Our Team & Collaborators

Our team brings together faculty and staff from across the University, all working together to improve hiring, retention, and climate for diverse faculty in STEM. In addition to our team members, we collaborate with partners across the university, including affinity groups and various offices.

Program Leads

Campus Collaborators


In 2020 DU joined the Aspire IChange Network, a national effort to improve diversity and inclusion in STEM. The network supports institutions in developing inclusive faculty recruitment, hiring, and retention practices.

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E-STEM creates pathways to academic success for students from historically underrepresented groups in the fields of science, math, and engineering.

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The Interdisciplinary Research Institute for the Study of (in)Equality facilitates cutting-edge research, scholarship, and creative works promoting equality and equity in historically underrepresented communities.

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Looking for Community?

Affinity Groups at the University of Denver

DU has a range of affinity groups that provide networking and support for faculty and/or staff. Learn more about current groups and find contact information on the Division of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion website and through the Women's Coalition.

STEM Departments

NSM and RSECS have College-level groups to promote diversity, equity and inclusion. In addition, the STEM Women's Faculty Association is open to faculty in all STEM-related departments. Contact Dr. Anna Sher for more information, anna.sher@du.edu.