Emily serves as the Program Coordinator for Diversity and Social Justice Education for the Office of Multicultural Affairs. She is an advisor to the Hawk Link program and teaches UNIV 101. Emily also co-coordinates Safe Zone trainings for KU Faculty and Staff with the Center for Sexuality and Gender Diversity.
She recently moved here after spending 6 cold but wonderful years in Madison, Wisconsin. She received her Bachelors of Arts from the University of Iowa in Spanish and International Studies. In addition, Emily holds a Master’s of Arts in Spanish Literature as well as a Master’s of Science in Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Emily is the secondary Spanish-speaking contact in the office.
Throughout her time in higher education, Emily has served in numerous roles and has worked in a variety of units that specifically focus on diversity, social justice, equity, retention, and educational policy. During her spare time, Emily enjoys reading, traveling, playing Ultimate Frisbee, board game nights with friends, as well as spending time with her partner and their dog, Monroe.