College of Education Committee to Promote Diversity, Equity and Outreach (CPDEO)

The Committee to Promote Diversity, Equity, and Outreach (CPDEO) serves to support the College of Education in all its DEI endeavors, particularly, CPDEO serves to review, advise, and provide feedback to COE leadership regarding matters related to students, staff and faculty diversity, equity, and inclusion; provide guidance and support for the development, implementation and on-going assessment of unit diversity plans; and may be involved in coordinating DEI initiatives within and across units and contributing to campus DEI initiatives.

Members (Spring 2021 – Spring 2023)

  Name Role Department Email
 Cristian R. Aquino-Sterling, Ph.D.

Cristian R. Aquino-Sterling, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, School of Teacher Education
Associate Dean for Diversity and International Affairs

Co-Chair1 Dean's Office [email protected]
 Idara Essien, Ph.D.

Idara Essien Wood, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Faculty Representative Child & Family Development (CFD)

[email protected]

Alberto Esquinca, Ph.D.

Alberto Esquinca, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Faculty Representative Dual Language & English Learner Education (DLE)

[email protected]

Alberto Esquinca, Ph.D.

Eric R. Felix, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Faculty Representative Administration, Rehabilitation, and Postsecondary Education (ARPE)

[email protected]

Jackie D. Fuller, M.A.

Jackie Fuller, M.A.

Advising and Recruitment Specialist

Staff Representative Office for Student Success (OSS)

[email protected]

Suneal Kolluri, Ph.D.

Suneal Kolluri, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Faculty Representative School of Teacher Education (STE)

[email protected]

Paul Luelmo, Ph.D.

Paul Luelmo, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Faculty Representative Special Education (SPED)

[email protected]

Nina Salcedo Potter, Ph.D.

Nina Potter, Ph.D.

Director of Assessment and Accreditation

Data Consultant Dean's Office

[email protected]

Rachael Stewart, Ed.D.

Rachael Stewart, Ph.D.

Administrative Support Coordinator II

Staff Representative Educational Leadership (EDL)

[email protected]

James Wright, Ph.D.

James Wright, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Faculty Representative Educational Leadership (EDL)

[email protected]

1As per the new committee description in the COE Policy File, we will be electing a second co-chair (early Fall 2021).