Ep. 28: Addressing Social Justice in Higher Education (Part 1)
Zachary Ritter received his Ph.D. in higher education from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), focusing on Asian international students’ cross-racial interactions. He is currently an adjunct professor at UCLA, La Verne, and Redlands, teaching social justice history. Additionally, he is a diversity and inclusion consultant for Organic Communications. He was most recently the interim associate dean of the Office of Institutional Diversity at Harvey Mudd College. Before that, he was associate director of the Office of Campus Diversity and Inclusion at the University of Redlands. He has taught intergroup dialogue courses at UCLA and is currently an adjunct professor at UCLA, Redlands, and La Verne, where he focuses on issues of social justice in higher education. He recently co-edited a book called Marginality in the Urban Center: The Costs and Challenges of Continued Whiteness in the Americas and Beyond.