauma Theory for Chaotic Times.