Position title: Social Justice Educator
Khaled Ismail serves as a Social Justice Educator for the Multicultural Student Center. In this role, he facilitates workshops and trainings for students, staff, and faculty across the university on issues of justice, equity, and inclusion. He helps oversee the MSC’s peer education program, coordinates the MSC’s Social Justice Speaker Series, and the annual Social Justice Leadership Retreat. Khaled also oversees the communication operations of the MSC. Khaled is passionate about working with students to identify community action and organizing strategies, and developing a sense of personal responsibility to combat bias within our communities. He earned a Masters of Science in Higher Education Administration and Policy from Northwestern University, where he served as the graduate assistant for the Offices of Social Justice Education and Multicultural Student Affairs. His research focused on the impact of participation in activist behaviors on leadership development outcomes for student activists of color. Prior to pursuing his graduate studies, Khaled served in Americorps’ National Civilian Community Corps as a disaster relief field team leader, and worked on fair labor campaigns in the City of Chicago. Khaled earned a Bachelors of Arts in Political Science and Women’s Studies from Northern Illinois University.