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Strength in difference

Our mission is for CALS to cultivate an inclusive community by incorporating data-informed equitable practices that empower individuals, foster engagement, and advance equal opportunities for all.

Our commitments include:

  • Actively learn how the past has shaped individual and shared experiences
  • Intentionally work to improve outcomes in the present
  • Continually strive for a better future

Meet the DEI Team

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Corrie Moreau

Senior Associate Dean of Diversity and Inclusion

Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Professor

Department of Entomology

Professor

Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

Corrie Moreau
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Stella Hein

CALS Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Stella Hein
Rhonda Todd
Rhonda Todd

Director of Inclusive Academic Advising

Office of Student Services

Rhonda Todd
  • rrt52 [at] cornell.edu
Eduardo González, Jr.
Eduardo González Jr.

Assistant Director, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Cornell Cooperative Extension

Eduardo González Jr.
  • eg36 [at] cornell.edu
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Swanne Gordon

Assistant Professor

Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

Swanne Gordon
  • swannegordon [at] cornell.edu
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Anna Katharine Mansfield

Associate Professor

Food Science

Associate Director

Cornell AgriTech

Anna Katharine Mansfield
Sophia Givre Student Services CALS
Sophia Givre

Associate Director of Inclusive Academic Advising

Office of Student Services

Sophia Givre
  • sg2282 [at] cornell.edu

Explore the CALS DEI story series

 

DEI Story Series

CALS students build new, inclusive paths

This is the first in a series of stories detailing the actions CALS students, faculty and staff have taken over the past year to make our community a more diverse, equitable and inclusive place for everyone. Here, we highlight some of our student-led efforts – these emerging leaders, often through sheer labors of love, emphasize inclusive excellence and are motivated by a desire to make the path more equitable for those who will follow.

DEI Story Series

Assessing curriculum to improve diversity, equity, inclusivity in teaching

Here, we highlight college efforts to design a more inclusive curriculum and detail some of the courses CALS faculty have developed or adapted to address issues of racial, social, gender, economic and environmental justice.

DEI Story Series

Cornell AgriTech embraces responsibility to lead in inclusivity

Here, we highlight the efforts at Cornell AgriTech to foster the ongoing development of an inclusive and equitable environment where diverse student, staff, and faculty feel secure and supported.

DEI Story Series

CALS enhances strategies to recruit, retain diverse faculty, students

Here, we highlight some of the strategies CALS and its community members are adopting to improve diversity in faculty, staff and student recruitment and retention.

DEI Story Series

CALS hires faculty cohort to address grand DEI challenges

In fall 2021, CALS announced its first-ever faculty cohort initiative focused on hiring a group of scientists whose work explicitly addresses systemic challenges facing marginalized communities through transdisciplinary collaboration. The first search was received with great enthusiasm and 381 people applied for the six positions. 

DEI Story Series

Gender-inclusive workshop series seeks to empower, educate

A new workshop series seeks to uncover and dismantle the sometimes-hidden biases that women and gender-expansive people experience in attaining and being successful in leadership positions. 

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The CALS Ag Quad
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2022 New Faculty Cohort
Students study in the CALS Zone

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