About Centers for Educational Justice & Community Engagement
Who We Are
The Centers for Educational Justice & Community Engagement (EJCE) at UC Berkeley is a collaborative of offices and centers that advocate for, build capacity with and dialogue among and across diverse communities. Our community engagement approach enriches the academic success of students while fostering a campus climate that honors the dignity of all people. Each partner space is steeped in rich and vibrant legacies and established community-centered praxes of educational justice: leadership development, access, activism, academic excellence and social justice. Our work reflects interconnected identities and experiences through our collective and individual commitments to support and advance future global leaders.
Margaret Hunter, PhD
Margaret “Maggie” Hunter is the Senior Director of the Centers for Educational Justice & Community Engagement at UC Berkeley. Maggie is a leading sociological researcher on colorism in Black and Latinx communities as well as the racial politics of education and knowledge production. Her book, Race, Gender and the Politics of Skin Tone, and numerous peer-reviewed articles have garnered significant attention and made her a frequent media commentator in outlets such as The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, The PBS Newshour and more. She has also delivered keynote addresses on racial and gender justice at UC Santa Barbara, UC Irvine, Duke University, and Princeton University among other institutions.
Her newest research focuses on the racial attitudes of “Generation Z,” our youngest university students, and how they shape the youth activist agenda. Maggie has extensive experience in intersectional equity work in higher education, student success interventions, holistic academic advising, the first year experience and strategic educational partnerships. She earned a fellowship with the American Council of Academic Deans and has also completed leadership training with the National Equity Project. Read more in Maggie Hunter's CV.
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Andrea Wilson is the Administrative Assistant for the Centers for Educational Justice & Community Engagement at UC Berkeley, providing administrative, financial, and operational guidance and support. She previously held positions as the Communications Coordinator at the Yale Center for International & Professional Experience and the Communications Manager at the Yale Rudd Center for Food Policy & Obesity. Andrea earned her Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from the University of Connecticut and her Master of Public Health degree from Southern Connecticut State University.
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