Meet the Staff

Professional Staff 

Joshua Segui, J.D.
Interim Director

Joshua serves as the Interim Director of the BCSC. His work facilitates opportunities for students to connect their curricular with co-curricular scholarship, embrace diversity, and be agents of change in their respective communities. He works closely with students, faculty, alumni, and colleagues to create and implement initiatives that facilitate an inclusive campus environment, as well as build a sense of community among students of color and their allies. Additionally, Joshua coordinates leadership development for underrepresented students and their organizations, and incorporates academic rigor into student programming. Center programs under his charge include the student advisory board, the heritage series, student of color initiatives, and student-faculty engagement initiatives. Joshua is an experienced instructor, tutor, and advisor. He is also passionate about class based analysis, feminist literature, queer theory, and race theory. Joshua earned his JD from the University of Southern California and his BA in Ethnic Studies at Wesleyan University.

Anne Marie Ponte
Coordinator, Co-Curricular Initiatives

Anne Marie is pursuing her BA in Psychology and minor in Ethnic Studies at the University of Rhode Island. She has been a loyal employee of Brown University for 24 years, with 13 years in the Center. In her new position, she will provide supervision to Heritage Series Programmers, advising to Center-affiliated student organizations, and professional support for the Center's finances and facilities. Her work will help to promote critical learning and engagement for students in the Center. Anne Marie will work alongside the Assistant Director for Co-Curricular Initiatives, Joshua Segui, JD. Other co-curricular programs include faculty co-sponsored workshops, Student of Color Initiatives, and The Next Thing (TNT) advising. 

Shane Lloyd, M.P.H. '11
Assistant Director, First Year and Sophomore Programs

Shane coordinates programming for prospective, first and second-year students of color to have a positive impact on their matriculation, transition to college, retention, and academic and co-curricular success. He provides support and advice to the ALANA mentoring program, Minority Peer Counselors, and Third World Transition Program. His most recent position was interim Program Coordinator for the Center. Shane has served on the Campus Life Advisory Board, the Organizational Review Committee Student Advisory Board, and the TWC Director Search Committee. He also held the position of Vice President of the Samual M. Nabrit Black Graduate Student Association and worked as a Graduate Advising Fellow within the Office of the Residential Life from 2009 to 2011. Shane is also an associate trainer with the Boston based organization Class Action. The organization provides a dynamic framework and creates safe spaces for people from across the class spectrum to explore class and to identify and begin to dismantle classism.  Shane earned his MPH at Brown University and his BS in Behavioral Neuroscience from Northeastern University.

Anthony T Mam, M.S.
Coordinator, First Year and Sophomore Programs

Anthony oversees the media relations, communications, events, welcome and front desk functions of the Center. He works alongside the Assistant Director for First Year and Sophomore Programs to provide logistical support for the ALANA mentoring program, Minority Peer Counselors, and Third World Transition Program. Anthony will also coordinate the development and implementation of the Sophomore Series and the Social Justice Peer Education program, a means for students to help develop the Brown community to become advocates for social justice. He is passionate about developing and engaging students in conversations about race and ethnicity, hopefully building upon knowledge and preparing students to enter a diverse work environment. Anthony earned his MS in College Student Personnel from the University of Rhode Island and his BS in Actuarial Mathematics from Bryant University.

Ana DeLos Santos
Custodian II

Born in the Dominican Republic, Ana began at Brown University in January of 2004. Six months later she was assigned to the Center and has served the Center for the last nine years.

Graduate Interns

Tina M. Park, PhD '17
Joseph Argueta

Tina received her BA in Political Science from the University of California Los Angeles and her Master's in Urban Planning from New York University's Robert F. Wagner School of Public Service. She is a doctoral student in the Department of Sociology at Brown studying housing consumption behaviors and housing inequality, particularly of Asian Americans and other contemporary immigrant groups in the United States. As a graduate intern, she will provide workshops and programming around political engagement, activism, and direct action organizing, as well as provide student leader support.

Joseph is a second-year M.S. graduate student in the College Student Personnel program at the University of Rhode Island (URI). While in graduate school, Joseph is also a Graduate Assistant Hall Director for a first-year residence hall at URI. He received his B.A. in Integrated Mathematics and Science at William Paterson University (WPU) in New Jersey. Joseph has served as a Program Assistant and as a Residence Director for the Summer@Brown Program (2013 and 2015 respectively). At the BCSC, Joseph will assist in the Activism Series, and hope to expose students to various community organizing principles, tactics, and strategies to broaden their understanding of student activism. He will also assist in the planning of the 40th Anniversary Celebration (2016). Post graduate school, Joseph hopes to work in multicultural affairs, student conduct, or housing while still serving as a mentor and ally for students who are from historically marginalized backgrounds.

Jennifer Castro
Donnie Taveras

Jenn received her B.S. in Human Development and Family Studies at the University of Rhode Island (URI). She is currently a second-year M.S. graduate student in the College Student Personnel program at URI. While in graduate school, Jenn works as the Graduate Assistant at the Office of Student Affairs in the URI College of Nursing . At the BCSC Jenn will be working to asses and provide administrative support for the Third World Transition Program and the Heritage Series. Jenn will also assist in the development of the BCSC Affiliate Program and collaborate with student leaders to coordinate BCSC Resistance: A Living History. Post graduate school, Jenn hopes to serve minoritized communities in higher education through access and retention programs, transitional support, and social justice education at the individual and institutional level.

Donnie is a second-year M.S. graduate student in the College Student Personnel program at the University of Rhode Island. While in graduate school, Donnie is also a Hall Director at the University of RI. He received his B.S. in Communication with a concentration in Public Relations from Rhode Island College. Following his graduation from RIC, he spent two years advising high school students through the college application process at Hope high School with Brown’s College Advising Corps. Today, his passion for social justice has brought him to the Brown Center for Students of Color, where he will be responsible for carrying out a leadership program and assisting students design and implement Legacy Project. His future interests involve working for an office in multicultural affairs, supporting students from disadvantaged backgrounds through transition, retention, mentorship and leadership programs.