RPI | Leadership Team

The Race and Pedagogy Institute is led by a team of faculty and staff members at the University of Puget Sound. The Leadership Team engages in strategic planning, coordination, and oversight of RPI activities.

Dexter Gordon 

Director of the Race and Pedagogy Institute and African American Studies,
Professor of Communication Studies

Grace Livingston

Professor of African American Studies

Grace Livingston

Christina McLeod

Race and Pedagogy Program Specialist

Christina McLeod

Nancy Bristow 

Professor of History

 

 

 

 

 

 

Carolyn Weisz 

Professor of Psychology

 

 

 

 

Michael Benitez

Chief Diversity Officer and Dean of Diversity and Inclusion

Michael Benitez

LaToya Brackett 

Visiting Assistant Professor of African American Studies
and the Race & Pedagogy Institute