Office of Institutional Diversity & Equity > Advocacy > Presidential Fellows > Past Presidential Fellows
Christina Rivers, associate professor of political science, launched an intense effort for diverse faculty and students to form strong bonds through research and a post-prison higher education initiative. Her teaching and research interests include African-American politics and political thought, civil and voting rights law. Her current work is on mass incarceration, particularly felon disenfranchisement laws and prison-based gerrymanders.
Alyssa Westring, associate professor of management and entrepreneurship, evaluated DePaul’s culture to identify opportunities to enhance the engagement, retention, and career advancement for women and faculty of color. She teaches management courses with an emphasis on organizational behavior and career management. Westring's research focuses broadly on the interplay between work, family, and other life domains.