Faculty workshop with Heather Hackman on May 9th

The Brown Center for Faculty Innovation and Excellence has partnered with the Center for Community Engagement and Human Resources to bring Heather Hackman to campus for a consultation visit. Dr Hackman is a leader in racial equity and social justice work at institutions of higher education.

When: May 9th, 2018, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM
Where: Lynn Presentation Center in the Rinker Welcome Center

In this workshop Heather will help you answer several questions …

  • What is racial equity?
  • What is a racial equity lens?
  • How does racial equity impact the classroom?

Heather will be targeting this workshop to teaching faculty and staff in any discipline. ALL are invited to join!


Dr. Hackman conducting a trainingDr. Hackman has been teaching and training on social justice issues since 1992 and was a professor in the Department of Human Relations and Multicultural Education at St. Cloud State University in St Cloud, Minnesota for 12 years before she began focusing full time on consulting. She has taught courses in social justice and multicultural education (pre-service and in-service teachers), race and racism, heterosexism and homophobia, social justice education (higher education leadership), oppression and social change, sexism and gender oppression, class oppression, and Jewish oppression. She received her doctorate in Social Justice Education from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst in 2000 and has taught at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, Westfield State College, Springfield College, St Cloud State University, Hamline University, and the University of St Thomas. In 2005 she founded Hackman Consulting group and consults nationally on issues of deep diversity, equity and social justice and has focused most of her recent training work on issues of racism and white privilege, gender oppression, heterosexism and homophobia, and classism.

Read her complete bio at the HCG website