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Raechele L. Pope

Associate Dean for Faculty and Student Affairs and Chief Diversity Officer
University at Buffalo Graduate School of Education


Multicultural education; equity, diversity and inclusion in higher education; campus climate; campus unrest; race, racism and race relations

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Raechele L. Pope can speak to the media about equity, diversity, inclusion and social justice in higher education.

She is interested in how college campuses can create and maintain a multicultural environment, and her research has helped to rethink core assumptions relating to how institutions can work toward and achieve these goals. Among other topics, Pope’s work has explored multicultural organization development in higher education, multicultural competence for student affairs administrators, and psychosocial development of college students of color.

She has co-authored three books on these topics: “Multicultural Competence in Student Affairs,” “Creating Multicultural Change on Campus,” and “Why Aren't We There Yet? Taking Personal Responsibility for Creating an Inclusive Campus.”


Raechele L. Pope, EdD
Associate Dean for Faculty and Student Affairs
Chief Diversity Officer
Associate Professor of Educational Leadership and Policy

University at Buffalo Graduate School of Education