DEI Faculty Fellows Program

The Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer (CDEIO) and Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost invite interested faculty to consider participating in the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Faculty Fellows program. DEI Faculty Fellows work closely with the CDEIO to work on initiatives dedicated to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion at Bellarmine University.

2022-2023 DEI Faculty Fellows

Dr. Kaitlyn J. SelmanDr. Kaitlyn J. Selman is an Assistant Professor in Criminal Justice Studies at Bellarmine, holding both a BA from the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, a MA in Sociology from University of South Florida and a Ph.D. in Criminology and Criminal Justice from Old Dominion University. She completed the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Certificate at Bellarmine University and is a member of the American society of Criminology with a focus on social justice. Dr. Selman’s research unearths the ways in which the racial capitalist forces of differentiation and dispossession work to reproduce oppressive conditions for young people, as well as the strategies of opposition and transformation that marginalized youth have developed in response. She cares deeply about challenging policies, practices and institutions that reinforce structural inequality, and forging transformative pathways in her communities.

Dr. Ta’Neka LindsayDr. Ta’Neka Lindsay is a dually certified Nurse Practitioner of Women's Health and Adult Gerontology Primary Care and an Assistant Professor of Nursing at Bellarmine holding a BSN from the University of Louisville, a MSN from Vanderbilt University and a DNP from the University of Kentucky.

Dr. Lindsay has worked and trained in many areas including Internal Medicine, OB/GYN, Renal/Med-Surgery, Cardiac Telemetry and Emergency Medicine. She is certified by the National Certification Corporation and the American Nurses Credentialing Center. As an active community leader, Dr. Lindsay is involved in many health-oriented organizations such as KYANNA Black Nurses Association (chapter of the NBNA), Kentucky Nurses Association, Kentucky Association of Nurse Practitioners and Nurse Midwives and American Nurses Association. Her research will center on the recruitment of retention of minority nursing students using an evidence-based approach to examine the strategies implemented to foster student success.

Press Release

Click here to view the official press release for the 2022-2023 DEI Faculty Fellows.

General Information and Application Details

For more information regarding the terms, eligibility, and application requirements for the 2023-2024 DEI Faculty Fellows Program, click here.