The Institute for Research on Race and Public Policy is a campus-wide, cross-disciplinary research, policy and practice unit governed by an Administrative Council and advised by an Executive Board. We are housed in the College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs , which provides administrative support for the Institute.

Administrative Council

2018 - 2019 Executive Board

  • Co Chair: Lorena Garcia, Professor, Sociology & Latin American and Latino Studies Program & Gender and Women’s Studies Program

  • Co Chair: Nadine Naber, Director, Arab American Cultural Center & Professor, Gender and Women’s Studies & Global Asian Studies

  • Teresa Cordova, Director, Great Cities Institute & Professor, Urban Planning and Policy

  • Anna Guevarra, Director, Global Asian Studies & Professor Global Asian Studies & Gender and Women’s Studies & Sociology

  • Marisha Humphries, Professor, Educational Psychology

  • Lisa Yun Lee, Executive Director, National Public Housing Museum

  • Mark Martell, Director, Asian American Resource and Cultural Center & Instructor at Asian American Studies & Honors College & Global Asian Studies

  • Phoenix Matthews, Professor, Health Systems Science

  • Henrika McCoy, Professor, Jane Addams College of Social Work

  • Yamile Molina, Professor, Community Health Sciences & Faculty Affiliate, Center for Research on Women and Gender

  • Barbara Ransby, Professor, History & African American Studies & Gender and Women’s Studies