The Equity Center, U.Va.

The Equity Center

A UVA Democracy Initiative center for the redress of inequity through community-engaged scholarship



Faculty Leaders

  • Faculty Director, Design Justice
  • Assistant Professor of Architecture & Design Thinking, University of Virginia School of Architecture with appointments in the Curry School of Education and the School of Nursing, Assoc. AIA, NOMA
  • Design Justice
Democratization of Data
Nancy Deutsch headshot
  • Faculty Director, Youth Education Pipeline
  • Professor of Research, Statistics & Evaluation and Applied Developmental Science, UVA School of Education and Human Development
  • Director of Youth-Nex (UVA Center to Promote Effective Youth Development)
Youth Education Pipeline
Bonnie Gordon
  • Faculty Director, Community Engaged Scholarship
  • Associate Professor of Music (Critical & Comparative Studies), University of Virginia
  • Community Engaged Scholarship


Youth Education Pipeline
Susan Kools, PhD, RN, FAAN, Madge M. Jones Professor in Nursing and Associate Dean for Diversity & Inclusion
  • Faculty Director, Institutional Inequality
  • Madge M. Jones Professor in Nursing, UVA School of Nursing
  • Associate Dean for Diversity & Inclusion, UVA School of Nursing
Redressing 400 Years of Inequality
  • Faculty Director, Grounded Theory of Structural Racism
  • Associate Professor of Public Policy & Psychology, Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy, University of Virginia
Grounded Theory of Structural Racism & Poverty
B. Cameron Webb, MD, JD
  • Faculty Director
  • Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Virginia School of Medicine
Grounded Theory of Structural Racism & Poverty
Barbara Brown Wilson
  • Faculty Director of the Equity Center
  • Associate Professor, Urban + Environmental Planning, University of Virginia School of Architecture
  • Democratization of Data
Democratization of Data
Camille Burnett

Camille Burnett

  • Founding Faculty Member
  • Associate Professor College of Nursing and Cralle Day Endowed Professor in the Center for Research on Violence Against Women
  • Strategic Advisor for Community Engagement and Academic Partnerships, Office of the Provost
  • University of Kentucky, College of Nursing

Bremen Donovan

  • Sound Justice Lab Postdoctoral Research Associate