DEI Committee

UMSI is committed to building an equitable and inclusive community, making the school a welcoming and open space to everyone. The primary goal of the UMSI DEI Committee, this year specifically focusing on international inclusion, is to help achieve these goals.

Please contact the UMSI DEI Committee at with any questions or concerns. We also invite you to contact us to share your stories, experiences, suggestions, events, and anything else related to diversity at UMSI.

2019-2020 UMSI DEI Committee:

Tanya Rosenblat, faculty member, co-chair  
Associate Professor of Information

Michael Williams, staff member, co-chair
Employer Recruiting Coordinator

Judy Lawson, ex officio
Assistant Dean for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Devon Keen, ex officio
Assistant Director of Outreach and Transfer Student Initiatives

Barbara Jane Ericson, faculty member
Assistant Professor of Information

Oliver Haimson, faculty member
Assistant Professor of Information

Rebecca Epstein, staff
Executive Secretary

Luis Escareno, staff
Development and Alumni Relations Generalist

Elissa Irhamy, student
Master of Science in Information