DIRECTOR OF EQUITY AND INCLUSION
Jazlin Coley is the Director of Equity and Inclusion at Drake University. Prior to moving into this role, she served as the Service Coordinator of Equity and Inclusion in the Office of Community Engaged Learning. She holds a B.A. in Journalism and Mass Communications from Drake, along with a minor in Psychology and a concentration in Leadership. In her previous role, she spent most of her time researching and implementing common practices of diversity, equity, and inclusion in community engagement efforts. Jazlin is the primary staff person leading and facilitating Drake University's Crew Scholars and Flight programs. She also supports other diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts on campus.
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF MATHEMATICS
Dr. Terrance Pendleton is an assistant professor of mathematics and has been with Drake University since 2016. His primary research area is in applied mathematics, particularly mathematical modeling and partial differential equations. He received his Ph.D in Applied Mathematics from North Carolina State University. Recently, he has had a focus on equity in the mathematics classroom through his work as a Center for Inquiry and Equity in Mathematics fellow. His current NSF funded research project focuses on the impact of inviting early college students to be mathematicians with the goal of increasing the visibility of underrepresented populations in STEM and in particular mathematics. Dr. Pendleton is a highly beloved teacher and mentor. In recent years, he has served as a Crew Faculty Mentor and participated in several Crew faculty dialogues. He is looking forward to working closely with the incoming Crew class of 2025.
ASSOCIATE PROVOST FOR CAMPUS EQUITY AND INCLUSION
Dr. Harvey has taught in the Religion department in 2004 and served as Faculty Director of the Crew Scholars program since 2013. She recently transitioned to serve as the Associate Provost of Campus Equity and Inclusion at Drake University but continues to serve in a leadership role with the Cre Scholars Program. Dr. Harvey received her Ph.D. in Christian Social Ethics from Union Theological Seminary. Her most recent books include Raising White Kids: Bringing Up Children in Recially unjust America and Dear White Christians: For Those Still Longing for Racial Reconcilliation. She has written for the New York Times, CNN and many other outlots. She's also been a guest on CNN's Town Hall on Racism with Sesame Street, Good Morning America, as well as National Public Radio's "All Things Considered, Weekend Edition with Michel Martin" and "It's Been a Minute with Sam Sanders."