Dr. Sharon Perry-Nause, director of institutional diversity and assistant professor of management at Tiffin University, will offer a call to action.
At TU, Perry-Nause also is the chair of the University Diversity Committee and has served as a member of several institutional committees including faculty development and retention. During her tenure, the university has earned recognition for increases in black student graduation rates.
Additionally, she is a member of the National Association of Diversity Officers in Higher Education, an affiliate of American Council of Education. She also serves on the Public Policy Committee, which focuses on identifying, analyzing and articulating implications of federal and state policies that impact diversity, equity and inclusion in U.S. higher education.
Perry-Nause is a peer reviewer for the American Psychological Association’s Journal of Diversity in Higher Education, a multidisciplinary periodical that offers research findings, theory and promising practices, which assist institutions of higher education in the pursuit of inclusive excellence.
Her research interests include social development centered on the concept of identity by Erik Erikson, structural diversity, organizational transformation, classroom diversity and adult learning theory. Her mission, which fully fosters reflective thinking, allows learners the opportunity to think about complex challenges or issues from different perspectives.
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