Skip to main content

Diversity at USC Dornsife

Videos

more videos >

Learn more about diversity at USC Dornsife

A more diverse Dornsife is a better Dornsife. Our basic goals – the enrichment of the human spirit, the creation of fundamental knowledge – are best achieved with a faculty and a…

Video by Mira Zimet

The Vice Dean for Diversity and Strategic Initiatives, George Sanchez, is responsible for ensuring that the fundamental commitment to the benefits of a diverse USC Dornsife community is effectively translated into best practices throughout all departments and units of USC Dornsife. These areas include faculty recruitment, mentorship and retention, including ensuring that every USC Dornsife faculty search committee cast its net widely in search of diverse faculty candidates.

This work also includes successful recruitment, advancement, and placement of diverse Ph.D. students, such as the encouragement of innovative graduate student programs aimed at enhancing the diversity and quality of the USC Ph.D. experience. It also includes promoting the retention and academic success of USC Dornsife undergraduates form all backgrounds, especially advancing research opportunities for diverse undergraduates through a variety of established programs and encouraging successful transitions to opportunities for advanced degrees.

Diversity News

Apr 21st, 2015

USC Shoah Foundation’s Rob Kuznia Wins Pulitzer Prize

Rob Kuznia, a member of the communication staff of USC Shoah Foundation…

Apr 20th, 2015

A Hundred Years After the Armenian Genocide

True or false? In 1915, the Ottoman Empire perpetrated a genocide…

Apr 16th, 2015

New Horizons

Neda Maghbouleh began her presentation at the inaugural USC…

Apr 15th, 2015

Book Feast

At the 20th annual Los Angeles Times Festival of Books, USC Dornsife…

Apr 14th, 2015

Voices from Vietnam

It is April 1975, and Saigon is in chaos. At his villa, a South…

read all news >