Dr. Maura Cullen


With over 25 years of experience as a trainer and keynote speaker, Dr. Cullen is widely considered one of the nation’s foremost authorities on diversity issues on college campuses today. She is the founder of the Diversity Student Summit and a founding faculty member of the Social Justice Training Institute.

Dr. Cullen is a contributing author to numerous books including “Wisdom Along the Way,” and “Lessons from the Road: Inspirational Insights by Leading Speakers in Education.” Dr. Cullen’s most recent release, “35 Dumb Things Well-Intended People Say” has become one of the most popular books on how to understand how personal biases impact communication patterns. Dr. Cullen received her doctorate in Social Justice and Diversity Education from the University of Massachusetts.