Jill Dunlap and Alexa Wesley, research directors from NASPA, about their findings from <a href="https://www.naspa.org/report/moving-from-words-to-action-the-influence-of-racial-justice-statements-on-campus-equity-efforts" target="_blank">a content analysis of racial justice statements</a> made in the spring and summer of 2020.
Jill Dunlap is the Director for Research and Practice at NASPA-Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education, based in Washington, DC. Prior to joining NASPA, Jill worked closely with college student survivors of interpersonal violence in a professional capacity for more than 14 years at three different campuses. In 2014, Jill served as the non-federal negotiator representing four-year, public institutions on the Violence Against Women Act negotiated rulemaking committee. In 2016, Jill was invited to serve as program reviewer for the Centers for Disease Control, National Center for Injury Prevention and Controls’ Research Grants for Preventing Violence and Violence Related Injury. Jill is currently an adjunct Political Science instructor at St. Xavier University in Chicago. She completed her PhD in Political Science and Public Administration at Northern Illinois University, where her dissertation work focused on the experiences of students impacted by sexual violence on campus. Jill’s research can also be found in the 2016 book, Preventing Sexual Violence on Campus: Challenging Traditional Approaches Through Program Innovation as well as the recently released Contested Issues in Troubled Times: Student Affairs Dialogues on Equity, Civility, and Safety. Jill has served as a national consultant with a range of organizations, including National Organization for Victim Assistance, Victims’ Rights Law Center, and the Heartland Project grant with the Office on Violence Against Women.
Community Conversations: Jill Dunlap and Alexa Wesley on Racial Justice Statements and Campus Equity Efforts [video]
John O'Brien, EDUCAUSE CEO and President, talks with Jill Dunlap and Alexa Wesley, research directors from NASPA, about their findings from a content analysis of racial justice statements made in the spring and summer of 2020.