About the AVC

Image of Gina Sanchez GibauGina Sanchez Gibau serves as the associate vice chancellor of faculty diversity and inclusion. In this role, she is responsible for providing strategic vision to academic units in support of their efforts to attract, recruit, retain, and advance a more diverse faculty at IUPUI. Dr. Gibau works collaboratively with deans and chairs as well as with the Graduate School and the senior associate vice chancellor for academic affairs to enhance the pathways toward diversifying the faculty and promoting inclusive excellence at IUPUI.

Dr. Gibau began her career at IUPUI in 2000 as an assistant professor of anthropology in the IU School of Liberal Arts. She served as acting chair for the Department of Anthropology during the fall semester of 2010 and as associate dean for student affairs since 2011. Her research interests include racial and ethnic identity development among the African diaspora, multicultural pedagogy, and professional development and advancement of underrepresented groups in higher education. She has been an active participant in affinity councils on campus and is the current co-director of the IUPUI Next Generation 2.0 program, a leadership and professional development initiative for women and underrepresented faculty and staff.

Gina received her baccalaureate degree in Latin American and Caribbean Affairs from Rollins College, her M.A. in Latin American Studies from UCLA, and her Ph.D. in anthropology with a concentration in the African Diaspora from the University of Texas at Austin.

Contact information:

Email: ude[dot]iupui[at]zehcnasg

Phone: 317-274-4926