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
Cesur Dagli
Instructional and Graphic Designer
Diana R. Lazzell
Outrreach & Engagement Coordinator
Sophie Richardson
Office Manager
Graduate Research Assistant
Robin G. Jackson, M.A.
Graduate Research Assistant
Graduate Research Assistant
Nick E. Pearce
Graduate Research Assistant
Tanya B. Ihlo, Ph.D.
Technical Assistance Specialist
Cynthia Mruczek, P.h.D.
Technical Assistance Coordinator
Technical Assistance Specialist
Technical Assistance Specialist
Paulo Tan
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
David Nguyen, Ph.D.
Equity Fellow
Daniel Spikes, Ph.D.
Equity Fellow
Jamalee Stone, P.h.D.
Equity Fellow
Amanda Sullivan, Ph.D.
Equity Fellow
Gary Appel, M.Ed.
Center Advisor
Director
Alfredo J. Artiles, Ph.D.
Center Advisor
Dean of Graduate Education
Belinda Biscoe, P.h.D.
Center Advisor
Director
Bryan Brayboy, Ph.D.
Center Advisor
Professor
Center Advisor
Senior Trial Attorney
Taucia Gonzalez, P.h.D.
Center Advisor
Assistant Professor
David Hernandez-Saca, P.h.D.
Center Advisor
Assistant Professor
Center Advisor
Executive Co-Director
Muhammad Kahlifa, P.h.D.
Center Advisor
Associate Professor
Steve Linson, M.Ed.
Center Advisor
Director of Student Services
Dawn Miller, Ph.D.
Center Advisor
SWIFT Education Center
Thu Sương Thị Nguyễn, Ph.D.
Center Advisor
Assistant Professor
Django Paris
Center Advisor
Professor, University of Washington College of Education; Director, Banks Center for Educational Justice
Anne Parks, Ph.D.
Supervisor, Achievement and Integration Program
Margaret Sandoz
Center Advisor
Superintendent
Susan Shaffer, P.h.D.
Center Advisor
Director
Center Advisor
Education Director, World of Difference Institute
Monica Young, P.h.D.
Center Advisor
Director