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Office of the Provost

Executive Board


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Lucy Annang Ingram, Ph.D., chair

Dr. Ingram is an associate professor in the Health Promotion, Education, and Behavior department at the Arnold School of Public Health and is an affiliate faculty member of Women and Gender Studies, the Institute for Southern Studies, and the Institute for Partnerships to Eliminate Health Disparities. She specializes in using community-driven and community-based approaches and teaches and conducts research focused on addressing racial/ethnic health disparities in the area of sexual and reproductive health.

Qiana J. Whitted, Ph.D.

Qiana J. Whitted, Ph.D., vice chair/treasurer

Dr. Whitted is an associate professor of English and African American Studies. Her research and teaching focus on 20th century African American literature and cultural studies with a specialization in comics and graphic novels.

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Tisha Felder, Ph.D., M.S.W., member-at-large

Dr. Tisha Felder is an Assistant Professor in the Cancer Prevention & Control Program in the Arnold School of Public Health and  the College of Nursing. Dr. Felder's research interests include racial/ethnic and socioeconomic disparities in health, with an emphasis on disadvantaged populations diagnosed with cancer.

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Dianne Johnson, Ph.D., member-at-large

Dr. Dianne Johnson is a professor in the Department of English Language and Literature. She specializes in children's and young adult literature, African American literature, creative writing, African American film and multicultural American autobiography.

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Terrance Weik, Ph.D., member-at-large

Dr. Terrance Weik is an associate professor in the Department of Anthropology. Some of his research interests include archaeology, African Diaspora, antislavery resistance, social identity, Ethnogenesis, self-liberation, Race and Native Americans.