Profiles of Inclusive Excellence with Emmitt R. Jolly, PhD

The African American Alumni Association, in partnership with Case Western Reserve’s Office for Inclusion,
Diversity and Equal Opportunity and the African American and African studies minor, invites you to join them
for Profiles of Inclusive Excellence. This series features in-depth conversations with faculty and staff from
across campus — highlighting their work and research.

This installment will feature the incoming chair of the College of Arts and Sciences Department of Biology
Emmitt R. Jolly, PhD.

Jolly’s research, funded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services National Institutes of Health, focuses on understanding gene expression, gene regulation and the host invasion of a parasitic worm, which infects over 200 million people worldwide.

Join them for this in-depth interview conducted by Heather Burton, PhD, senior director for faculty and
institutional diversity, as we learn about Jolly’s professional journey and research.