Katrina Wade-Golden

Deputy Chief Diversity Officer & Director of Implementation for the Office of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

KATRINA WADE-GOLDENKatrina Wade-Golden Katrina is the Deputy Chief Diversity Officer and Director of Implementation for the Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Strategic Plan. Katrina serves as the Lead planning and implementation facilitator in Academic Affairs for the university-wide DE&I Strategic Plan. She brings over 20 years of experience working with complex longitudinal datasets and has broad expertise leading research and strategy engagements in the corporate, higher education, and non-profit sectors while utilizing a wide range of qualitative and quantitative techniques.

In her role, Katrina leads several projects including a longitudinal multi-method study of intergroup dynamics, identity, experiences with diversity, and student and professional development, the Michigan Student Study. This nationally recognized research project explores the impact of Michigan’s increased diversity focus on students and served a pivotal role in buttressing the University’s legal rationale before the Supreme Court, surrounding the educational benefits of a diverse student body for all students.

Katrina holds a Ph.D. and Masters of Science degree in Industrial/ Organizational (I/O) Psychology from Wayne State University, and a BA in Psychology from the University of Michigan with an emphasis in human resources and organizational development.

Phone: (734) 763-7978 | E-Mail: wlms@umich.edu

Administrative Contact: Tyne Lucas | (734) 764-3620 | tyne@umich.edu