Ross Wantland is a farm-raised, social justice and violence prevention educator. He is currently the Director of Curriculum Development and Education in the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion at the University of Illinois. During his 20 years at the University, Ross has worked to develop social justice education programs and sexual violence prevention initiatives. He also works closely with the University YMCA on campus and community interfaith cooperation, including the Illinois Interfaith Conference. Ross lives in Champaign with his amazing partner, their beautiful kiddo, and ornery pets.