Diversity at USC Dornsife

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.


Graduate Students
  • Graduate Students of Color Network
Undergraduate Students
  • El Centro Chicano strives to foster a community of critically thinking, socially conscious Chicana/o and Latina/o leaders: providing  personal, social  and academic  support through graduation and beyond.
  • Humanities Brochure
  • Social Sciences Brochure
  • Natural Science Brochure

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