DR. CORI WONG
ASSISTANT VICE PRESIDENT FOR GENDER EQUITY – Office of the Vice President for Diversity
DIRECTOR, THE WOMEN AND GENDER COLLABORATIVE – a Presidential Initiative
Dr. Wong earned a dual-title PhD in Philosophy and Women’s Studies from the Pennsylvania State University after graduating summa cum laude with a BA in Philosophy from Colorado State University. Passionate about teaching, learning, and approaching education as a practice of freedom, Dr. Wong empowers others to think through everyday life experiences in ways that promote personal transformation and social justice. She has led the Presidential Initiative to improve the culture and climate around gender at CSU since 2015 with an emphasis on educating and engaging a broad base to facilitate inclusive and intersectional institutional change. Committed to engaging diverse audiences on issues of gender, race, class, sexuality, inequity, injustice, and political resistance, Dr. Wong strives to emphasize how critical reflection and genuine dialogue can be as fun and exciting as they are important and challenging.
In addition to supporting research, outreach, and advocacy related to women and gender, Dr. Wong is dedicated to public engagement and has taught courses on contemporary feminist theory, sexuality, ethics, and feminist friendship.
Contact: Cori.Wong@colostate.edu; (970) 491-3331
PROGRAM COORDINATOR – Office of the Vice President for Diversity
Bailey graduated cum laude from Colorado State University with a B.A. in Political Science and minors in Women’s Studies, Legal Studies and International Development. While at CSU, Bailey founded “The (Blank) Monologues” and served as a Victim’s Assistance Team Advocate. With a passion for creating platforms and opportunities for discussion and critical reflection on issues around gender, sexuality, race, class, identity, inequity and injustice, Bailey seeks to make resources accessible and provide support wherever she can.
Contact: Bailey.Cross@colostate.edu; (970) 491-2708