Meet the Team

Our Graduate Assistants

Ridge Bynum, Lead GA

Ridge is a first-year student in the School Psychology program, pursuing his Education Specialist degree. Originally from Vancouver, Washington, Ridge received his Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Washington State University. Ridge is thrilled to be a part of the PoH Office. As a future education professional himself, he looks forward to helping identify new ways professionals can better support diverse students in the Gonzaga community and beyond.



Our Staff

Miranda Lewis, Program Coordinator
(509) 313-3507

Miranda is a life-long Zag. As a member of the School of Education and the School of Leadership Studies, she has long been committed to reimagining marginalizing systems. She believes in fostering an environment that supports belonging, justice, and inclusion for marginalized groups by critically investigating systemic barriers. In her own experience, marginalization can result in a sense of powerlessness and hopelessness. Throughout her career at the University, she has been a part of a dynamic learning and research community. Using her leadership skills, group development expertise, and passion for relationships, she creates safe and brave spaces where people can explore their biases and beliefs critically. She works toward promoting diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging for marginalized members of our community. She strives to empower those around her and promote a sense of hope. Please reach out anytime with questions or to partner on a project!