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Cote Charlotte2021

Dr. Charlotte Coté

Associate Professor
Department of American Indian Studies
“Indigenizing” the University of Washington: Lessons from the wǝɫǝbʔaltxʷ – Intellectual House


Stephanie A. Fryberg

American Indian Studies and Psychology
William P. and Ruth Gerberding University Professor
Reclaiming Native Truths: How Stereotypes and Invisibility Shape Bias Towards Native Americans

Dr. James A. Banks2018

James A. Banks, Ph.D.

College of Education
Kerry and Linda Killinger Endowed Chair in Diversity Studies
Director, Center for Multicultural Education
Civic Education for Excellence, Diversity, and Inclusion: Global Perspectives

Dr. Joe Lott2017

Joe Lott, Ph.D.

College of Education
Invisible Men: Black and Brown Males in the Academy

Shawn Wong


Janice Sabin, Ph.D., MSW

Department of Biomedical Informatics and Medical Education
Hidden Bias in Health Care: A Reflection on 10 Years of Health Care Disparities Research

Shawn Wong


Shawn Wong

Department of English
Tourist to Traveler: The Transforming Experience of Study Abroad

Cheryl A. Metoyer


Cheryl A. Metoyer, Ph.D.

Information School
Department of American Indian Studies
Are We There Yet? The Four Directions in Native American Higher Education

Amanda Lock Swarr, Ph.D Portrait


Amanda Lock Swarr, Ph.D.

Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies
Racing the Boundaries of Gender and Sexuality: Rethinking Apartheid and Transitional South Africa

Dr. Alexes Harris Portrait


Alexes Harris, Ph.D.

Department of Sociology
The U.S. Criminal Justice System: Race, Poverty and Permanent Punishments
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Dr. Luis Fraga Portrait


Luis Fraga, Ph.D.

Russell F. Stark University Professor
Director, Diversity Research Institute
Professor, Department of Political Science
Change and Continuity: Latinos in the Future of America

Richard Ladner's portrait2010

Richard Ladner, Ph.D.

Department of Computer Science and Engineering
Department of Electrical Engineering
Department of Linguistics
Designing and Building Technology Empower People.

Biren (Nagda) Ratnesh Portrait


Biren (Ratnesh) Nagda, Ph.D.

School of Social Work
Embracing Difference, Engendering Justice: From the Courthouse to the Classroom to the Community Center.

Joy Williamson


Joy Williamson, Ph.D.

College of Education
Black Students, Campus Activism, and the Reform of Higher Education: History and Legacy.

Karina Walters


Karina Walters, Ph.D.

School of Social Work
From Dis-placement to Dis-Ease: Embodiment and Expression of Historical Trauma among Indigenous Women.

Devon Pina Portrait


Devon G. Pena, Ph.D.

Department of Anthropology/American Ethnic Studies
Place, Identity and Social Justice in the City; The Story of an Indigenous Diaspora.

Quintard Taylor

2005 Inaugural Lecture

Quintard Taylor, Ph.D.

Department of History
From Civil Rights to Black Power in the West: The Movement in Seattle, 1960-1970