Multicultural Issues Committee

The Multicultural Issues Committee addresses matters of concern for faculty of color, American Indian faculty, religious minority faculty, and immigrant faculty regarding racial justice, equity, and inclusion.

Below, you will find MIC updates, a committee roster, and a comment box for you to send comments to committee leaders. 

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Zhe (Cliff) Li

Bemidji state University

Zhe is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Business Administration


Nantawan Lewis

Metropolitan state university

Nantawan is a Professor of Ethnic and Religious Studies.


José Lopez

Minnesota State university-Mankato

José is a faculty member in the Geography Department. 

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Janelle Miedema

Minnesota state university-Moorhead

Janelle is an Assistant Professor in the School of Social Work. 


Melissa Prescott

st. cloud state university

Melissa is a Professor and Research Librarian.  

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José Losada-Montero

Southwest Minnesota State University

José is an Assistant Professor of Spanish.

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Kara Lindaman

winona state university

Kara is a Professor in the Department of Political Science/Public Administration 


Debra Leigh

st. Cloud State University

Debra is the Board Liaison to MIC and directs the Community Anti-Racism Education (C.A.R.E.) Initiative. 

Please share your thoughts or concerns with the IFO multicultural Issues Committee by using the form below. 

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