John Nieto-Phillips is the vice provost for diversity and inclusion and chief diversity officer at IU Bloomington, as well as the associate vice president for IU's Office of the Vice President for Diversity, Equity, and Multicultural Affairs (OVPDEMA).
In his leadership role within OVPDEMA, Nieto-Phillips oversees its Bloomington-based programs, which include: the 21st Century Scholars Program, the Groups Scholars Program, the Hudson & Holland Scholars Program, the Academic Support Center, the OVPDEMA Overseas Studies and Scholarship Program, Mentoring Services and Leadership Development, the Asian Culture Center, the First Nations Educational and Cultural Center, the LGBTQ+ Culture Center, the La Casa Latino Cultural Center, and the Neal-Marshall Black Culture Center.
A historian of Latina/o historical experiences, Nieto-Phillips research and teaching examine how ideas about race, language, and ethnicity have shaped relations between Latinas and Latinos and the US body politic. He is also editor of Chiricú Journal: Latina/o Literatures, Arts, and Cultures.
Nieto-Phillips reports to Provost Lauren Robel and James Wimbush, IU's vice president for diversity, equity, and multicultural affairs.
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