Erika Gravett, JD, CCEP, SPHR
Executive Director of Institutional Equity and Title IX Coordinator
Erika Gravett is the Executive Director of Institutional Equity and Title IX Coordinator.
Erika joined the office in February of 2015. Erika has over 15 years of experience
in harassment and discrimination prevention and resolution of complaints. She has
worked with students, faculty, staff, and senior administrators at Dartmouth College,
Johns Hopkins University, University of Maryland, and Fort Valley State University.
Originally from San Pedro, California, Erika has a Juris Doctor degree from the University
of Georgia, a Master of Arts in Organizational Development from Marymount University,
and a Bachelor of Arts in Communications from Howard University. She is a Certified
Ethics and Compliance Professional (CCEP), Senior Professional in Human Resources
(SPHR) and has Title IX Coordinator and Investigator Certifications from the Association
of Title IX Administrators.
Finn joined the Office of Institutional Equity in June of 2018 with 28 years of combined
experience as a Senior Special Agent (SSA) with the U.S. Secret Service (USSS) and
Police Captain / Commander of the Kennesaw State University Police Department Criminal
Investigations Division (KSU PD CID). As an SSA with the USSS, some of his duties
included investigating white collar financial crimes, presidential threats and was
assigned to the FBI’s Atlanta Joint Terrorism Task Force (JTTF). As Police Captain
at the KSU PD CID, he successfully investigated complex investigations and remains
on the KSU Behavioral Response Team (BRT) committee.
A native of New Orleans, Louisiana Finn earned his Master’s degree in Criminal Justice
from Southwest University (LA), his Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice from Loyola
University (New Orleans) and Associate degrees in Business Administration and Commercial
Art from Delgado Community College (New Orleans). He is also a graduate of the Federal
Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC), USSS Special Agent Training Course (SATC),
Department of Defense Polygraph Institute (DODPI), and Northwestern (IL) Center for
Public Safety (School of Police Staff & Command) and maintains his Georgia Peace Officer
Standards and Training Council (GA POST) certification.
McKenna joined the Office of Institutional Equity in January 2019. With years of experience
in office and administrative settings, she is very motivated to help students, faculty,
and staff in her role as an administrative assistant.
A native of Acworth, Georgia, McKenna received her Bachelor of Science degree from
the University of North Georgia, with concentrations in Sociology and Criminal Justice.
Upon completing her degree, she also earned her interdisciplinary Certificate of Gerontology
at North Georgia. When McKenna is not working she enjoys watching movies and game
shows, exploring the outdoors, and going sightseeing with her friends and family.
Chris Griffin, JD, MSCM
Chris joined the Office of Institutional Equity in January 2017. As an attorney in
private practice, she represented clients in connection with federal administrative,
insurance and civil litigation matters. While with the US EPA, Chris’s areas of environmental
law specialty included clean water, asbestos regulations and hazardous waste management.
A native of Bedford, Virginia, Chris is a graduate of the University of Virginia School
of Law. She received her bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice and Political Science
from Radford University, and a Master’s in Conflict Management from Kennesaw State
University. Chris is also a mediator registered with the Georgia Office of Dispute
Resolution, and has received advanced training to mediate cases involving domestic
violence and interpersonal violence.
Kimberly Hahn, JD
Kimberly Hahn, Equity Specialist/Investigator, joined the Office of Institutional
Equity in September of 2016. Kimberly has been a licensed attorney for 14 years. She
has primarily practiced in the area of public interest law within the states of Idaho
and Georgia. She obtained her Doctor of Jurisprudence from the University of Idaho,
and her Bachelors in History from the University of Utah.
Vanessa Selewski, MSCM
Vanessa joined the Office of Institutional Equity in August 2017 with 25 years of
experience as a Special Agent with the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) and
the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA). As a Special Agent, she investigated federal
whistleblower and other allegations of wrongdoing by NRC licensees to ensure the safe
use of radioactive materials for beneficial civilian purposes while protecting people
and the environment.
A native of Chattanooga, Tennessee Vanessa earned her Master’s in Conflict Management
from Kennesaw State University and her Bachelor’s in Social Work from the University
of Tennessee. She is a graduate of the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center’s (FLETC)
Criminal Investigator Training Program (CITP) and a member of the Federal Law Enforcement
Officers Association (FLEOA), and the Association for Conflict Resolution.