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Editorial and Advisory Boards

Advisory Board

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Kim Park Nelson

Advisory Board Member

Biography: Kim PARK NELSON has been doing diversity/equity/inclusion work in higher education for over 20 years.  She developed programming for students and alumni of color at Macalester College and served as the coordinator of the graduate student of color recruitment and retention program in her department at the University of Minnesota. Park Nelson was the inaugural DEI lead for the IFO, the faculty union for the Minnesota State University faculty, where she focused on equity policy as well as faculty of color and LGBTQ faculty empowerment. She has been teaching on race in the US since 2002. 

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Belo Miguel Cipriani

(he/him)

Advisory Board Member

Degree(s): Doctor of Education from University of the Pacific

Research: Digital Inclusion and Accessibility

Work: Community Faculty at Metro State University

Digital Inclusion Strategist at Oleb Media

Education director at Oleb Academy

Publisher at Oleb Books

Olebmedia.com and Olebbooks.com

Biography: Dr. Belo Miguel Cipriani is a digital inclusion strategist whose books and articles have been recognized nationally and internationally for their contributions to the technology, diversity, and disability rights fields. He is the CEO and Founder of Oleb Media, a digital access consulting firm dedicated to helping companies reach and engage the disability community. He is also the founder of the publishing house Oleb Books. In 2020, governor Tim Walz appointed Belo to the Minnesota Council on Disability.

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Mercedes Lucía Posada Meola

(ella)

Miembro del consejo asesor

Título académico: Comunicadora social, magister en desarrollo social y candidata a doctora en Comunicación

Area de investigación: Comunicación, géneros y feminismos

Afiliación laboral: Universidad Tecnológica de Bolívar; Corporación Caribe Afirmativo

Pérfil académico

Biografía: Mercedes Lucía Posada Meola diseñó el seminario de profundización en Gestión de la comunicación para el cambio social y la paz. Su tema de tesis doctoral indaga por las representaciones de las mujeres y personas con orientaciones sexuales diversas en las telenovelas latinoamericanas de los años 80’s hasta la primera década de este siglo. En tal sentido, recientemente publicó (en coautoría) el artículo: “El amor no duele: Una mirada crítica a la representación de las mujeres en los argumentos de telenovelas latinoamericanas” y el capítulo de libro (también coautoría) “¿De dónde proviene nuestra educación sentimental? Una mirada a la representación de las mujeres en los argumentos de las telenovelas latinoamericanas.” Así como diversas columnas de opinión relacionadas con genero(s) y feminismo(s). Actualmente pertenece a la Junta Directiva de Caribe Afirmativo, una organización que trabaja en el desarrollo de agendas conjuntas de investigación, formación, asesoramiento, defensa, movilización y promoción de los derechos humanos de las personas LGBTI y que aborda de manera transversal ejes de posconflicto, género y construcción de paz.

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Quincy Dinnerson

Advisory Board Member

Degree(s): Doctorate of Social Work (DSW)

Research: Dr. Dinnerson’ s research interests include but are not limited to:  social work education and technology, collegiate, unconscious bias, Anti-Racism in social work practice, Decolonized Supervision Practices, micro-aggressions and African American males, Afrocentric Social Work, social Work curricula and CSWE standards, and inclusive mental health treatment, assessment, and practice.  

Work: Norfolk State University

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Biography: Dr. Dinnerson has experience training clinical staff members in evidence-based clinical practices, presenting to colleagues at conferences. He also has experience teaching a face-to-face course at the MSW and BSW level.  As well as teaching courses online as an adjunct. Dr. Dinnerson has taught human behavior, child welfare, social justice, school social work, field education, and diversity social work courses.  As a social worker Dr. Dinnerson embrace access, diversity, equity and inclusion (ADEI) so much so, that he served on a task force with the Council on Social Work (CSWE) to create curriculum content and policies to enhance the profession of social work. Currently, Dr. Dinnerson have a three-year appointment on the Council on Social Work Education’s (CSWE) Commission on Membership and Professional Development (CMPD).

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Laura L. Utrera

(ella)

Miembro del consejo asesor

Título académico: Doctora en Humanidades y Artes con mención en Literatura; Máster en Literatura Argentina; Licenciada en Letra, Profesora de Letras, Postdoctora en Letras.

Area de investigación: Comunicación, géneros y feminismos

Afiliación laboral: Instituto de Estudios Críticos en Humanidades(UNR-CONICET), Directora Ejecutiva de la ONG Objetivos Rosario (Mediombiente, Educación, Salud y Cultura), Asesora de Cámara de Diputados de la Pcia de Santa Fe. Asesora de la Agenda 2030, Naciones Unidas.

Biografía: Laura L.  Utrera es Docente e investigadora del IECH (UNR-CONICET) con un ojo siempre puesto en la política. Capacita a jóvenes, disidencias y minorías en materia de Feminismos, Ecología política y Democracias en latinoamérica. Publica artículos, reseñas y divulgaciones sobre Feminismos, Medioambiente, Equidad Social, Democracias y participa de espacios universitarios y políticos en los cuales se debate sobre estas y otras problemáticas. Entre ellas: Hipervigilancia: ¿La tecnología puede predecir nuestros miedos?El Ingreso Ciudadano Universal. Entre Contener y TransformarLa Economía Circular, una respuesta feminista para el cambio económico.; Entre contener y transformar. El COVID-19: una problemática para los trabajadores; y Economía pandémica. Impacto sobre la creación de empleo. Publica textos académicos y capítulos de libros en coautoría sobre Feminismos y disidencias. Utrera es Directora ejecutiva de la ONG Objetivos Rosario que se ocupa de intervenir el territorio con acciones concretas que articulan con la igualdad de Derechos y Oportunidades, el medioambiente, la educación y con los 17 Objetivos de Desarrollo Sostenible de Naciones Unidas.

