has been intimately involved in the development of a variety of programs to support the multicultural faculty, staff, and students at the College, including the Wabanaki - Bates - Bowdoin
- Colby educational initiative for Native American youngsters, a video on multicultural life at Bowdoin
, workshops on educational and social challenges to multicultural students, and various social programming for multicultural faculty and staff.
All of these efforts promote increased awareness and cooperation of Bowdoin's
personnel and students in developing an inclusive multicultural community.
has pastored a number of Episcopal churches in Maine.
A Licensed Clinical Social Worker, he has supervised crisis programs for children and families and counseled clients at two non-profit agencies.
He earned an MSW, an MA in Sociology, and a PhD in Social Work and Sociology from the University of Michigan, an MDiv from Harvard Divinity School, and a BA in Psychology from Oberlin College.
In addition to his work at Bowdoin College, Roy serves on several boards of directors including the Maine Indian Tribal-State Commission and the Gestalt International Study Center.
He was also vice-president of the board for the Center for the Prevention of Hate Violence and a former board member and chair of the Diversity Cabinet for the United Way of Greater Portland.