Meet the Oxy faculty and staff who make up the First-Gen Coalition.

Associate Dean of Admission, Coordinator of Student Athlete and Transfer Recruitment

Students I work with: First-year applicants from IL, IN, IA, MI, MN, ND, OH, SD and WI 

Bio: Rhemi is a first-generation college graduate originally from Eastern Washington. She graduated from Carleton College in 2008 with a B.A. in Japanese and went on to earn her Master's Degree in Exercise and...

Project SAFE Prevention Education Coordinator


Joaquin is a healing justice advocate, meditation facilitator, and abolitionist from Long Beach, CA (occupied Tongva/Chumash Land). Joaquin earned a Bachelor of Science in Human Services and Queer Studies from CSU Fullerton in 2017. Since 2015, Joaquin has been invested in...

Vice President for Equity & Justice (VPEJ)

pronouns: he/they

Dr. Carreon Bradley, a native Angeleno, received his B.A. in physics with a minor in gender & women’s studies from Grinnell College, and his Ph.D. in engineering from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln; he also recently completed his Ed.D. in organizational change and leadership...

Student Records Specialist

Erica was born and raised in the San Fernando Valley. She earned a bachelor’s in Biology from Mount Saint Mary’s University and a master’s in Public Health from the University of Southern California. Because of her firsthand experience of the struggles of being a Hispanic first-generation college...

Executive Assistant to the VP for Equity & Justice

pronouns: she/her/hers

Jasmine McKay, a native Angeleno, earned a degree from Pasadena City College. Her professional career has spanned across non-profit, tech, entertainment, and religious institutions. Jasmine has a passion for creating community and removing barriers of communication. As the...

Director of Financial Aid

Sheryl became the Director of Financial Aid in October of 2021. Sheryl is originally from Los Angeles and is a graduate of Occidental, having started her career in financial aid while working as a student assistant for Oxy’s Office of Financial Aid. After graduating, she continued to work for Oxy as...

Assistant Dean of Admission, Coordinator of Access and Equity

Students I work with: First-year applicants from AZ, LA, MT, NM, OK, TX and WY 

Bio: Born and raised in Arizona, Chelsea set out to explore the world and found herself a home in upstate New York, where she lived for six years. She attended and graduated from Colgate University in 2019 with a...

Resident Director for Upperclass Communities

Born and raised in New Jersey, she received her Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice from Kean University and her Master of Public Administration from Rutgers University. Professionally, she worked in Residence Life at Barry University located in Miami, Florida. Keana became committed to supporting...

Director, Special Collections and Archives

Julie earned a BA in Humanities from San Jose State University, MA in Classics from UC Irvine, PhD in History from UC Berkeley, and MLIS from the University of Washington. She's taught undergraduate courses in History, Humanities, and Latin and researches identities in 15th-16th-century Europe.

Program Coordinator, ICC
Katrina Weti (she/hers) is the Program Coordinator at the ICC. Her work focuses on providing holistic and intentional support to BIPOC students at all intersections of identity through programming, advocacy, and mentorship. 
Originally from Thornton, Colorado she is the eldest daughter to...
Director for Religious and Spiritual Life

Susan works with students to promote a respect for interfaith cooperation on campus, provides spiritual care and support to students from a variety of religious traditions including students who do not identify as religious, and helps undergraduate students engage in vocational discernment. Rev. Dr...

Contact the Office of Equity & Justice
AGC Room 108

Thursdays 1:15-2:45 p.m. (with the exception of 9/1 and 9/8)

David T. Carreon Bradley
Vice President for Equity & Justice (VPEJ)