Diversity Committee

Equity & Inclusion Committee

The USC Rossier Faculty Council’s Equity & Inclusion Committee is charged with: supporting dialogue with faculty about issues of diversity and equity, and seeking faculty input about new and ongoing priorities; working with faculty search committees to help develop a diverse candidate pool; and assisting the dean’s office, faculty council, and concentration chairs in faculty mentoring.


Dr. Alan Green joined Rossier in July 2009 as Associate Professor of Clinical Education. Prior to USC he was on the faculty at Johns Hopkins University School of Education, where he served most recently as chair of the Department of Counseling and Human Services…. Read more >>
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Prior to his appointment at USC, Dr. Anthony Maddox was Chief of Staff and Interim Chief Neighborhood Officer with the Los Angeles Urban League. His responsibilities at the League included the administration and joint teaching of Leadership Institutes for adolescent males, coordination… Read more >>
Dr. John Brooks Slaughter joined the Rossier School of Education in January, 2010 as Professor of Education, with a joint appointment at the Viterbi School of Engineering. Slaughter has had remarkably distinguished career, which began as an electrical engineer and includes leading two… Read more >>
Dr. Darline Robles, the former superintendent of Los Angeles County Office of Education, is a Professor of Clinical Education here at the USC Rossier School of Education. In addition to teaching in the school’s doctoral and masters programs, Robles is responsible for the development of a new… Read more >>
Dr. Jultta Shakhbagova is a professor of Clinical Education and a linguist by training specializing in phonetics/phonology. She is an expert in the areas of applied and comparative linguistics, pedagogy, and methodologies of teaching English as a Second /Foreign Language… Read more >>
Rob Filback, PhD is associate professor of clinical education and chair of the Master of Arts in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (MAT—TESOL) program. His areas of focus include international education, language teacher preparation, online and technology enhanced learning… Read more >>
Dr. Paula M. Carbone is an Associate Professor of Clinical Education at Rossier. Her research interests center on teacher preparation in secondary, urban contexts. She is also an expert in the area of promoting equity and access in urban education through literacy, specifically policy implications… Read more >>
Jenifer Crawford is Associate Professor of Clinical Education (offsite) in the teacher education concentration. Crawford’s long-term research agenda centers on social justice education, democracy and access in schools, and bridging critical social science theory to teacher practice… Read more >>
Dr. Tracy Poon Tambascia is Associate Professor of Clinical Education and the faculty Coordinator for the Postsecondary Administration and Student Affairs (PASA) program. As the Coordinator, Tambascia advises students in the PASA program, works with higher education faculty in… Read more >>
Maria G. Ott joined the USC Rossier School in October 2012 as Executive in Residence, teaching graduate level courses and participating in Rossier initiatives. Previously, Ott served more than seven years as Superintendent of the Rowland Unified School District, leading the district through… Read more >>