Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) Taskforce

Terms of Reference:

The taskforce is charged with advising ALISE on strategies for increasing our “diversity” footprint. The goals are to increase participation from and provide better support to people of color, under-represented groups across equity, diversity, and inclusion lines, as well as to identify strategies for infusing more diverse thinking and strategies in pedagogy, curriculum, programs, and other ALISE activities.

Members of this taskforce are appointed to serve through the end of the ALISE 2021 Annual Conference.


Maurice Wheeler, University of North Texas


Kawanna Bright, East Carolina University
Melissa Wong, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Louise Spiteri, Dalhousie University
Carl Haynes, University of Michigan
Marianne Martens, Kent State University
Alex Poole, Drexel University


Board Liaison:

Sandy Hirsh, President