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Dean’s Committee on Anti-Racism and Anti-Bias

The Dean’s Committee on Anti-Racism and Anti-Bias is a permanent committee reporting directly to the dean, whose mission is to make actionable recommendations to the dean for the purpose of addressing and eradicating racism and bias within the School of Nursing.

Actionable recommendations should arise from quantitative and qualitative information, including but not limited to: findings from focus and dialogue groups, hotline complaints, reviews of the literature including reviews of best practices, and collective concerns and recommendations from students, staff, faculty, alumni, and/or other members of the Rutgers School of Nursing.

Dean’s Committee on Anti-Racism and Anti-Bias

The Dean’s Committee on Anti-Racism and Anti-Bias is a permanent committee reporting directly to the dean, whose mission is to make actionable recommendations to the dean for the purpose of addressing and eradicating racism and bias within the School of Nursing.

Mission and Goals

MISSION

To strive for an environment in the School of Nursing (SON) that is actively anti-racist and anti-biased in all our institutional practices, classrooms, curriculum, and people-related interactions and that does not foster negative outcomes or experiences based on race or biases. (OU)

GOALS

Based on the committee’s analyses of quantitative and qualitative data and institutional policies and practices, the overarching aim of the committee is to make actionable recommendations to the Dean that aim to eradicate racism and bias in the SON.

COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIP

The committee will have representation from a variety of groups within the Rutgers Nursing community, including undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students; faculty from each academic program; alumni; staff; student services staff.

Committee Members

Co-Chairpersons

Charlotte Thomas-Hawkins, PhD, RN, FAAN
Associate Dean and Associate Professor
Division of Nursing Science

Faculty Members

Thomas Loveless, PhD, MSN, CRNP
Division of Advanced Practice Nursing

John Nelson, PhD, CPNP
Adjunct Faculty
Director, National Training, FXB

Mamilda Robinson, DNP, APN, PMHNP-BC
Division of Advanced Practice Nursing

Constance Sensor, PhD, RN, CTN-A, NJ-CSN
Division of Entry to Baccalaureate Nursing

Kyeongra Yang, PhD, MPH, RN, CNE
Division of Entry to Baccalaureate Nursing

Staff Members

Steven Glogocheski, EdD
Executive Director of Institutional Research and Sponsored Programs

Gregory Hughes
Admission Coordinator, Office of Admissions and Recruitment

Student Members

Candice Elam, DNP student

Aditi Mahapatra, Second-degree student

Leslie Wright Brown, PhD student

Alumnus

Shanda Johnson, PhD, RN

Impact Dialogue Circles

Part of our commitment to listen and act, “Impact Dialogue Circles” are a series of listening sessions with faculty, staff, and students designed to listen to the community and implement action based on feedback. These sessions are being led by an outside team comprising inclusion coaches and brothers Dr. Timothy Eatman and Michael Eatman.