Dr. Leola Dublin Macmillan is a critical cultural scholar, essayist and social justice warrior. She holds a Ph.D. in American Studies from Washington State University. Her scholarly production includes work on adolescent identity development in marginalized girls, the representation of women and girls in American visual culture, and how difference (in race/class/gender/sexual orientation/(dis)ability) is understood within US contexts.
Dr. Macmillan serves on the board of Just Communities Central Coast, is on the steering committee of RACE Matters SLO County, and is a member of the SLO Police Department’s Police And Community Together (PACT) community group. She has taught as a Lecturer at Cal Poly for the Ethnic Studies and Women’s and Gender Studies departments.
Dr. Macmillan currently works as a consultant, providing diversity training, grant writing, strategic planning, and editorial services for her clients.