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Search Committee

Karen Colley
Search Committee Chair
Dean of the Graduate College
Professor in the College of Medicine

David DuBois
Professor and Associate Dean for Research, School of Public Health
Associate Director, Institute for Health Research and Policy

David L. DuBois, PhD, is a professor in the Division of Community Health Sciences and Associate Dean for Research in the UIC School of Public Health (SPH) as well as an Associate Director of the UIC Institute for Health Research and Policy. He also directs the SPH Faculty Mentoring Program. Dr. DuBois received his doctorate in clinical-community psychology from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. His research examines the contribution of protective factors -- particularly self-esteem and mentoring relationships -- to resilience and holistic positive development and on translating knowledge in this area to the design of effective youth programs and policies. His research has received federal funding from the National Institutes of Health, Institute of Education Sciences, and Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention as well as philanthropic organizations. Currently, he serves as Director of Research for the Federally-funded National Mentoring Resource Center and as Chair of the Research Advisory Committee of Big Brothers Big Sisters of America.

Anne Eaton
Professor and Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Miquel Gonzalez-Meler
Professor of Biological Sciences
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Elizabeth Hamilton
Associate Provost and Chief of Staff
Office of the Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs

Elizabeth A. Hamilton, Ph.D. is the Associate Provost and Chief of Staff in the Office of the Provost at the University of Illinois Chicago and manages the short- and long-term critical priorities, initiatives, and activities that relate to academic affairs, including the university’s accreditation by the Higher Learning Commission.

Dr. Hamilton’s career in higher education began in 2003 and includes progressively responsible roles in teaching and central administration in both academic affairs and administration and finance. Before coming to UIC, she was the Assistant Vice President for Strategic Planning in the Division of Administration and Finance at the University of Central Florida, where she advanced strategic goals and initiatives that were aligned with the university’s strategic plan and acted as the liaison to two Board of Trustees committees. Prior to that, she was the Assistant Vice President for Strategic Action in the Office of the Provost at West Virginia University where she planned and executed university-wide strategic and operational priorities and oversaw all matters related to regional accreditation.

Dr. Hamilton received her Bachelor of Arts degree with honors in philosophy from Northwestern University, and Master of Arts and Doctor of Philosophy degrees in philosophy from the University of California, Riverside. Dr. Hamilton has research interests in ethics and social and political philosophy, focusing on theories of autonomy, moral responsibility, and coercion.

Pauline Maki
Professor and Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs, College of Medicine
Senior Director of Research, Center for Research on Women and Gender

Michele Mariscalco
Associate Vice Chancellor for Health Sciences Academic Affairs
University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System (UIHHSS)
Professor of Pediatrics
Associate Dean Systems Based Practice
College of Medicine

Dr. Mariscalco has been at The University of Illinois College of Medicine (UICOM) since 2014, when she was recruited as the Regional Dean of UICOM at Urbana-Champaign. Since 2017 her roles are Assistant Vice Chancellor of the Health Sciences for Academic Affairs with UIHealth and as Associate Dean of Systems Based Practice at UICOM.
Dr Mariscalco spent three decades at Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Hospital, as a Pediatric Critical Care physician scientist, academic and clinical leader. Her research focused on developmental biology of innate immunity. She lead one of the first NIH sponsored T 32 Training Grants in Pediatric Critical Care . Her collaborative work in transforming clinical processes for children admitted with Sickle Cell Disease, resulted in increased value for these children (increasing safety, improving outcomes, decreasing costs). Immediately prior to joining UICOM she was the Associate Dean for Research at the University of Kansas School of Medicine in Wichita. Her academic career has focused on preparing trainees and faculty for careers in academic medicine with a focus on research development. Her current work focuses on integrating education, clinical care, and research on improving outcomes for patients. She is on the editorial board of Critical Care Medicine and Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. She is on the National Advisory Committee of the Pediatric Critical Care and Trauma Scientist Development Program, a national K12 .

Henrika McCoy
Associate Professor and Interim Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Student Services
Jane Addams College of Social Work

Dr. Henrika McCoy is an Associate Professor and the Interim Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Student Services at Jane Addams College of Social Work. She received her PhD from the George Warren Brown School of Social Work, Washington University in St. Louis, her MSW from the University of Pennsylvania, her MJ from Loyola University Chicago School of Law, and her AB from Washington University in St. Louis. She also maintains her status in Illinois as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker.

Dr. McCoy’s research has predominately focused on strengthening the screening of mental health needs for justice system involved youth and examining the intersection of mental health and juvenile delinquency, particularly for African American males. Her work also focuses on the violent victimization experiences of Black males, ages 18 to 24. She has received funding to support her research from the National Institute of Justice, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and the National Institute of Minority Health and Health Disparities.

She is currently the Co-Chair for the Division on People of Color and Crime for the American Society and Criminology and just completed a three-year team as a Director-at-Large for the Society for Social Work and Research. She also serves on the Editorial Board for Child and Adolescent Social Work. At UIC, she has served in various capacities including currently as Co-Chair of the Executive Board for the Institute for Research on Race and Public Policy and member the Office of the Vice Chancellor of Innovation Faculty Advisory Committee.

Teri McMurtry-Chubb
Professor and Associate Dean for Research and Faculty Development
School of Law

Peter Nelson
Dean and Professor
College of Engineering

Amalia Pallares
Vice Chancellor for Diversity, Equity, and Engagement
Professor in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Sandy Wayne
Professor and Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs
College of Business

Sandy J. Wayne is Professor of Management at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC). She has been on the faculty at UIC for 30 years.  Sandy received her Ph.D. in management in 1987 from Texas A&M University.

Sandy’s research focuses on relationships in the workplace including employee-leader relationships and employee-organization relationships. Sandy has published over 90 articles in leading journals, which have been cited over 33,000 times according to Google Scholar. Sandy has numerous best paper awards and is a Fellow in two leading organizations in her profession. She has served on the editorial boards for nine journals and in leadership roles over 11 years for the main professional organization in her field, the Academy of Management. In 2020, Sandy was named a University Scholar in the University of Illinois system.

Sandy holds several leadership positions at UIC. She is Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs and Faculty Director of the CBA’s Business Scholars program. In 2020, she Chaired a committee to develop a program to increase undergraduate business student success; the resulting program was implemented in 2021. Since 1996, she has served as Director of UIC’s Institute for Leadership Excellence and Development (iLEAD). Through iLEAD, she has partnered on research with over 25 companies, such as Allstate Insurance, BMO Harris, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Caterpillar, Jason’s Deli, Motorola, OSRAM Sylvania, UPS, USG, and W.W. Grainger. The opportunity to work with such a diverse set of companies not only broadened her research interests but enhanced her ability to conduct studies that contribute to both theory and practice.

Angela Yudt
Associate Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs
Office of the Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs

Angela Yudt, Ph.D., is currently the Associate Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs.  She is a UIC alumna and has worked at the university in various capacities for over 30 years.  In her current role, she works closely with the Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs and advises senior leadership on an array of faculty matters, as well as manages several operational functions and staff within the office.  Angela has been recognized as both a UIC Award of Merit (2006) and CAPE Award (2018) recipient.