OCCRL Staff and Affiliates


Gianina Baker
Associate Director of Evaluation, Learning and Equitable Assessment
Research Assistant
Assistant Professor, Educational Administration & Leadership
H.M. Kuneyl
Research Assistant
Communications Manager
Research Assistant
Ayinde Rochon
Research Assistant
Research Assistant and Assistant Director of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at the Graduate College

OCCRL Affiliates

Dr. Helen Burn
Mathematics Professor and Director of the Curriculum Research Group at Highline College
Assistant Professor, College of ACES at Illinois
Assistant Professor at University of California, Riverside
Raina Dyer-Barr
Director for Community College Research and Engagement in the School of Education at the University of Pittsburgh
Dr. Matt Giani
Research Scientist, Office of Strategy and Policy at University of Texas at Austin
Monica Gonzalez Ybarra
Assistant Professor of Curriculum & Instruction at the College of Education at Illinois
Assistant Director, National Center for Institutional Diversity
Assistant Professor at Texas A&M
Associate Professor of Higher Education and Director of Student Engagement at USC Race and Equity Center at University of Southern California
Assistant Professor at the University of Pittsburgh
Brandi Neal
Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Southern Indiana
Dr. George Reese
Director of the Office for Mathematics, Science, and Technology Education (MSTE)
Marci Rockey
Assistant Coordinator & Academic Advisor for the CSPA program at Illinois State University
Assistant Professor, Educational Psychology
Dr. Jason L. Taylor
Associate Professor, Department of Educational Leadership and Policy at University of Utah
Chauntee Thrill
Assistant Professor of Higher Education at Appalachian State University
Francena Turner
Postdoctoral Associate for Data Curation in African American History and Culture at Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities
Asif Wilson
Assistant Professor of Social Studies at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Dr. J. Luke Wood
Professor of Community College Leadership and the Director of the Doctoral Program in Community College Leadership at San Diego State University
Dr. Eboni M. Zamani-Gallaher
Associate Dean of Equity, Justice and Strategic Partnerships for the School of Education and Professor of Higher Education at the University of Pittsburgh