Diversity Advisors

Danielle Bassett
J. Peter Skirkanich Professor, Bioengineering, Electrical and Systems Engineering
I am particularly passionate about supporting gender minorities in STEM, including transgender, non-binary, genderqueer, and genderfluid people as well as those who identify as women.
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LeAnn Dourte
Practice Associate Professor, Bioengineering
I am passionate about advocating and empathizing with women and first-generation students. Pronouns: she/her.
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Cesar de la Fuente
Presidential Assistant Professor, Bioengineering, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Microbiology and Psychiatry
I am here to be a resource for underrepresented minorities in science and engineering, English as a second language, and Spanish-speaking scientists.
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Riccardo Gottardi
Assistant Professor, Bioengineering, Pediatrics
I am here to be a resource for first-generation college/graduate students, international, English as a second language, LGBTQ individuals. Pronouns: he/him.
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Michelle Johnson
Associate Professor, Bioengineering, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
I am a black woman who is Caribbean and a naturalized citizen originally from Jamaica. I am passionate about supporting students who feel marginalized. I do feel I can best relate to underrepresented minorities and women, but understand that I have had experience as an immigrant making her way in the U.S. so I can speak to this as well.
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David Lydon-Staley
Assistant Professor, Communication
I am here to be a resource for cis male, gay, first-generation college students and resident aliens.
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Avery Posey
Assistant Professor, Pharmacology
I am here to be a resource for first-generation college students/graduate students, African American, Native American, and LGBTQ individuals.
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