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Established in 2019, the Tufts University Cabinet on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (TUCDEI) was formed to bring together representatives from all of our schools to inform, advise, and support diversity and inclusion initiatives at Tufts.

Members of the cabinet were appointed by their respective dean and hold the position of Assistant or Associate Dean for Diversity and Inclusion (ADDI) within their school. Other members include the Associate Directors for Diversity and Inclusion Education. The cabinet reports to the Provost and is chaired by Chief Diversity Officers, Rob Mack and Joyce Sackey.

Caroline Genco

Office of the Provost
Provost and Senior Vice President ad interim

Rob Mack

Office of the Chief Diversity Officers
Chief Diversity Officer, Medford/SMFA

Joyce Sackey

Office of the Chief Diversity Officers
Chief Diversity Officer, Health Sciences Campuses

Lisa Fenn

Office of the Chief Diversity Officers
Program Director, Antiracism Initiative

Rikki Morrow-Spitzer

Office of the Chief Diversity Officers
Associate Director, Diversity & Inclusion Education, Health Sciences Campuses

Tiffany B. House

Office of the Chief Diversity Officers
Associate Director, Diversity & Inclusion Education, Health Sciences Campuses

S. Rae Peoples

Office of the Chief Diversity Officers
Associate Director, Diversity & Inclusion Education, Medford/SMFA Campuses

Sara Velia Niño

Office of the Chief Diversity Officers
Associate Director, Diversity & Inclusion Education, Medford/SMFA Campuses

Alice Rushforth

Tufts Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI)
Associate Dean, Programs and Partnerships
Assistant Professor

Flo Tseng

Cummings School
Assistant Dean for Diversity, Inclusion, Equity, and Climate
Associate Professor and Associate Chair, Infectious Disease and Global Health

Jeanette Holloway

School of Dental Medicine
Assistant Dean for Diversity and Inclusion

Karen Panetta

School of Engineering
Dean of Graduate Education

Chris Swan

School of Engineering
Dean of Undergraduate Education

Adrian Thomas

The Fletcher School
Associate Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Sara Folta

Friedman School
Associate Dean for Diversity and Inclusion

Damian Archer

School of Medicine
Assistant Dean for Multicultural Affairs,
Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine Associate Program Director, Sam W Ho Health Justice Scholars Program

Heather S. Nathans

School of Arts and Sciences
Associate Dean for Diversity and Inclusion
Dean of Academic Affairs

Ellise LaMotte

Schools of Arts & Sciences and Engineering
Associate Dean of Diversity and Inclusion

Ryan Rideau

Center for the Enhancement of Learning and Teaching
Associate Director for Teaching, Learning, and Inclusion

Simin Nikbin Meydani

HNRCA
Lead Scientist and Senior Scientist

Shirley Mark

Tisch College
Assistant Dean for Diversity and Inclusion
Director of Community Partnerships

Jessica Bates

University College
Associate Dean

Jose Caro

School of Medicine
Assistant Dean for Multicultural Affairs

Ndidiamaka Amutah-Onukagha

School of Medicine
Assistant Dean for Diversity and Inclusion
Julia A. Okoro Professor of Black Maternal Health

Jacqueline Dejean

School of Arts & Sciences
Assistant Dean for Diversity and Inclusion