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Inclusion | Diversity | Equity

OIDE Staff

Dr. Malika Carter

Dr. Malika Carter
Chief Diversity Officer
Baker Lab, Suite 445
Phone: 315-565-3016
Email: mcarte06@esf.edu

Dr. Lizette Rivera

Dr. Lizette Rivera
Director of Student Inclusion Initiatives and Special Assistant to the Chief Diversity Officer
She/Her/Hers Pronouns
Baker Lab, Suite 445
Phone: 315-565-3016
Email: lrivera@esf.edu

Rebecca Hoda-Kearse

Rebecca Hoda-Kearse
Title IX / Affirmative Action Officer
She/Her/Hers Pronouns
Baker Lab, Suite 445
Phone: 315-565-3012
Email: rahodake@esf.edu

Lela Randall

Lela Randall
Administrative Assistant
Baker Lab, Suite 445
Phone: 315-565-3016
Email: lrandall@esf.edu

OIDE Student Staff

Bobbetta Davis

OIDE Diversity Graduate Fellow: Bobbetta Davis
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers
Major: Conservation Biology
Home State: New York
OIDE Tasks: WOC, LGBTQIA+, Women in STEM Programming
Fun Fact: I was in multiple NYFW shows.

Jordan Jessamy

OIDE Diversity Graduate Fellow: Jordan Jessamy
Pronouns: He/Him/His
Major: Graduate Program in Environmental Science
Home State: Connecticut
OIDE Tasks: Men of Color Initiative, Graduate Outreach, Native American Initiative, assisting Taking Root Peer Mentorship Program
Fun Fact: I am working towards my scuba certification.

Natasha M. Torres Rios

OIDE Diversity Graduate Fellow: Natasha M. Torres Rios
Major: M.S. Student, Forest Resources Management
Home: Puerto Rico
OIDE Tasks: WOC, LGBTQIA+, Women in STEM Programming
Fun Fact: I have a pet snake called Frida, unfortunately, she had to stay in Puerto Rico but I'm hoping one day she can come to Syracuse.

Brandon Langford

OIDE SU Graduate Intern: Brandon Langford
Pronouns: He/Him/His
Major: 2017 received my B.A. in Music emphasizing in Ethnomusicology and a Minor in History from UC Santa Barbara. M.S. Higher Education from Syracuse University expected May 2021
Home: Barstow, California
OIDE Tasks: MOC Initiative, QPOC student Initiatives, Veteran student Initiatives
Fun Fact: I have collected and read over 1,500 comic books! Most of them Marvel and Boom! Studios.

Peter Huber

OIDE Undergraduate Staff: Peter Huber
Pronouns: He/Him/His
Major: Environmental Education & Interpretation with a Management Minor
Graduation Year: December 2020
Home: Rochester, NY
OIDE Tasks: Communication Coordinator. Create and publish the 1st and 15th listserv resources and "In the Know with the CDO" blog posts, editing of the Resilient Oaks resource app, create general posters/flyers for events/activities, proofreading of documents, other tasks given by OIDE
Fun Fact: I am an Eagle Scout.

Emily Li

OIDE Undergraduate Staff: Emily Li
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers
Home: New York (Brooklyn)
OIDE Tasks: Hosting Diversity@ESF 24/7/365 and assisting Dr. Rivera and Dr. Carter with programs and projects!
Fun Fact: I can play the ukulele! And I brew my own kombucha!