Dr. Dennis L. Rudnick is the IUPUI Associate Director of Multicultural Education and Research. Dr. Rudnick helps to lead our education efforts in several ways, including the Multicultural Leadership Empowerment Program, Culturally Responsive Teaching Learning Community, advising our Multicultural Peer Educators, and providing multicultural resource materials to IUPUI students, faculty, and staff. With over 20 years of training and experience as a teacher, group facilitator, program developer, and public speaker on diversity, civil rights and social justice issues, Dr. Rudnick is committed to fostering a climate of transformative awareness and understanding through education. He holds a B.A. in Sociology from the University of Mary Washington, and a M.Ed. and Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction, Multicultural Education from the University of Washington.