Faculty Resources for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

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Implicit Bias


Dr. Justin Rose

Dr. Justin Rose, Dean for Faculty Recruitment, Development, and Diversity, joined Rhodes College in July 2020, and also serves as chair and associate professor of Political Science. Prior to joining Rhodes, Rose served as an associate professor of Political Science and Co-Director of the Africana Studies program at Hobart and William Smith Colleges. Most recently, he was a fellow in the Office of Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging at the Harvard Kennedy School. 

In his capacity as a dean, Rose works to recruit and retain a first-rate and diverse faculty to Rhodes College. He accomplishes this mission by guiding policies and practices, creating programming, and providing resources and services designed to improve faculty life and diversity. Rose also works very closely with the vice president for strategic initiatives to actualize the college’s commitment to diversity, equity, and accessibility.