As Director of Stanford Earth's Diversity, Equity & Inclusion initiatives, Dr. Carrillo directs and oversees the SURGE program for visiting undergraduate scholars, works with faculty on improving graduate-school admissions practices, and builds partnerships with universities and institutions across the world. She holds a PhD in English from Stanford University and a B.A. in English and Political Science from UC Berkeley. In addition to advancing the School's diversity goals, she also teaches literature courses on occasion. Last year she served as a lecturer for Stanford's CCSRE program, teaching a course on Contemporary U.S. Chicano and Latino Literature.