Center Team

Kathleen King Thorius, P.h.D.
Executive Team
Executive Director, Associate Professor
Seena M. Skelton, P.h.D.
Director of Operations
Tiffany Kyser
Associate Director of Engagement & Partnerships
Assistant Director of Program Evaluation & Continuous Improvement
Executive Team
Assistant Director of Technical Assistance
Cesur Dagli
Instructional and Graphic Designer
Diana R. Lazzell
Outrreach & Engagement Coordinator
Sophie Richardson
Office Manager
Post Doctoral Fellow
Graduate Research Assistant
Graduate Research Assistant
Robin G. Jackson, M.A.
Graduate Research Assistant
Graduate Research Assistant
Graduate Research Assistant
Center Staff
Student Assistant
Tanya B. Ihlo, Ph.D.
Technical Assistance Specialist
Cynthia Mruczek, Ph.D.
Technical Assistance Specialist
Technical Assistance Specialist
Mollie Blackburn, P.h.D.
Equity Fellow
Sarah Diem, P.h.D.
Equity Fellow
Equity Fellow
Hollie Mackey, Ph.D.
Equity Fellow
Equity Fellow
Equity Fellow
Jamalee Stone, P.h.D.
Equity Fellow
Amanda Sullivan, Ph.D.
Equity Fellow
Gary Appel, M.Ed.
Center Advisor
Director
Great Lakes Comprehensive Center
Alfredo J. Artiles, Ph.D.
Center Advisor
Dean of Graduate Education
Arizona State University
Belinda Biscoe, P.h.D.
Center Advisor
Director
South Central Comprehensive Center
Bryan Brayboy, Ph.D.
Center Advisor
Professor
Arizona State University
Center Advisor
Senior Trial Attorney
U.S. Department of Justice
Taucia Gonzalez, P.h.D.
Center Advisor
Assistant Professor
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Center Advisor
Executive Co-Director
Center for Parent Information & Resources
Muhammad Kahlifa, P.h.D.
Center Advisor
Associate Professor
University of Minnesota
Steve Linson, M.Ed.
Center Advisor
Director of Student Services
Northeastern Local Schools
Dawn Miller, Ph.D.
Center Advisor
SWIFT Education Center
University of Kansas
Thu Sương Thị Nguyễn, Ph.D.
Center Advisor
Associate Professor
Indiana University-Purdue University
Django Paris
Center Advisor
Professor & Director, Banks Center for Educational Justice
University of Washington College of Education
Anne Parks, Ph.D.
Center Advisor
Supervisor, Achievement and Integration Program
Minnesota Department of Education
Margaret Sandoz
Center Advisor
Superintendent
Niobrara Public Schools
Susan Shaffer, P.h.D.
Center Advisor
Director
Mid-Atlantic Equity Consortium (MAEC) Region I Equity Assistance Center
Paulo Tan
Center Advisor
Assistant Professor
University of Hawaiʻi at Manoa
Center Advisor
Education Director, World of Difference Institute
Anti-Defamation League
Monica Young, P.h.D.
Center Advisor
Director
Equitable Access Support Network