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Testimony of Chapman Sociologist Pete Simi Leads to Judgment Against Organizers of Charlottesville Rally

"When you go behind the scenes and look at where Unite the Right was planned on Discord, and you see the volume of references to using violence during the rally, it’s overwhelmingly clear that this event was organized for the purpose of committing violence,” Simi said.

Chapman Professor Stephany Cuevas' New Book Shares Stories of Parental Sacrifice Behind Latinx Student Success

“I wanted to design a study that looked for stories of success,” Cuevas said. “At the core was a commitment to developing relational trust. I did the interviews in Spanish, and I didn’t push a protocol but let the stories come up naturally.”

NEH Grant Awarded to Launch Asian American Studies Minor at Chapman University

The grant will offer critical support by helping Chapman develop curriculum to advance the conversation on diversity, equity and justice in the community.

Araceli Martinez Named Executive Director of Chapman’s Cross-Cultural Center and First-Generation Programs

Chapman University’s Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion has named Araceli Martinez, M.A. executive director of the Cross-Cultural Center and First-Generation Programs. In her role, Martinez will oversee programming for both the Cross-Cultural Center and Chapman’s First-Generation program.

Dr. Gabriela Castaneda, Ed.D. is Chapman’s New Director of Latinx Achievement

In her new position, Castaneda will be able to increase the visibility of and opportunities for Chapman’s Latinx students. She also hopes the increased focus on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion will encourage scholars and potential staff members to consider Chapman as their place of employment.

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Reg Chhen Stewart, Ph.D.
Vice President of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
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Christine Victorin
Executive Assistant to the Vice President
(714) 516-4731

Gabriela Castaneda, Ed.D.
Director for Latinx Achievement 
Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
(714) 744-7812

Director for Black Excellence and Achievement
Applications Under Review

Schnayma Saint-Fort
Graduate Assistant
Black Excellence and Achievement

Araceli Martinez, M.A.
Executive Director, Cross Cultural Center and First Generation Programs
(714) 516-4778

Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Argyros Forum (AF 302)
Orange, CA 92866

National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity