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Simran Kaur-Colbert, Ph.D.

Director of student engagement and diversity, equity, inclusion

Email:[email protected]

Location: Earlham Hall 111


  • Ph.D. Student Affairs in Higher Education, Miami University
  • M.A. Diplomacy and International Commerce, University of Kentucky
  • B.S. Business Administration, University of Mary Washington 

Professional memberships

American Academy of Religion
Association for the Study of Higher Education
Association for Contemplative Mind in Higher Education
Comparative and International Education Society
National Association of Student Personnel Administrators

Published works

Kaur-Colbert, S. (2016, January). Defending the sikh tradition: A sikh feminist perspective on interfaith and interracial marriage. Tikkun. 31(1), 50-71.

Kaur-Colbert, S. (2020, January). [Book review] The lies that bind: Rethinking identity by kwame anthony appiah. Convergence, 3(1), 26-30.

James, A.G., Kaur-Colbert, S., Stohry, H., Hicks, N., & Robinson, V. (2020, December). Enacting truth and reconciliation through community-university partnerships: A grassroots approach. ENGAGE!

Kaur-Colbert, S. (2021, March). [Book review] White too long: The legacy of white supremacy in american christianity by robert p. jones. Convergence, 4(1), 18-21.

Kaur-Colbert, S. (2021, February 7). Punjabi sikhs everywhere: We need to have a talk about our misogynoir. Retrieved—details.aspx

Kaur-Colbert, S. (2021, September 18). Unbelonging by gayatri sethi is a mantra brown folks must read. Retrieved

Small, J.L., Edwards, S., Sayers, M.R., Bowling, R.L., Collett, J.R., Kaur-Colbert, S., & Nielsen, J.C. (October, 2022). Recognizing christian hegemony as broader than christian privilege: critical religion scholars respond to glanzer. Religion and Education.