Dillon Cathro

University of Michigan School of Social Work

Programs: Society, Culture & PoliticsRegions: Germany, United StatesCategory: Analysis, Podcast

Dillon Alexander Methven Cathro provides diversity, equity and inclusion education and training to organizations in the DeKalb region and beyond. His primary goal is to foster connections with various organizations on the corporate and community levels in the region, and to work with them to foster work environments that center diversity, equity and inclusion in their strategic models. The only child of a single mother, and the product of a community-based approach to child-raising, Dillon has a passion for helping community members to seek out and access academic, professional and social resources on and off campus. Coming to NIU with professional experience in education, social work and community organizing, Dillon is clear and transparent in his mission to combat systemic injustices and looks forward to supporting community leaders throughout Dekalb County as they cultivate the skills and tools necessary to instill sustainable and equitable social change throughout their communities.

Recent Content


Chemnitz: A city on the verge of social division and social cohesion

After two years of the pandemic, the AGI group of the Social Divisions and Questions of Identity in Germany and the United States project reunited in Chemnitz for the second …

Episode 54: Diverse Communities, Questions of Identity, Polarization of Societies

On this episode of The Zeitgeitst, AGI President Jeff Rathke talks with participants in the AGI project on social divisions in Germany and the United States, which recently visited the …

Immigration and Questions of Identity in Akron, Ohio

Overview of Issues The United States, built on a history of immigration, is no stranger to questions of integration, identity, and social cohesion. It has long grappled with these questions, …