Coordinator, Women's & Gender Programming
Center for Diversity and Inclusion
Kerry Diekmann joined the Center for Diversity & Inclusion in October 2012. Working from a feminist and social justice lens, Kerry coordinates programming that focuses on a variety of topics around gender, women’s equality, and men and masculinity. In her role, she meets one-on-one with students to discuss gender and college-related concerns and advocates for gender equity initiatives on campus. At American University, she also facilitates a number of social justice workshops and is a member of the Step Up Bystander Intervention Committee.
Kerry's prior higher education experience included coordinating programs for Women's and LGBT Centers, career counseling, academic advising, and teaching. She is currently working toward earning a doctorate in education and is studying feminist women's career experiences for her dissertation. When not studying or working, Kerry enjoys exploring DC, going for walks with her cat, and watching television shows set in DC (e.g. Scandal).
Kerry's pronouns are she/her/hers or they/them/their.
Graduate Certificate, Gender & Women's Studies, Minnesota State University-Mankato;
Master of Science, Counseling & Student Personnel-College Student Affairs, Minnesota State University-Mankato;
Bachelor of Science, Child Psychology, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
Favorite Spot on Campus:
The Dav and Quad
Book Currently Reading:
Guyland: The Perilous World Where Boys Become Men by Michael Kimmel