On Facing Boogeymen Or, What the Horror Genre Taught Me About Anti-Racist Leadership | Dr. Marita Gilbert | WACSS Insight Series
On Facing Boogeymen or, What the Horror Genre Taught Me About Anti-Racist Leadership
Marita Gilbert, PhD, Associate Dean of Diversity and Campus Inclusion, MSU College of Osteopathic Medicine
WACSS Building Anti-Racism Insight Series | Wednesday, January 12, 2022Dr. Gilbert has dedicated her life to advocacy for the most marginalized and vulnerable populations through leadership, scholarship, and practice. Her passion for transforming communities and institutions has guided over twenty years of progressive experience in higher education, serving in faculty and administrative roles ranging from athletics to senior leadership. Dr. Gilbert works across the College and its affiliated institutions to advance MSUCOM’s diversity initiatives and mission. Dr. Gilbert serves as a member of the dean's advisory board and the College's executive staff. She oversees diversity efforts on all three campuses and works directly with the Dean--providing influence and guidance over areas of college climate.
Resources mentioned by Dr. Gilbert:
Saad, Layla F. 2020. Me and white supremacy: combat racism, change the world, and become a good ancestor.Brown, Austin Channing. 2021. I'm still here: black dignity in a world made for whiteness.
Oluo, Ijeoma. 2020. So you want to talk about race.
Wilkerson, Isabel. 2020. Caste: the origins of our discontents.
Taylor, Keeanga-Yamahtta. 2017. How we get free: black feminism and the Combahee River Collective.
Kendi, Ibram X. 2021. How to be an antiracist.
Matthew, Dayna Bowen. 2018. Just medicine: a cure for racial inequality in American health care.