James Bonilla Associate Professor, Conflict Studies Biography James Francisco Bonilla is an internationally recognized consultant on diversity in higher education, multicultural organizational development and diversity in the environmental movement. He is the founding director of the Hamline University Race, Gender & Beyond Program, a multicultural teaching, faculty development program. He is a former Chair of the Faculty Advisory Committee to the National Conference on Racial & Ethnic Diversity in American Higher Education. He lives in rural St. Peter on a 144 year-old farmstead in the middle of seven acres of restored native prairie and woodland. TEACHING STYLE His research has explored racial diversity, faculty development and teaching for diversity in higher education. His current research includes diversity in outdoor and environmental organizations and assisting the emerging green movement in becoming more racially and culturally diverse.