Within the larger national context, diversity is said to be important and very few people dare to socially state their displeasure with the term and what it means. Let’s agree in our politically correct world that diversity is appreciated and that there is value ascribed. But what would this mean for organizations of learning, working, teaching and/or monetary exchange? … [Read more...]
About Margaret Browne Huntt, Ph.D.
Margaret Browne Huntt, Ph.D. serves as the Research Development Specialist in the Division of Biomedical Sciences (DBS) at the University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign). Additionally, as an independent consultant, she works with colleges, universities, and organizations locally and nationally on diversity/inclusion curriculum and program development and integration. Her research interests include issues relating to educational inequality and race and ethnicity with a focus on social stratification and mobility; equality of opportunity; social change; and microaggressions. She is working collaboratively with faculty to coordinate various research community-building initiatives, identify new interdisciplinary research opportunities, and provide support in the development of new major research initiatives. Among her publications is an edited collection of critical essays, “Implementing Diversity” (University of Illinois Center on Democracy in a Multiracial Society, 2010).