Co-Facilitator Dr. Reshmi Dutt-Ballerstadt’s Bio:
Dr. Reshmi Dutt-Ballerstadt is the Edith Green Distinguished Professor in the Department of English at Linfield University in Oregon and also co-coordinates the Gender Studies program. She is the author of the monograph, The Postcolonial Citizen: The Intellectual Migrant and is also the lead editor with Dr. Kakali Bhattacharya of Civility, Free Speech and Academic Freedom in Higher Education: Faculty on the Margins. As a public intellectual Dutt-Ballerstadt writes frequently critiquing the university in various national publications along with writing more scholarly articles on the intersections of critical race theory, decolonization and transnational feminism. She also mentors both students and BIPOC/BIWOC faculty to navigate various barrier in higher ed. Dutt-Ballerstadt also serves as the editor for Inside Higher Ed’s column “Conditionally Accepted,” a column for marginalized faculty in higher education.