Brandon Mack
At Large Member, National Programs Committee

He has been with the Office of Admission since 2009. Mack works specifically on international recruitment in Africa, domestic recruitment strategies, and building counselor relationships.  He has also worked on minority recruitment initiatives, community based organization partnerships, and community outreach efforts to educate students on highly selective college admissions. He also oversees and manages the transfer admission process and is the liaison 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 a lead organizer with Black Lives Matter Houston. Co-Chapter Director of New Leaders Council - Houston. Screening Committee and Education and Advocacy Chair of the Houston GLBT Political Caucus. He is also the Research Coordinator for the Mayor’s LGBTQ+ Advisory Board.

Mack graduated from Rice University in 2006 with a Bachelors 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 Ph.D. student in the Higher Education Leadership & Policy Studies at the University of Houston.