Chief Diversity Officer and Vice President for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Search
All applications, nominations and inquiries are invited. Applications should include, as three separate documents, a CV or resume, a letter of interest addressing the themes in this profile and a diversity statement.
WittKieffer is assisting Brandeis University in this search. For fullest consideration, candidate materials should be received by Friday November 5, 2021.
Application materials should be submitted using WittKieffer’s candidate portal.
Nominations and inquiries can be directed to:
Charlene L. Aguilar, Ed.M. and Shelley Arakawa, J.D.
Carol Fierke (co-chair), Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs
Harleen Singh (co-chair), Associate Professor of Literature, and Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies; Director, Women's Studies Research Center
Sonali Anderson ’22, undergraduate student
DeBorah Ault ’22, undergraduate student
Deborah Bial ’87, H ’12, Brandeis Trustee; Chair, Board of Trustees Committee on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion; President and Founder, The Posse Foundation
Alec Gelman ’22, undergraduate student
Monique Pillow Gnanaratnam, Dean of Students
Charles Golden, Associate Professor of Anthropology
Tim Hickey, Professor of Computer Science
Danielle Igra, Assistant Professor of Education and Director of Teacher Education
Jonathan Joasil ’22, undergraduate student
Tom King, Associate Professor of English; Member, Committee on Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Social Justice
Napoleon Lherisson ’11, Alumni Representative
Maria Madison, Lecturer, Associate Dean of Equity, Inclusion and Diversity, and Director Institute for Economic and Racial Equity, The Heller School
Yehudah Mirsky, Professor of Near Eastern and Judaic Studies and of the Schusterman Center for Israel Studies
Twama Nambili ’22, graduate student
Rise Singer, Associate Director for Administration, Schusterman Center for Israel Studies and Chair, Brandeis University Staff Advisory Council
Aida Wong, Nathan Cummings and Robert B. and Beatrice C. Mayer Chair in Fine Arts, and Professor of Fine Arts, and East Asian Studies
Elaine Wong, Senior Associate Dean of Arts and Sciences for Undergraduate Education
Consultants to the Search Committee:
Anita Hill, University Professor of Social Policy, Law, and Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies
David Fryson, Interim Chief Diversity Officer and Vice President for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
We have selected WittKieffer, a global executive search firm, to assist with the search.
To suggest potential candidates or forward nominations, or to send inquiries or comments to the consulting team, please email: BrandeisCDO-VPDEI@wittkieffer.com. Nominations, including self-nominations, are encouraged.