Brandon Mack
Board Advisor, NLC Black Caucus

Mack has been with the Office of Admission since 2009. Mack works specifically on domestic and international recruitment initiatives. He has also established minority recruitment initiatives, community based organization partnerships, and community outreach efforts to educate students on highly seletive college admissions. He also oversees and manages the transfer admission process and is the liasion to the Rice School of Architecture. In addition to his day job, Mack is a community activist and sociologist dedicated to issues related to the intersections of race, gender, and sexual orientation. He has conducted research on effemiphobia, the negativity related to effeminate gay men. His work has been featured in a GLAAD Media Award winning article and he has presented his work at national conferences such as the National LGBTQ Task Force: Creating Change and NBJC's Out on the Hill. He is an organizer with Black Lives Matter: Houston and the Co-Director of NLC Houston. Mack graduated from Rice University in 2006 with a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology & Political Science. In 2013, Mack earned a Masters of Education in Higher Education Administration & Supervision from the University of Houston. He is currently a PhD student at the University of Houston in Higher Education Leadership & Policy Studies.