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Cláudio Primo Delanoy

(he/him)

Advisory Board Member

Degree(s): Ph.D.

Research: Sociological analysis of discourse

Work: Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul (PUCRS), Porto Alegre, Brasil

Scholarly Profile – ORCID

Biography:  Cláudio Primo Delanoy has a PhD in Linguistics from the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul (PUCRS), Porto Alegre, Brazil. He has a Post-Doctorate from PUCRS in discourse theories and teaching, specifically argumentative semantics and dialogic discourse theory. He is a professor and researcher linked to the Postgraduate Program in Letters at School of Humanities, PUCRS, and leads the Research Group Discourses in Dialogue, in which he studies the analysis of discourses from the dialogic perspective of Mikhail Bakhtin. His research interests include language teaching and learning, presence of social voices in discourses, construction of identities through language, sociological analysis of discourses.

Biografía: Cláudio Primo Delanoy es Doctor en Lingüística por la Pontificia Universidad Católica de Rio Grande do Sul (PUCRS), Porto Alegre, Brasil. Tiene Post-Doctorado por la PUCRS en el campo de las teorías del discurso y la enseñanza, específicamente la semántica argumentativa y la teoría dialógica del discurso. Es docente e investigador vinculado al Programa de Posgrado en Letras de la PUCRS y lidera el Grupo de Investigación Discursos en Diálogo, en el que investiga el análisis de los discursos desde la perspectiva dialógica de Mikhail Bakhtin. Sus intereses de investigación incluyen la enseñanza y el aprendizaje de idiomas, la presencia de voces sociales en los discursos, la construcción de identidades a través del lenguaje, el análisis sociológico de los discursos.

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Alfredo Duplat

(he/him)

International Liaison and Advisory Group Facilitator

alfredo.duplat@mnsu.edu

Minnesota State University, Mankato

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Andy Johnson

(they/them, he/him)

Managing Editor

andrew.johnson@mnsu.edu

Degree(s): Ph.D.

Research: Literacy Instruction

Work: Minnesota State University, Mankato

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Selected Works

Biography: Dr. Johnson’s diversity work includes a focus on disabilities and inclusion.  He represents faculty seeking accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities act.  He has also written and spoken on critical race theory, culturally sustaining pedagogy, and intersectionality. 


Editorial Board

Calee A.H. Cecconi

(she/they)

Peer Reviewer: Visual and Graphic Art

chimesdesign

Gregory T. Wilkins

(he/they)

Peer Reviewer: Visual and Graphic Art

Gregory T. Wilkins.com

Minnesota State University, Mankato

 Jason A. Kaufman

(he/him)

Peer Reviewer: Academic Articles

Minnesota State University, Mankato

Dr. Barbara Holmes

(she/her)

Peer Reviewer: Academic Research Articles

Winona State University, Professor Leadership Education

Karen Eastman

(she/her)

Peer Reviewer: Academic Articles, Creative Writing

Minnesota State University, Mankato

Lynn O’Brien

(she/her)

Peer Reviewer: Academic Articles, Creative Writing, Visual and Graphic Art, Audio and Video Works

Capella University

Asma Shahid Kazi

(she/her)

Peer Reviewer: Academic Articles

LinkedIn

Lahore College for Women University

Dr. Elizabeth J. Sandell

(she/her)

Peer Reviewer: Academic Articles

Scholarly Profile

Minnesota State University, Mankato

Dr. Bradley Wolfe

(he/him)

Peer Reviewer: All Types of Works

Biography

Ridgewater College

Dr. Bernadeia H. Johnson

(she/her)

Peer Reviewer: Academic Articles

LinkedIn

Minnesota State University, Mankato

Dr. Padam Chauhan

(he/him)

Peer Reviewer: Academic Articles

Minnesota State University, Mankato

Maria Kingsbury, Ph.D.

(she/her)

Peer Reviewer: Academic Articles, Creative Writing

Southwest Minnesota State University

Carime Bersh

(she/her)

Peer Reviewer: All Types of Works

Minnesota State University, Mankato

Khary Fletcher

(he/him)

Peer Reviewer: Academic Articles, Audio and Video Works

Learningwithpurpose@outlook.com

Learning With Purpose

Helena Stevens, PhD, LPC, LSC

(she/her)

Peer Reviewer: Academic Articles

LinkedIn

Bethany Lutheran College, Associate Professor of Counseling

Sharon A. Christian

(she/her)

Peer Reviewer: Academic Articles

Fordham University

Dr. DQ Spencer

(he/him)

Peer Reviewer: Academic Articles

LinkedIn & Faculty Leader Interview

Erin Ackman

(she/they)

Peer Reviewer: Academic Articles, Creative Writing

Student at Minnesota State University, Mankato

Abigail Bakke

Peer Reviewer: Audio and Video Works

(she/her)

Minnesota State University, Mankato

Scholarly Profile

Angela Pashia

Peer Reviewer: Academic Articles, Creative Writing

(she/they/Angela)

AngelaPashia.com & LinkedIn


Learning Community

Elizabeth Harsma

(she/her)

Learning Community Coordinator

elizabeth.harsma@mnsu.edu

Minnesota State University, Mankato