Teaching Team

Ximena Zúñiga, Ph.D. leads the teaching team that trains the graduate students who co-facilitate* the EDUC 202 sections. Dr. Zúñiga is a Professor at University of Massachusetts, Amherst affiliated with the Social Justice Education concentration in the Department of Student Development. She has written, presented, and conducted research on many aspects of theory, practice, and research of intergroup dialogue on college campuses. She consults regularly with faculty, administrators, and student affairs professionals on other college campuses interested in the development and evaluation of intergroup dialogue practices.

* Each section of EDUC 202 is facilitated by two trained graduate students from the Social Justice Education concentration program, who participate in a simultaneous practicum to further intergroup dialogue design and facilitation competencies and engage in critically reflective practice.