Our Team

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Terry Flennaugh is the associate dean for diversity, and inclusion community partnerships in the MSU College of Education. He specializes in race, culture and equity in education. His research focuses primarily on the educational experiences of Black males and other students of color in urban contexts. Utilizing both qualitative and quantitative methodologies, he examines the sense-making processes involved in constructing identities that lead to high academic performance in urban schools. He also studies issues of educational access and equity for communities of color in addition to single-sex educational spaces for urban youth.

Sydney Orr is the administrative business analyst for the Office of Diversity, Inclusion and Community Partnerships.

Kelley Johnson is the outreach, recruitment and programming specialist in the DICP Office. Her primary responsibility is to develop relationships with K-12 administrators, teachers, and community partners throughout the state to recruit high school students to participate in pre-college programs. Additionally, she assists with the Urban Education Speaker Series, Advance to Adventure (our graduate student recruitment event), coordinates the Early Success Scholars summer bridge program for incoming first-year students and provides support to students of the college.