Yolanda T. Moses, vice chancellor for diversity, equity, and excellence at the University of California at Riverside, was presented with the Frederick Douglass Medal from the University of Rochester. Dr. Moses is chair of the advisory board for the traveling exhibit, “RACE: Are We So Different?” that is currently housed at the Rochester Museum & Science Center. More information on the exhibit is available here and you can view a video about the project below.
Dr. Moses is co-author of the book of the same title that is a companion to the exhibit. It was published by the American Anthropological Association.
Dr. Moses is past president of the American Anthropological Association and past president of American Association for Higher Education. From 1993 to 1999 she served as president of the City College of New York.
A graduate of California State University San Bernardino. Dr. Moses holds a master’s degree and a Ph.D. in anthropology from the University of California at Riverside.