The Race & Pedagogy Institute (RPI) is led by a team of six faculty and one staff member at the University of Puget Sound who work in collaboration with campus constituents and community partners to engage in strategic planning, coordination, and oversight of RPI activities.
The Leadership Team brings years of experience to conversations about multidimensionality of race in the context of education and society. The leadership team teaches in African American Studies, Asian Studies, History, Psychology and Religion, Spirituality & Society departments. Additionally, on top of their duties as regular faculty who teach, advise they also mentor students and serve as faculty advisors to student cohorts in the Access, Posse and First Year Inside (FYI) programs. The Leadership Team members also serve in roles as Faculty Senate Liaison to the Associated Student of the University of Puget Sound, and on Faculty Senate Committees such as the Comprehensive Program Review Committee, Curriculum Committee, Diversity Advisory Committee, Faculty Advancement Committee & Student Life Committee.