ALANA is an acronym for Africana, Latino/a/x, Asian & Pacific Islander, Native American, and All other Underrepresented Races and Ethnicities.


The Hamilton College ALANA Caucus was established in the spring of 2017 for faculty & staff who identify in terms of an underrepresented race and/or ethnicity.

The purpose of the ALANA Caucus is to:

  • Build and create a sense of community
  • Advocate for, and support the recruitment, retention and advancement of ALANA Faculty and Staff
  • Advocate for, and support the recruitment, retention and graduation of ALANA Students
  • Network and collaborate with other ALANA faculty and staff in the region.

Email Listserv

Per the ALANA Caucus charter, all Hamilton faculty & staff are welcome to join the ALANA Caucus email listserv, alanacaucus@listserv.hamilton.edu.

Please see LITS instructions on how to subscribe to a special interest listserv.

Executive Board (2023-24)

Kevin Alexander ’13

Co-Chair, ALEX Advisor

Wei-Jen Chang

Treasurer, Professor of Biology

Shavell Jones '21

Historian, Area Director in Community Living

Omobonike (Bonike) Odegbami

Co-Chair, Director of International Student Services


Nhora Lucía Serrano, Ph.D.

Director of Learning & Research Services, LITS

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