Allison Wisniewski, M.S. (She/Her/Hers)
Allison Wisniewski's portfolio responsibilities as Associate Dean of Students & Executive Director at Rutgers University-Camden include the Office of Housing and Residence Life, Camden Campus Center, Diversity & Inclusion Center, Office of Student Involvement, Office of Fraternity & Sorority Affairs, Office of New Student Programs and Violence Prevention & Victim Assistance. Allison also serves as the Title IX Coordinator. She provides leadership and maintains quality student service while overseeing a multi-level, campus wide student leadership, diversity and social development program where special attention is placed on the holistic development of our students. With over twenty years of service to Rutgers-Camden, Allison is a committed social justice advocate who works with students to achieve their goals. In 2016, Allison was the campus coordinator for #iSpeaks, the campus climate survey which focused on sexual misconduct. Through the success of #iSpeak and the data collected, Allison is working with the New Jersey Attorney General's Office to create Victim Assistant Programs at Rutgers-Camden through $2.5 million funding provided by VOCA, Allison actively presents nationally at NASPA, ACUI, NODA and NCORE. Her commitment to working with students to achieve their goals is paramount in her work.
Cameron T. Whitley, Ph.D. [(He/Him/His) or (They, Them, Theirs)]
Social justice and diversity inclusion are central throughout Dr. Whitley’s professional history. He has an eclectic 17-year career in higher education, non-profit management, and business with 10+ years advocating for LGBTQIA+ individuals and their intersectional identities. Beyond working for the Office of Diversity and Inclusion, Dr. Whitley is a faculty member with the Women’s and Gender Studies Program at Rutgers-Camden. He completed his undergraduate work in Sociology, with minors/certificates in Ethnic Studies, LGBTQ Studies and Business at the University of Colorado at Boulder and his graduate training in Environmental Sociology at Michigan State University. Dr. Whitley is an active researcher with over three dozen publications (book chapters, journal articles and a book) addressing issues related to gender, health and the environment.
TiAira Neal M.S.W., M.Div (She/Her/Hers)
TiAira is an alumna of Rutgers-Camden and completed her undergraduate degree in English. She holds a Masters of Social Work from the University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy & Practice, and a Masters of Divinity from Palmer Theological Seminary. TiAira spent the last decade working within impoverished communities providing counseling and empowerment services to women, youth, and families. TiAira has a background in clinical counseling, trauma interventions, behavioral and mixed methods research and is an ordained non-denominational minister who has provided leadership within church communities. TiAira is also a body positivity advocate and has worked for the past 15 years as a creative and activist within various arenas to address and promote healthy beauty standards. TiAira is called to empower and educate future leaders to engage in holistic identity development by addressing the anxious identity, social apathy, self-esteem, and the intersections of race/ethnicity, and spirituality.
Education, Training, and Outreach Coordinator
Angela is an undergraduate student double majoring in psychology and gender studies at Rutgers-Camden who works in the Office of Diversity and Inclusion as an Education, Training and Outreach Coordinator. She has helped coordinate events such as the 2018 and 2019 annual LGBTQIA+ Youth Summit, Lunch and Legos and Beyond the Binary. Angela has also helped facilitate numerous SafeZone trainings provided on campus, as well as helped complete the Campus Pride Index, which is the premier LGBTQ national benchmarking tool for universities. In 2019, Angela was a recipient of the Chancellor’s Student Civic Engagement Award and was featured in the Rutgers-Camden Magazine for her contributions to the Office of Diversity and Inclusion. Outside of work, Angela has a passion for tattoos, video games and social justice.
Education, Training, and Outreach Coordinator
Dakota is an undergraduate social work student at Rutgers-Camden. Dakota works in the Office of Diversity & Inclusion as an Education, Training, and Outreach Coordinator. He helps to coordinate the annual LGTBQIA+ High School Empowerment Summit, as well as the weekly Lunch & Legos program and various other events and workshops. Dakota is also a facilitator for SafeZone trainings on campus, and helped to complete the Campus Pride Index assessment of Rutgers-Camden, which is the premier LGBTQ national benchmarking tool for universities. Outside of work, Dakota is passionate about cats, video games, and photography.