Saluting… The 2022 Graduate Education Diversity Champion Award Winners!

Release Date: April 21 2022

Left to right: Drs. Sharon W. Austin, Duane Dede, and Sarah McKune

The University of Florida Graduate School is proud to announce the winners of its 2022 Graduate Education Diversity Champion Award winners.

Coordinated by its Office of Graduate Diversity Initiatives (OGDI), this award honors UF faculty who promote diversity, inclusion, and cross-cultural understanding on campus through their positive interactions with others in graduate education.

This year’s Diversity Champions are:

Sharon W. Austin, Ph.D.
Department of Political Science
African American Studies Program

Duane Dede, Ph.D.
Department of Clinical and Health Psychology

Sarah McKune, Ph.D.
Department of Environmental and Global Health

To read profiles drawn from the winners’ nominations as to why they were selected for this honor, click here: 2022 Diversity Champion Winners.

To learn more about this award, click here: Graduate Education Diversity Champion Award.

To learn more about the Office of Graduate Diversity Initiatives and its efforts to advance and enhance diversity, equity, and inclusion amid UF’s graduate student body and faculty, click here: Team OGDI.