The staff who develop, lead, and coordinate IDP’s programs and courses.
IDP Leadership Team
Adi Grabiner-Keinan, Ph.D.
Executive Director for Academic DEI Education
Director, Intergroup Dialogue Project
Adi joined IDP after receiving her Ph.D. in Anthropology from Cornell University, an M.A. in Cultural Production from Brandeis University, and a B.A. in History from Tel Aviv University. Working closely with Cornell’s academic units and leadership, Adi develops and leads campus-wide educational programs and interventions, focusing on four key development areas: human connection, social identity, intergroup communication, and strategic change. By creating optimal conditions for multi-phase processes for faculty, students, and student-facing staff, she promotes the expansion of academic DEI education on campus in a direction that supports change at personal, interpersonal, and institutional levels. Adi has worked in a variety of educational and academic settings, with both educators and students, focusing on issues related to identity development, experiential learning, leadership, and teaching and facilitation skills.
Jazlin Gomez Garner, M.P.A.
Jazlin was first introduced to IDP as an undergraduate at Cornell, and since then has been a facilitator, coach, curriculum developer, and student engagement coordinator. Jazlin studied inequality through majors in Sociology, English, and Performing and Media Arts as an undergraduate, and went on to complete her MPA in Human Rights and Social Justice at the Cornell Institute for Public Affairs. As IDP’s pedagogy specialist, Jazlin is responsible for providing leadership and implementation of Intergroup Dialogue programs for a wide range of campus constituents. She is also the co-instructor for EDUC 2610 (Intergroup Dialogue) and for our course for graduate students. She supports our training and curriculum development for student facilitators.
Kathryn Stamm, B.A.
Teaching Support Specialist
Kellie Ochs, B.S.
Curriculum and Project Development Specialist
Natasha Steinhall, M.P.A
Academic DEI Education Program Manager
Rachel Sumner, Ph.D.
Rachel is responsible for assessing IDP’s transformative impact on individual participants and the campus community. She also collaborates on the development and delivery of meaningful learning opportunities, focusing primarily on offerings for faculty and staff, in addition to serving as co-instructor of IDP’s credit-bearing course for MBA students.
Ryan Vega, B.S.
Teaching Support Specialist
Ryan first encountered IDP during their sophomore year as a student participant of EDUC 2610 and has continued to stay passionate and involved since. As an undergraduate, Ryan facilitated multiple sections of EDUC 2610 and led IDP workshops throughout the Cornell community. Since earning their degree, Ryan has returned to the program full-time to serve as a teaching support specialist, assisting the teaching team and providing coaching and support to undergraduate facilitators.
Stephen Kim, Ph.D.
Assistant Director of Programs & Pedagogical Innovation, ILR WIDE
Curriculum Specialist, Intergroup Dialogue Project
IDP Co-Instructors & Coaches
Our professional staff partners who co-facilitate for and coach IDP courses and programs for graduate students, staff, and faculty.