Buffie Longmire-Avital selected to join NCID’s Diversity Scholars Network

Longmire-Avital is one of 120 Scholars Selected for National Center for Institutional Diversity’s National Scholars Network.

Associate Professor of psychology and Director of the Black Lumen, Buffie Longmire-Avital is one of 120 scholars selected for the Diversity Scholars Network (DSN), which is a part of the National Center for Institutional Diversity located at the University of Michigan.

The DSN now has over 1,000 members from more than 200 institutions across the world. The application process includes a review of the potential member’s scholarship and service in pursuit of diversity, equity and inclusion.

The DSN is an interdisciplinary, multi-institutional community of scholars committed to advancing understandings of historical and contemporary social issues related to identity, difference, culture, representation, power, oppression and inequality – as they occur and affect individuals, groups, communities and institutions.