MCM Diversity and Inclusion Committee Members: 

Lynne Joyrich
Chair, Professor of Modern Culture and Media
Affiliated Faculty in American Studies and Theatre Arts and Performance Studies    

 Office Hours: T 2:00-3:30 Rm. 212
[email protected] 

Bonnie Honig
Nancy Duke Lewis Professor,
Professor of Modern Culture and Media and Professor of Political Science

Office Hours: TBA
[email protected]

Ellen Rooney
Professor of Modern Culture and Media and Professor of English

 Office Hours: T 1:30-3:30 Rm. 105
[email protected]

Susan McNeil
Department Manager 
[email protected]


Brown University is committed to full inclusion of all students. For information about accessibility and classroom procedures, please contact Student and Employee Accessibility Services at 401-863-9588 or [email protected].

The Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion works to promote a diverse and inclusive community at Brown.  If you have any concerns about these issues or would like to know about their resources, please see  

If you have concerns about sexual and gender-based discrimination, harassment, and/or violence, please contact Brown's Title IX office; see

Brown Center for Students of Color

The Brown Center for Students of Color (BCSC) serves as a gathering place for communities of color. Students are encouraged to build meaningful relationships across difference, develop racial and ethnic consciousness, and enact change at Brown and beyond. The BCSC advances the University’s mission of educating and preparing students to discharge the offices of life with usefulness and reputation by empowering students of color, cultivating leadership, facilitating critical reflection, fostering informed action, and promoting social justice. 

68 Brown St.

ProvidenceRI 02912

Phone (401) 863-2120


Office of Student Life

Within the division of Campus Life, a variety of services, support and outreach to undergraduate, graduate, and medical students is available to promote academic achievement and personal development.

In addition to several other Campus Life departments, offices and programs, the following programs are available:

Office of Student Conduct & Community Standards

  • Administration of the Student Conduct system
  • Campus no-contact orders or other services related to a campus incident 
  • Receipt of complaints reporting misconduct by students

Student Support Services

  • Medical Leave of Absence and Medical Readmission processes
  • Assistance with student emergencies, personal or family crises -- same day appointments during office hours with the Dean of the Day; Administrator on-Call during evening, weekend, and school Breaks
  • Consultation with families to manage a crisis or emergency
  • Support services for students reporting incidents of relationship violence, sexual assault, or stalking

Student and Employee Accessibility Services (SEAS)

  • Requests for accommodations and services related to disability
  • Coordination and facilitation of services for students (undergraduate, graduate, medical, postdoctoral trainees), faculty, staff and visitors with physical, psychological, and learning disabilities
  • Temporary accomodations related to injury
  • SEAS onCall shuttle

Diversity initiatives

Assistance with recording lived or chosen name change into University systems to support T* students