Advisory Council on Campus Climate, Culture & Inclusion

The Advisory Council on Campus Climate, Culture & Inclusion is comprised of faculty, staff and student representatives who work to provide ongoing evaluation of the campus climate conditions, practices and policies and develops educational programs and opportunities that encourage  fostering respect, civility and mutual appreciation of our community.


Co-Vice Chairs

Judy Wu

Judy Tzu-Chun Wu

Chancellor's Fellow, Asian American Studies Director, Humanities Center, School of Humanities
Doug Haynes

Doug Haynes

Co-Chair, Diversity, Inclusion & Programming Work Group
Vice Chancellor, Academic Equity, Diversity & Inclusion
Director, ADVANCE
Professor, History

Council Members


Yong Chen
Chair, International Student Pedagogy Work Group; Associate Dean; Curriculum and Student Services; Professor, History

Andrew Penner
Chair, Surveys, Data Analysis & Evaluation Work Group; Associate Professor, Sociology

Judith Stepan-Norris
Professor, Sociology


Àdísà Ajamu
Director, Center for Black Cultures, Resources and Research

Darlene Esparza
Director, Campus Organizations and Volunteer Programs
Office of Campus Organizations;Student Life & Leadership

Kevin Huie
Director, Student Success Initiatives
DUE-Student Transition Services; Student Success Initiatives

Pamela James
Executive Director, Campus-Human Resources

Ramona Agrela
Associate Chancellor, Chief Human Resources Executive

Gwen Kuhns Black
Senior Associate Director, Equal Opportunity & Diversity

Iiona Pak
Principal Administrative Analyst, Academic Affairs

Sherwynn Knox
Associate Dean of Students
Student Life and Leadership

Work Groups

African American Student Experience

  • Àdísà Ajamu, Chair, Director, Center for Black Cultures, Resources and Research

Co-Curricular Programming

  • Julia Lupton, Professor, English
  • Yong Chen, Associate Dean; Curriculum and Student Services; Professor, History 
  • Susan Klein, Associate Professor, East Asian Languages & Literatures
  • Greg Rothberg, Director, Campus Recreation
  • Roxanne Varzi, Associate Professor, Anthropology
  • Daphne Lei, Professor, Drama

Diversity, Inclusion & Programming

  • Jonathan Feng, Chair; Professor, Physics & Astronomy
  • Kim Ayala, Retired, Undecided/Undeclared Advising
  • Kevin Bossenmeyer, Student Government & Student Media
  • Rachel Corell, Project Manager, School of Medicine
  • Clare Yu, Professor, Physics & Astronomy
  • Pedro Enrique Puentes, PhD student, Department of History
  • Eliot Wong-Toi, PhD candidate, Statistics

Campus Advisory Council on International Student Pedagogy

  • Michael Dennin, Chair; Vice Provost, Teaching and Learning; Dean, Division of Undergraduate Education
  • Yong Chen, Professor, History; Associate Dean, Curriculum and Student Services

(For a complete list of the members’ campus affiliations, click here)

Surveys, Data Analysis & Evaluation

  • Andrew Penner, Chair; Associate Professor, Sociology
  • Shanyce Campbell, assistant professor, Education
  • Gwendolyn Kuhns Black, Associate Director, Equal Opportunity & Diversity
  • Angela Miu, Principal Research Analyst, Division of Undergraduate Education, Applied Research
  • Venetia Van Duyn, Campus Assessment Coordinator, DUE-Assessment/Research Studies