Liza Cariaga-Lo, Associate Provost for Academic Development and Diversity Brown University

Dr. Liza Cariaga-Lo is currently the Associate Provost for Academic Development and Diversity at Brown University. From 2007-2012, she served as the Assistant Provost for Faculty Development and Diversity
at Harvard University. Prior to that, Dr. Cariaga-Lo was the Assistant Dean and Director of the Office for
Diversity and Equal Opportunity at Yale Graduate School of Arts and Sciences and an assistant clinical
professor at the Child Study Center at Yale School of Medicine. She began her academic career as a
faculty member at Wake Forest University School of Medicine. She has taught courses in minority health
and developmental psychology, as well as courses in African American Studies and Asian American
Studies. Her areas of research include educational program evaluation, minority student development,
ethnic minority health care and public policy affecting children and families. She is particularly
interested in developing networks to nurture and support more inclusive academic communities. She
served as chair of the NIH/NIGMS Minority Programs Review Committee and continues to work closely
with other federal agencies and foundations on broad diversity initiatives. She is currently at work on a
book about the identity development of Asian Americans.