BA, Public Communications, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
MA, Higher Education Administration, Souther Illinois University-Carbondale
Angelica Hambrick is the Assistant Vice President (AVP) of Diversity, Justice, & Sustainability (DJS) at Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma, Washington. As AVP, Angelica initiates, manages, and supports programs, initiatives, and services that enrich the university’s efforts to become a more diverse, socially just, and sustainable living, learning, and working community. She provides strategic vision on matters related to diversity, social justice, and inclusion on campus and is a prominent leader of the university, building strategic, intentional, and sustainable coalitions for social justice education and change.
Angelica is currently pursuing a Doctorate in Higher Education from Azusa Pacific University in California. Her research interests include White identity development; the impact of social justice education on students, faculty, and staff; the experiences of White individuals who are engaged in anti-racist initiatives; and identity development and formation. Angelica has received various grants and awards for her work in social justice and diversity. She was recently honored with the NASPA Region V Innovative Program Award, and her work has been recognized regionally, nationally, and internationally as innovative, culturally appropriate, and educational for students.