Graduate Research Assistant
Roberto Orozco is a current doctoral student in the Higher Education Ph.D program at Rutgers University-New Brunswick. In his previous role, he Directed the Center for Social Justice at the University of Nevada- Las Vegas. He holds a Masters of Science in Higher Education from Florida State University, a B.S. in Marketing and International Business, and a B.S. in Psychology from Iowa State University. He is passionate about diversity, multiculturalism, and social justice initiatives within the realm of higher education. He has extensive experience facilitating trainings, developing co-curricular programming, assessment and evaluation, and implementing cross-collaboration efforts focused on leadership, service, and identity development. His research focuses on understanding the experiences of Queer Latinx student activist and how they come to make sense of their multiple realities in the context of their activism.
Director, Tyler Clementi Center
Maren Greathouse serves as Director of the Tyler Clementi Center, a research center examining the impact of bias, peer aggression, and campus climate on students holding marginalized and/or stigmatized identities. Ms. Greathouse oversees all strategic planning, research efforts, academic initiatives, external partnerships and operations. She was the founding Director of the LGBTQ and Intercultural Resource Center at Rutgers University-Newark and LGBT Student Development at Towson University. She holds a Masters of Science degree in Social Responsibility from St. Cloud State University, a program grounded in the study of social identity politics, structural oppression, and the social responsibility of individuals, organizations, governments and the private sector. She is currently pursuing a terminal degree in Higher Education with the Rutgers University Graduate School of Education. Her research interests include equity and diversity, student affairs praxis and class dynamics in higher education.