Executive Committee

Executive Committee for the Recruitment, Retention and Advancement of Underrepresented Minority Faculty

The committee guides the development and implementation of initiatives to address issues and concerns specifically associated with the hiring, retention, and advancement of minority faculty at UMBC.


Philip Rous, Provost, Co-Chair

Brandy Wallace, Associate Professor of Sociology, Anthropology and Public Health, Co-Chair


 Pamela Bennett, Associate Professor, Public Policy

Mauricio Bustos, Associate Professor, Biological Sciences

Ivan Erill, Associate Professor of Biological Sciences

Ramon Goings, Associate Professor, Language, Literacy, and Culture Doctoral Program

Loren Henderson, Associate Professor, Sociology, Anthropology, and Public Health Linda Hodges, Director, Faculty Development Center, ex officio

Anthony Johnson, Professor of Physics, Computer Science and Electrical Engineering, and Director of CASPR

   Ravi Kuber, Associate Professor of Information Systems

Jennifer Mata-McMahon Jennifer Mata-McMahon, Associate Professor of Education and Director of Sherman Center for Early Learning in Urban Communities

Pat McDermott, Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs, ex officio

Marcela Mellinger, Associate Professor, School of Social Work

 Derek Musgrove, Associate Professor of History 

Autumn Reed, Assistant Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs, ex officio

Tom Robinson, Assistant Professor of Africana Studies and Psychology

 Carlos Romero-Talamas, Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering