EALC Committee on Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging (EDIB)

The Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging (EDIB) Committee brings together faculty, staff, and student representatives from across the EALC Department to identify ways our community can fully embrace individuals from varied backgrounds, cultures, races, identities, life experiences, perspectives, beliefs, and values. Members of the current committee are listed below. Please do not hesitate to reach out to us to learn more about our work, discuss EDIB concerns, or suggest future initiatives.


Members of the EALC EDIB Committee in 2022-2023 (in alphabetical order):

David Atherton (faculty representative)

Kassandra Diaz (chair and graduate student representative)

Benjamin Landauer (graduate student representative)

Jie Li (chair & faculty representative)

Rebecca Mahoney (staff representative)

Joshua Park (undergraduate student representative)

James Robson (faculty representative)

Annie Wang (graduate student representative)

Xiaoshi Yu (language faculty representative)


Links to Resources

Department of EALC Statement on Asian and AAPI COVID-19 Related Harassment and Resources

Harvard Office for Equity Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging  

Diversity at GSAS (Graduate School of Arts and Sciences)

Office for Gender Equity

LGBTQ resources at Harvard and beyond

University Disability Resources

Harvard International Office

Undocumented at Harvard

Family Resources, Policies and Resources for GSAS Families

Harvard University Health Services

Free Evening Transportation Near Harvard Campus


Links to Reporting Resources

Harvard University Police Department

What should I do if experience racial discrimination or observe a racist incident in the Harvard community?

Sexual Harassment Anonymous Disclosure - Harvard’s Office of Gender Equity offers a Resource for Online Anonymous Disclosures (ROAD) if you want to report a concern, communicate with a member of the Title IX Office, or access resources without revealing your identity.

University-Wide Anonymous Reporting Hotline - To encourage individuals to voice their concerns, Harvard University established a reporting hotline and website which provides the opportunity to report concerns in an anonymous manner. This hotline may be used to report a variety of ethical, integrity, safety, security, and compliance concerns and may be used by anyone including, but not limited to, students, faculty, postdocs, staff, patients, vendors, contractors, and visitors, anywhere in the world. There are two ways to report: toll-free by calling 877- 694-2275 or you can submit a report online.

University Ombudsman Office - The office provides informal, impartial, confidential, and independent assistance to all members of the Harvard community in managing or resolving issues affecting their work or academics.