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Underrepresented Minority Faculty 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

Ana Maria Schwartz-Caballero  (Co-Chair/MLLI/Chair of UMBC Latino/Hispanic Faculty Association)

Pat McDermott, Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs

Jim Bembry, Associate Professor, Social Work


Mauricio Bustos, Associate Professor, Biological Sciences


Linda Hodges, Director, Faculty Development Center, ex officio

Ivan Erill, Associate Professor of Biological Sciences

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

      Ravi Kuber, Associate Professor of Information Systems 


 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

 Brandy Wallace, Associate Professor of Sociology, Anthropology and Health Administration and Policy