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Seth N. Asumah and Mechthild Nagel,

Seth N. Asumah and Mechthild Nagel,

Seth N. Asumah, Political Science and Africana Studies departments, and Mechthild Nagel, Philosophy Department and the Center for Gender and Intercultural Studies (CGIS), had their peer-reviewed anthology titled Diversity, Social Justice, and Inclusive Excellence: Transdisciplinary and Global Perspectives published by SUNY Press. The essays focus on the components of diversity, social justice and inclusive excellence, not just within the United States but also in other parts of the world. The contributors to the anthology include Elizabeth Davis-Russell, president of Tubman University, Liberia, and former provost and vice president for academic affairs at SUNY Cortland, and other prominent scholars from 11 different universities.  SUNY Cortland contributors include: Janet Duncan, Foundations and Social Advocacy and Educational Leadership Department; Ibipo Johnston-Anumonwo, Geography Department, and; Tiantian Zheng, Sociology/Anthropology Department. With generous support from Provost Mark Prus, the anthology was made available to participants of the 2014 Summer Diversity Institute.  The book will be on display by SUNY Press at the first SUNY-wide diversity conference, “Making Diversity Count: Ensuring Equity, Inclusion, Access and Impact,” set for Nov 12-13 at the Marriott Inn in Albany, N.Y.