Campus welcomes, celebrates new and newly promoted faculty of color

Each fall, UW–Madison welcomes and celebrates new and recently promoted faculty of color at a reception hosted by the Office of the Deputy Vice Chancellor for Diversity and Inclusion and the Office of the Secretary of the Faculty. This year’s virtual event recognized nearly 85 new faculty and 36 faculty promoted to associate professor or full professor, including 10 faculty members with the School of Education.

“Now, more than ever, we want to launch our upcoming academic year by welcoming new and returning faculty with our Annual Faculty of Color Virtual Reception,” said Interim Deputy Vice Chancellor for Diversity and Inclusion and Chief Diversity Officer Cheryl B. Gittens. “This is a wonderful time to meet and honor faculty of color while extending a warm welcome virtually. It is also an opportunity to reconnect with colleagues from across the campus as we launch the 2020 fall semester.”

School of Education faculty who were recognized at the reception include:

  • Yoon Jeon Kim, an incoming assistant professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction
  • Priyanka Agarwal, assistant professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction
  • Anjalé Welton, professor, Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis
  • Kevin Henry, assistant professor, Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis
  • Jina Chun, assistant professor, Department of Rehabilitation Psychology and Special Education
  • Hailey Love, assistant professor, Department of Rehabilitation Psychology and Special Education
  • Ashley White, assistant professor, Department of Rehabilitation Psychology and Special Education
  • David Klingbeil, assistant professor, Department of Educational Psychology
  • Ran Liu, assistant professor, Department of Educational Policy Studies
  • Baron Kelly, professor, Department of Theatre and Drama and Division of Continuing Studies

Learn more about the reception and all of this year’s honorees, here.