Liza Cariaga-Lo, Vice President for Academic Development, Diversity and Inclusion

Dr. Liza Cariaga-Lo is currently the Vice President for Academic Development, Diversity and Inclusion at Brown University. From 2007-2012, she served as the Assistant Provost for Faculty Development and Diversity
at Harvard University. Prior to that, Dr. Cariaga-Lo was the Assistant Dean and Director of the Office for Diversity and Equal Opportunity at Yale Graduate School of Arts and Sciences and an assistant clinical
professor at the Child Study Center at Yale School of Medicine. She began her academic career as a
faculty member at Wake Forest University School of Medicine. She has taught courses in minority health
and developmental psychology, as well as courses in African American Studies and Asian American Studies. Her areas of research include educational program evaluation, minority student development, ethnic minority health care and public policy affecting children and families. She is particularly interested in developing networks to nurture and support more inclusive academic communities. She served as chair of the NIH/NIGMS Minority Programs Review Committee and continues to work closely with other federal agencies and foundations on broad diversity initiatives. She is currently at work on a book about the identity development of Asian Americans.