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Carla Freeman

Interim Dean, Emory College

As Interim Dean of Emory College, Carla Freeman leads the College’s academic mission and spearhead initiatives related to department chair and faculty leadership development, faculty mentorship, social justice and inclusion, and partnerships with other units across the University. She served as Senior Associate Dean of Faculty from 2014-2020, and most recently was Executive Associate Dean from 2020-2022.

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Ed Lee III

Senior Director of Faculty Inclusivity

Ed Lee III, EdD is the Senior Director of Inclusivity for Emory College of Arts and Sciences. With an emphasis on organizational communication, culture formation, and enhanced collaboration, Ed works directly with academic unit chairs to develop and facilitate department/program level programming and discussion on DEI-related issues across the College of Arts & Sciences.

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University Leadership

Carol E. Henderson

Vice Provost for Diversity and Inclusion
Chief Diversity Officer
Adviser to the President

Carol E. Henderson joined Emory in 2019 as vice provost for diversity and inclusion, chief diversity officer, and adviser to the president. Visit the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion to read her message on "Charting A Path Forward".

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Working Group on Antiracism

The College Faculty Senate established a Working Group on Antiracism in 2020-2021, which worked that year to develop recommendations to be shared with the full faculty in Fall 2021. Having voted to formalize this group as a Standing Committee of the Emory College Senate, these faculty leaders, representing all disciplines, are central to the advancement of DEI efforts College-wide.

Anti-racism and Social Justices Committee 

Affirmative Action Committee

The Emory College Affirmative Action Committee, made up of faculty leaders from each division within the College, vets and approves all search plans and works closely with the Dean's office and search committee chairs to ensure diverse representation on committees, outreach to diverse candidate pools, and successful recruitment.

Emory College Members
  • Robert Liu, Chair and Professor, Biology
  • Cynthia Willett, Samuel Candler Dobbs Professor, Philosophy