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Jessica Joslin, PhD

Assistant Vice Chancellor of Diversity Initiatives

Office of Diversity

Pronouns: She/Her


Building & Room:

2627 University Hall


601 S. Morgan

Office Phone:



Jessica (Jess) Joslin (she/her), PhD is the Assistant Vice Chancellor for Diversity Initiatives at University of Illinois Chicago. In this role, Jess directs the university’s Advancing Racial Equity strategic planning efforts and leads several other initiatives for the Office of Diversity, Equity and Engagement. Prior to UIC, Jess worked in diversity and instructional consulting at the University of Michigan.

Jess holds a PhD and MA in higher education from the University of Michigan, as well as a Master of Divinity from Harvard University. Outside of higher education, Jess spent several years working as a hospital chaplain providing emergency and crisis care for patients and their loved ones. She is also approved for ordination in the United Church of Christ.

Outside of UIC, Jess loves spending time with her dogs, sewing, thrifting and a good podcast (recommendations welcome!).