About Us

The Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Outreach (DEIO) Committee is comprised of enthusiastic faculty, staff, and student volunteers from the University of Rochester’s Department of Chemistry. We are always enthusiastic to welcome new members. If you are interested in learning more or getting involved, please contact Professor Rose Kennedy (DEIO Committee Chair) and/or complete this short survey.

2022–2023 Committee Members

Coming soon!

2020–2021 Committee Members

A photo collage of 2021 DEIO members.
2021 Committee members (top to bottom, left to right): Prof. Rose Kennedy, James Stair (Knowles Lab), Jackson Hernandez (Frontier Lab), Medina Afandiyeva (Kennedy Lab), Ronald Adukure (Fasan Lab), Kylie Ritz (Jones Lab), Karla Sanchez Lievanos (Knowles Lab), Dasha Rodina (Paradine Lab), Prof. Shauna Paradine, Prof. Rudi Fasan, Kait Houghtling (Paradine Lab), Rob Lewis (Matson Lab), Prof. Bradley Nilsson, Prof. Kathryn Knowles, person TBD, Steven Díaz (McCamant Lab), Melissa Jagrosse (Nilsson Lab), Prof. Ignacio Franco, Rachel Garwick (Matson Lab), David Vargas (Fasan Lab), Prof. Ellen Matson, Ray Teng (Technical Staff)