Three African Americans Who Have Been Appointed to New Posts as Diversity Officers

Daryl A. Carter has been named associate dean of equity and inclusion in the College of Arts and Sciences at East Tennessee State University. This is the first equity and inclusion officer position at the college level at East Tennessee State. Dr. Carter is a professor in the department of history and director of Black American Studies within the College of Arts and Sciences.

Dr. Carter joined the university faculty in 2008. He received a bachelor’s degree in political science and a master’s degree in history at East Tennessee State University. He holds a Ph.D. in history from the University of Memphis.

Michael Bowie is the new assistant dean of diversity, equity, and inclusion at the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Bowie is a clinical assistant professor of parasitology in the college’s department of comparative, diagnostic and population medicine. From 2001 to 2018, Dr. Bowie was the director of recruitment, retention, and multicultural affairs for the College of Education at the university.

Dr. Bowie is a graduate of Morgan State University in Baltimore, where he majored in biology. He holds a master’s degree in immunobiochemistry from Pennsylvania State University and a Ph.D. in molecular epidemiology from the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine.

Michael Young will join the College of Science at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh as the first associate dean for diversity, equity, and inclusion. He will also hold a faculty position in the mathematical sciences. Dr. Young has been serving as an associate professor of mathematics at Iowa State University. He joined the faculty there in 2014.

Dr. Young is a graduate of the University of Florida. He holds a master’s degree and a Ph.D. in mathematical sciences from Carnegie Mellon University.

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