The Equity Center, U.Va.

The Equity Center

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

Leadership

Ben Allen

Executive Director
Damian Banks, Founder, Banks Collage
Local Steering Committee Member, Youth Education Pipeline
Noah Beamon

Noah Beamon

Undergraduate Intern, Youth Education Pipeline
Shantall Bingham, Program Director, Charlottesville Food Justice Network at City Schoolyard Garden
Local Steering Committee Member, Institutional Inequality
Zyahna Bryant
Research Associate, Youth Education Pipeline
Casey Burton

Casey Burton

Research Associate, Community Engaged Scholarship
Victoria Carter-Johnson

Victoria Carter-Johnson

Howard Undergraduate Intern, Equity Center Operations
Michele Claibourn
Faculty Director, Lead Data Scientist Democratization of Data
Faculty Director, Design Justice
Nancy Deutsch headshot
Faculty Director, Youth Education Pipeline
Kimalee Dickerson

Kimalee Dickerson

Faculty Director, Youth Education Pipeline
Daniel Fairley
Local Steering Committee, Youth Education Pipeline
Don Gathers

Don Gathers

Local Steering Committee Member, Ground Theory of Structural Racism
Bonnie Gordon
Faculty Director, Community Engaged Scholarship

 

 
Charlene Green

Charlene Green

Local Steering Committee Member, Democratization of Data

Melody Jackson

Director of Operations
Joy Johnson

Joy Johnson

Local Steering Committee Member, Community Research Review Board

Sherica Jones - Lewis

Director of Community Research
Nadiya Khaydari

Nadiya Khaydari

JMU Undergraduate Intern, Youth Education Pipeline
Susan Kools, PhD, RN, FAAN, Madge M. Jones Professor in Nursing and Associate Dean for Diversity & Inclusion
Faculty Director, Institutional Inequality
Kelly Kossi

Kelly Kossi

George Mason University Undergraduate Intern, Youth Education Pipeline
Alicia Land

Alicia Land

Undergraduate Intern, Youth Education Pipeline
Dayna Matthew, Director, The Equity Center, and UVA Professor of Law
National Advisory Committee, Equity Center Co Founder

Sarah Medley

Grant Writer/ Advancement Officer

Lucy Montalvo

Program Manager
Sam Powers

Sam Powers

Statistician, Data Visualization Practitioner
Leah Puryear

Leah Puryear

Local Steering Committee Member, Youth Education Pipeline
Megan Rivera

Megan Rivera

Research Associate, Grounded Theory of Structural Racism
Morgan Smith

Morgan Smith

Research Associate, Democratization of Data
Sophie Trawalter, ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF PUBLIC POLICY AND PSYCHOLOGY
Faculty Director, Grounded Theory of Structural Racism
Karen Waters-Wicks

Karen Waters-Wicks

Local Steering Committee Member and National Advisory Board Member, Community Research Review Board
B. Cameron Webb, MD, JD
Faculty Director
 Christian West

Christian West

Research Associate, Democratization of Data
Barbara Brown Wilson
Faculty Director of the Equity Center
Tamara Wright

Tamara Wright

Local Steering Committee Member, Youth Education Pipeline
Erika Viccellio
Local Steering Committee Member, Democratization of Data

Isabel Vargas

Doctoral Fellow, School of Education, Youth Education Pipeline