Senior Associate Dean of Students and Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity Student Programs/ Director of Pugh Center

Tashia-1Tashia Bradley, PhD brings a wealth of experience as an administrator and educator in higher education. Degrees: B.A., Florida A & M University, M.S., University of Kansas, Ph.D., Florida State University. Leadership roles:  Advising Dean, Diversity and Inclusion Programs, First Generation to College Student and Students of Color (ALANA) programs, Title IX student coordinator, and the Pugh Center.

Gender and Sexual Diversity Program Director/Associate Director of Pugh Center

Emily Schusterbauer implements campus initiatives aimed at fostering a safe and supportive climate for Colby students, facultyPhoto-on-7-22-13-at-10-06-AM-3_2, and staff who express a full range of gender and sexual identities. In this effort, she collaborates with student organizations that emphasize gender and/or sexuality in their campus work. Before coming to Colby, Emily taught Women’s and Gender Studies at Indiana University-Purdue University, Fort Wayne, Indiana University, Bloomington, and The Ohio State University. She completed a B.A. and an M.A. in Women’s Studies and is currently a doctoral candidate in Gender Studies.

(Interim) Assistant Director of the Pugh Center/Coordinator for Student Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity Programs

Maki Smith, PhD is the interim Assistant Director of Diversity and Social Justice for the Pugh Center. Dr. Smith received his PhD from the Department of History at the University of California, San Diego. His research centers on key aspects of diversity (race, social class), social movements, and democracy.  He is co-editor of Another University is Possible, and is currently completing Unruly Democracy: Global Social Movements and the Crisis of the Cold War Governance. With over fourteen years of higher education experience in teaching, student advocacy, and research, Maki Smith brings dynamic leadership to the Pugh Center.