Team Members

Principal Investigators

Katy Snyder, Ph.D. Dean of Engineering and Science and Co-PI of the ReBUILDetroit grant (UDM)
Amanda Bryant-Friedrich, Ph.D. Dean of Graduate School and Co-PI of the ReBUILDetroit (WSU)


Janice L. Gilliland,
Ed.S. Dean of the
Henry Ford College

ReBUILDetroit Team

Mentoring plays a significant role in ReBUILDetroit. Scholars have a built-in support network of peers, mentors at partnering institutions, graduate students, faculty and staff at all partnering institutions.

Jahzara D. Mayes, Ed.D. Asst Dir, Institutional Dev. Grant / Program Mgr

Tommie L. Smith ReBUILDetroit Student Success Coach

Jennifer Tabb
ReBUILDetroit Program Coordinator

Jacob Kagey, Ph.D. Student Training Core Director

Jonathan D. Rhodes
Web, Technology & Social Media Specialist

Airik Sanders, M.S.
Community College Coordinator & ReBUILD Advisor

Kristen Abraham Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Psychology

Kendra R. Evans, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry