The Othering & Belonging Journal is published by the Othering & Belonging Institute at the University of California, Berkeley.


Andrew Grant-Thomas

Andrew Grant-Thomas is co-director at EmbraceRace, an online commu­nity of parents, teachers, and other caregivers to children. He is also a race and social justice consultant with a wide range of educational, nonprofit, phil­anthropic, and research institutions. Previously, Andrew has directed work at Proteus Fund, the Civil Rights Project at Harvard Univer­sity, and the Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity at Ohio State University, where he was editor-in-chief of its journal, Race/Ethnicity. Andrew earned his BA in Literature from Yale University, his MA in International Relations from the University of Chicago, and his PhD in Political Science from the University of Chicago.


Rachelle Galloway-Popotas

Rachelle Galloway-Popotas is the communications director at the Othering & Belonging Institute where she oversees the Institute’s publications, digital media, arts and cultural strategy, press relations, and public engagement. Rachelle has led the development and curation of some of the Institute’s flagship projects including the Othering & Belonging conferences and multimedia journal. Rachelle has worked in the nonprofit communications field for almost twenty years where her specialty has been developing the voice and identity of organizations and building a nimble and responsive infrastructure that amplifies their vision. Rachelle has bachelor degrees in political science and graphic design. She is a tribal member of the Caddo Nation.

Stephen Menendian

Stephen Menendian is the Assistant Director and Director of Research at the Othering & Belonging Institute where he oversees the Institute’s research initiatives and projects, including the Inclusiveness Index, fair housing policy and opportunity mapping project, and community engagement. The author of many law review and journal articles, Stephen co-authored the Institute’s amicus brief in the US Supreme Court case of Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs v. the Inclusive Communities Project, as well as the Institute’s amicus brief in Fisher v. Texas asking the Court to uphold the University of Texas’ race-conscious admissions policy.


Bo-Won Keum
Rachelle Galloway-Popotas


Bo-Won Keum


Rachel Ossip


Stacey Atkinson, Mirror Image Publishing
Marc Abizeid, Othering & Belonging Institute


Marie Otsuka, Jessica Chen


Rachelle Galloway-Popotas


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