Equity and Inclusion

Equity Committee

UBC Psychology’s Equity Committee is responsible for implementing UBC’s policies related to equity and inclusion within our department.


Our mission is to strive for a department community that is equitable, inclusive, and supportive to its members, which will enhance department culture and well-being for everyone, including being beneficial for hiring and retention.

Committee Members

Frances Chen
Jean Dong
Peter Graf
Ellen Jopling
Kristin Laurin
Harvir Sandhu
Mark Schaller
Alex Terpstra


Through our Respectful Environment statement, the University envisions a climate with the best possible conditions for learning, research and work that is supported by an environment that is dedicated to excellence, equity, diversity and inclusion. Diversity, equity, and excellence are not only institutional values; they are also about the people who make up our UBC community. Learn more about Equity at UBC.