The UNL Journey is led by Chancellor Green with guidance provided by the following five co-leaders whose research, creative activity and engagement are focused in areas related to racial equity. The co-leaders are supported by Marco Barker, vice chancellor for diversity and inclusion, and his staff in the Office of Diversity and Inclusion.

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  • Kwame Dawes
  • Chancellor’s Professor of English, Glenna Luschei Editor of Prairie Schooner
  • Kwame Dawes' Bio
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  • Sergio C. Wals
  • Associate Professor of Political Science and Ethnic Studies
  • Sergio C. Wals' Bio

Former Journey Co-Leaders whose scholarship contributed greatly to our efforts.

Anna W. Shavers
Cline Williams Professor of Citizenship Law
Associate Dean for Diversity and Inclusion
College of Law

Colette Yellow Robe
Member of the Northern Cheyenne Tribe
Retention Specialist- TRIO Programs