Institutional Equity Staff
KARRAH MILLER, J.D., DIrector and University title IX Coordinator
Karrah Miller is a native of South Bend, IN and received her Bachelor of Arts in Communications with an emphasis in Public Relations in 2005 from Purdue University in West Lafayette, IN. She received her Juris Doctorate from Valparaiso University School of Law in 2011 where she was President of the Black Law Students Association, Vice President of the Student Bar Association and a member of the Mock Trial Team, Christian Legal Society and the Sports and Entertainment Lawyers Society. She joined the University of Notre Dame in 2011. In her current role as Director of the Office of Institutional Equity and Title IX Coordinator for the University, Ms. Miller provides oversight and support of the University’s efforts to comply with all applicable federal and state civil rights laws, along with the University’s policies prohibiting discrimination, harassment, and retaliation. Ms. Miller also provides consultation to the University community regarding affirmative action planning as required by the Department of Labor's Office for Federal Contractor Compliance Programs. In addition, Ms. Miller's office oversees the ADA's workplace accommodation process for campus and works to prevent discrimination, harassment, and retaliation by overseeing the University’s investigations into those matters when brought forward by faculty and staff. She is a member of the Human Resources senior leadership team and a member of the Executive Vice President's extended leadership team. Ms. Miller is invited to speak at conferences across the country on topics such as Title IX, Conducting Workplace Investigations and Affirmative Action Planning.
MOnique Frazier, J.D., ADA Program Manager/Investigator
Monique Frazier joined the Office of Institutional Equity in 2014. She received her Bachelors of Arts from Purdue University in 2005 and her Juris Doctorate from Thomas M. Cooley School of Law in 2012. While in law school, she developed a passion for serving clients with special needs, especially children and families. A certified mediator, she most recently served as a Legal Assistant and Case Manager with the Indiana Department of Child Services. Monique has also served with the South Bend City Attorney’s Office and the family law firm of Beverly Peters and Associates. Monique oversees the process for accommodating individuals with disabilities on Notre Dame's campus. Ms. Frazier works closely with faculty, staff, their supervisors and healthcare providers in the surrounding community. Additionally, Ms. Frazier works with various agencies within the South Bend community, such as Goodwill Industries, to help place individuals with disabilities into jobs across campus and in the local area.
EMILY WEAVER, J.D., M.P.A., sr. Deputy Title IX Coordinator/Lead INVESTIGATOR
Emily Weaver joined Notre Dame in March 2017. Emily received her Bachelors of Arts from Lawrence University in Appleton, WI in 2010. Emily attended a dual degree program at the University of Wyoming and received a Juris Doctorate and Master of Public Administration in 2015.
After law school, Emily joined the University of Wyoming, Wyoming Survey and Analysis Center, where she served as the HIPAA Privacy Officer and an Assistant Research Scientist. Emily established the Law Office of Emily Weaver, LLC and provided pro-bono services including assistance with guardianships, drafting and implementation of workplace policies and procedures, and legal advice on other employment issues. Emily also gained experience with Title IX issues and compliance in the K-12 school setting.
Emily has a strong interest in compliance in higher education, particularly Title IX and Equal Employment Opportunity compliance.
SHANNON LEWRY, EXTERN
Shannon Lewry is a third-year student at Notre Dame Law School. She is from Birmingham, MI and received her B.A. from Notre Dame in 2014 in the Program of Liberal Studies and Spanish. Shannon spent her law school summers interning for the Honorable Robert H. Cleland of the Eastern District of Michigan, the Honorable Patrick M. Meter of the Michigan Court of Appeals, and working as a summer associate for a business law firm in Detroit. Shannon joined the Office of Institutional Equity as a law student extern in January 2018. As a soon-to-be Double Domer, Shannon is deeply committed to the mission of this Office and honored to help foster inclusivity on campus with this team.