Dr. Georgina Dodge
Vice President for Diversity and Inclusion
pronouns: she / her
Georgina Dodge joined the University of Maryland as the inaugural vice president for diversity and inclusion in 2019 after serving in similar roles at other institutions for nearly 20 years. She brings a unique perspective as an individual who took an unconventional path to educational and professional success. Dodge served in the U.S. Navy for six years as an electronics technician before becoming a first-generation college student and pursuing an associate degree from a community college. She went on to earn a bachelor's from the University of California, Irvine, followed by an M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of California, Los Angeles. Her scholarship on race, gender and cultural studies informs her current practice.
Along with her various memberships to professional organizations like the Women of Color Caucus within the Society for the Study of Multi-Ethnic Literatures of the United States and the Association on Higher Education and Disability, Dodge is on the boards of the Association of Title IX Administrators and the Stanley Center for Peace and Security. She also serves on the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs' Advisory Committee on Minority Veterans and is a civic leader with the Air Force District of Washington.