Whitney Peoples, Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Whitney PeoplesDr. Whitney Peoples serves as the inaugural Director of Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion. She brings over 20 years of experience in feminist and critical race research, activism, and teaching to her work at the School of Public Health. She earned a PhD in Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies from Emory University. She has spoken and written on the intersections of race, gender, health, and popular culture, taught broadly in the areas of Women's and Gender Studies and African American Studies, and published critical essays on topics including Black autobiography, advertising for oral contraceptives, and anti-racist teaching. She is a co-founder of the Black Feminist Health Science Studies Collective and co-editor of the book Radical Reproductive Justice: Foundations|Theory|Practice|Critique.