Kazi Joshua is originally from Malawi, South East Africa. He studied Political Philosophy at Trinity College, Vermont and Theology at Maryknoll School of Theology, Yale Divinity School and University of Chicago. He has held teaching positions at The Seminary Consortium of Pastoral Education, North Park Theological Seminary and Loyola University of Chicago focusing on liberation theology, social justice, race relations and social change. Kazi served as Associate Dean of the College at Allegheny College in Pennsylvania before he came to Whitman. Since arriving in 2015 he has led work in diversity, equity and inclusion. Last summer he was appointed interim Vice President of Student Affairs and Dean of Students, an appointment made permanent in January 2019.