Astrid M. Villamil (PhD, University of Kansas) is an assistant professor in the Department of Communication at the University of Missouri-Columbia. Astrid’s research focuses on communication practices around equity, diversity, and inclusion. Informed by critical and interpretive perspectives, Astrid’s research investigates organizational tensions between bureaucratic and social transformation efforts in organizational DEI. In addition, she examines transnational and intersectional constructions of (dis)organizing processes to understand how these processes occur outside North American and Eurocentric contexts. Her work has appeared in Communication Monographs, Journal of Applied Communication Research, Women’s Studies in Communication, and Sustainability.