Leadership Team

The University of Chicago’s diversity and inclusion efforts are led and managed by the Office of the Provost

Waldo E. Johnson, Jr.

Vice Provost and Professor at the Crown Family School of Social Work, Policy, and Practice


As Vice Provost, Waldo E. Johnson, Jr. leads the University's Diversity & Inclusion Initiative, including the Center for the Study of Race, Politics, and Culture; the Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality; and other related diversity and inclusion programming. Learn more.

Michele Rasmussen

Dean of Students in the University


As Dean of Students in the University, Michele Rasmussen provides leadership for the Center for Identity + Inclusion (CI+I) and the work connected to the D+I Studio. Learn more.

Dana Bozeman

Director of Diversity and Inclusion, UChicagoGRAD


Dana oversees diversity and inclusion initiatives at UChicagoGrad—an organization that provides a range of services and resources to enhance the ability of graduate students and postdoctoral scholars to navigate their careers at UChicago and beyond.

Tiana Pyer-Pereira

Associate Director, Office of the Provost


Tiana manages a variety of diversity and inclusion projects across campus, including faculty search training and the Diversity Dialogues series. 

Ravi Randhava

Assistant Provost and Executive Director, Center for Identity + Inclusion


Ravi manages the Center for Identity + Inclusion, which houses the Office of Multicultural Student Affairs, LGBTQ Student Life, and Student Support Services. 

Sarah Willis

Events and Administrative Manager


Sarah supports diversity and inclusion strategy and programming within the Office of the Provost. She also coordinates various special events.