Amanda L. McLittle is the Director of Diversity and Inclusion in Michigan Housing at the University of Michigan. Amanda graduated with her Juris Doctorate in May of 2007 from Thomas M. Cooley Law School and practiced criminal defense for three years before joining the University of Michigan. In addition, Amanda received her Bachelors in Political Science and Masters in College Student Affairs Leadership from Grand Valley State University.
In her role Amanda and her team manages diversity and inclusion educational initiatives for housing, including formal classes and a diversity and inclusion workshop series for professional staff. In addition, diversity and Inclusion manages campus climate and identity specific concerns for Housing, supervises the Diversity Peer Educator program, manages 18 multicultural spaces on campus, and co-coordinates the ResStaff course on power, privilege, and oppression. Amanda often presents nationally and the local level on "Creating Multicultural Spaces in Residential Communities", " "First Amendment Issues in Housing", "A Restorative Approach to Diversity and Inclusion" and various other diversity and inclusion topics.
In addition, Amanda teaches Law and Higher Education, a masters level class in the Department of Leadership & Counseling at Eastern Michigan University for the past 5 Winter terms.