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Center for Research, Equity, Anti-Racism, and Transformative Engagement(s) - UC Merced CREATEs

Candidate Materials for Campus Visit:

Candidate #1 Materials

Candidate #2 Materials

Candidate #3 Materials

Candidate #4 Materials

Candidate #5 Materials



Application and Constituent Input Links

  • Here you can share your perspectives and suggestions regarding the opportunities, challenges, and priorities for this position as well as the characteristics required for success. 
For questions, please contact Berkeley Executive Search at

Listening Sessions

Listening sessions are being held with the department chairs and/or Executive Committees of each school.

  • SSHA Department Chairs - November 7, 2023 
  • School of Engineering Executive Committee - November 8, 2023
  • School of Natural Sciences - the week of November 20th (final details forthcoming)

November 14, 2023

  • Chancellor's Cabinet - 9:00 a.m.
  • Deans' Council - 3:00 p.m. 

CREATE(s) Search Committee 

  • Ignacio López-Calvo, Professor, Director, Center for the Humanities, Chair
  • Zenaida Aguirre-Muñoz, Professor, Cognitive Science
  • Mayra Bámaca-Colbert, Associate Professor, Psychology
  • Nigel Hatton, Associate Professor, Literatures, Languages and Cultures
  • Rosa Manzo, Project Scientist, Health Sciences Research Institute 
  • Josue Medellin-Azuara, Associate Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Néstor Oviedo, Professor, Molecular and Cell Biology
  • Tommy Tran, Lecturer, SSHA, Non-Senate Academic Council Representative
  • Destina Bermejo, Graduate Student Association Representative
  • Neel Chaudhary, ASUCM Representative
  • Colton Dennis, Executive Director, Multicultural Arts Center