Black Lives Matter and Systemic Racism Subcommittee

Subcommittee Charge

  1. To build community around shared understandings of racial injustice and how it affects us all

  2. To create resources that allow us to effectively target particular expressions of systemic racism, and create spaces that facilitate coordinated action between units

  3. To translate popular understandings of racial justice (e.g., of the Movement for Black Lives) for our UW campus communities


Subcommittee Membership:

  • Nicholas Crane - Assistant Professor - School of Politics, Public Affairs, and International Studies - College of Arts and Sciences - BLM and Systemic Racism Subcommittee Chair

  • Ambreia Meadows-Fernandez - Graduate Student - American Studies

  • Barbara Gibson - Community Member 

  • Ed Synakowski - Vice President - Office of Research and Economic Development

  • Eric Krszjzaniek - Assistant Lecturer - Management and Marketing - College of Business

  • Erika Saunders - Education Abroad Advisor - Office of Global Engagement

  • Jacquelyn Bridgeman - Director - School of Culture, Gender, and Social Justice - Professor - College of Law - Recruitment and Retention Subcommittee Chair

  • Laura Perez - Director of Diversity - Associate Students of the University of Wyoming (ASUW) - Undergraduate Student

  • Leslie Johnson -Community Member

  • Lionel Grimes - Community Member - Member of the Black 14
  • Matthew McDermit -Manager - Strategic Enrollment Operations - Provost's Office

  • Michelle Jarman - Associate Professor - Wyoming Institute for Disabilities (WIND) - College of Health Sciences

  • Rachel LeBeau - Academic Learning Specialist - WWAMI UW School of Medicine - College of Health Sciences

  • Scott Miller - Department Head - Ecosystem Science and Management

  • Tony Gibson - Community Member - Member of the Black 14

Contact Us

Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Old Main 408

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: 307-766-6672


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