Diana Moller


Lead for Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion

I oversee diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEIJ) at the Cornell Lab. By collaborating with leadership, DEIJ-related committees and working groups, and other stakeholders with an interest in fostering a diverse, equitable, and just learning and working environment, my aim is to create a plan of action and to implement changes in support of the Cornell Lab’s DEIJ objectives. In this new position, my plan is to start by focusing on expanding access to the Cornell Lab for historically excluded folks, fostering an environment of psychological safety, and recruiting and retaining a diverse community.

I started my DEIJ work in a student-services position at the College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP), a federally grant-funded scholarship program. This program supports the recruitment, retention, and academic success of students from migrant, seasonal, and temporary farm-working backgrounds. Approximately 80% of the CAMP students identify as Latinx, and most of those students are first or second generation migrants or immigrants. Many of these students are low-income and under-prepared for college, yet time and again these young people demonstrated that they can be successful if given opportunity and support.

My work with CAMP inspired my passion for advocating on behalf of marginalized students and for removing barriers to success at an institutional level. During my seven year tenure I held various roles that prepared me for the next phase in my career. And though I’ll miss working directly with undergraduates, I’m excited to take on the challenge of a new role at the Cornell Lab where I’ll be working in a more administrative capacity to make change.


M.S. SUNY Albany, Reading
B.S., SUNY Oneonta, English Literature
B.A., Alfred University, Sociology

Inspirational Quotes

Do the best you can until you know better. Then when you know better, do better.
~Maya Angelou

I am deliberate and afraid of nothing.
~Audre Lorde

Woman with sunglasses stands on a bridge in an old European town.
Center Administration and Business Operations
Email dem334@cornell.edu

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Golden-cheeked Warbler by Bryan Calk/Macaulay Library