MSU Denver

Executive Leadership

Michael Benitez, Vice President for the Office of Diversity and Inclusion

Michael Benitez, Jr., Ph.D.

Vice President for Diversity and Inclusion

[email protected] (303) 605-7221
Julie Sharer-Price

Julie Sharer-Price

Executive Assistant to the Vice President for Diversity and Inclusion

[email protected] (303) 615-2063

Directors and Coordinators

Manuel Del Real

Manuel Del Real, Ph.D.

Executive Director for HSI and Inclusion

[email protected] (303) 605-7331
Chalane Lechuga

Chalane Lechuga, Ph.D.

Director of Faculty Diversity Research and Development & Professor

[email protected] (303) 615-1168
Jeremy VanHooser

Jeremy VanHooser

Diversity Coordinator

[email protected] (303) 615-2064

Equity Diversity Inclusion Faculty Fellows

Chereka Dickerson

Chereka C. Dickerson, Ph.D.

College of Letters, Arts and Sciences

Department of English

[email protected]
Bill Herman

Bill D. Herman, Ph.D.

College of Business

Department of Marketing

[email protected]
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Jovan Hernandez Ph.D.

College of Letters, Arts and Sciences

Department of Psychological Sciences

[email protected]
Tricia Hudson-Matthew

Tricia Hudson-Matthew, Ph.D.

College of Health and Applied Sciences

Department of Human Services and Counseling

[email protected]
K Scherrer, M.A., LCSW, Ph.D.

K. Scherrer Ph.D.

College of Health and Applied Sciences

Department of Social Work

[email protected]
Daphne Simmonds

Daphne Simmonds, Ph.D.

College of Business

Department of Computer Information Systems

[email protected]

Equity Diversity and Inclusion Graduate Assistant

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Itzel Martinez Bernal

Equity Diversity and Inclusion Graduate Assistant

Program: Master of Social Work

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Emma Rowinski

Equity Diversity and Inclusion Graduate Assistant

Program: Master of Science in Clinical Behavioral Health

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Reydesel Salvidrez Rodriquez

Equity Diversity and Inclusion Graduate Assistant

Program: Master of Arts in Higher Education

[email protected]
Jocelyn Vangundy

Jocelyn Vangundy

Equity Diversity and Inclusion Graduate Assistant

Program: Master of Social Work

[email protected]

Diversity Program Assistants

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Amelia Federico

Diversity Project Assistant

Program: Bachelor of Science in Political Science 

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Michael Wickham

Diversity Project Assistant

Program: Bachelor of Science in Psychology

[email protected]
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Lizbeth Guerra

Diversity Project Assistant

Program: Bachelor of Science in Political Science

[email protected]

Office of Diversity and Inclusion

If you have any questions, comments, or concerns related to equity, diversity or inclusion.

Diversity Equity and Inclusion Council

Campus Location:

Jordan Student Success Building (JSSB) 440
890 Auraria Parkway
Denver, CO 80204

Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 173362
Campus Box 1
Denver, CO 80217-3362