Middle States Self Study Working Groups

Standard I "Mission & Goals"

Chair: Nikki Taylor Professor and Chair, Department of History, College of Arts and Sciences

  • Mohamed Camara Professor and Chairperson, Department of African Studies
  • Pamela Clark Program Manager, Office of Research
  • Hazel Edwards Professor and Chair, Department of Architecture
  • Ruby Gourdine Professor, School of Social Work
  • Debra Roberts - Interim Chair and Professor, Department of Psychology, College of Arts and Sciences
  • Denise Hart Associate Professor, Department of Theatre Arts, College of Arts and Sciences
  • Crystal Brown Vice President, Office of University of Communications
  • Monique McClung Data Analysist, WBHR-LSAMP Program; HUSO President
  • Dexter Lee Associate Professor, Department of Physiology, College of Medicine
  • Keona Carter Associate General Counsel for University Business Affairs, Office of General Council 

Standard II "Ethics & Integrity"

Chair: Constance Ellison Professor & Senior Associate Dean, Graduate School 

  • Linda Jones Assistant Dean for Administration and Finance, Graduate School
  • Sylvia McDonald Kaufman Assistant Dean for Assessment and Evaluation, Graduate School
  • Anjerikka Bean Graduate Student, PhD Sociology Candidate
  • Elizabeth Ricks Assistant Professor, Department of Human Development and Psychoeducational Studies, School of Education
  • Cristobal Rodriguez Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Studies, Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies, School of Education
  • Lennon Jackson Chief of Operations, Office of Student Affairs
  • Candi N. Smiley, Esq. Title IX Coordinator, Office of the Provost
  • Charles Pugh Director, Employee Relations & HR Services, Office of Human Resources 
  •  Jamie Triplin Director for Communications and Development, Graduate School
  • Teneele Bailey Director for Retention and Recruitment, Graduate School 
  • Calvin Hadley Student Ombudsperson, Office of the President
  • Yvonne Towers Executive Director, University Budget Office
  • Elaine Bourne-Heath Dean of Student Services, Office of Student Affairs

Standard III "Design & Delivery of the Student Learning Experience"

Chair: Dana Williams Professor and Chair, Department of English, College of Arts and Sciences  

  • Greg Carr Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Afro-American Studies, College of Arts and Sciences
  • Kenyatta Gilbert Associate Professor, School of Divinity
  • Jules Harrell Professor, Department of Psychology, College of Arts and Sciences
  • Kanika Magee Assistant Dean of Student Affairs, School of Business
  • Bradford Grant Professor, Department of Architecture, College of Engineering and Architecture  
  • Gracie Lawson-Borders Dean, Cathy Hughes School of Communications
  • Yong Jin Park Professor, Department of Communications, Culture, and Media Studies, Cathy Hughes School of Communications
  • Debra Ford Associate Professor, Vice-Chair, Department of Surgery, College Medicine
  • Anthony Wilbon Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Administration, School of Business
  • Kareem Washington Chair, Department of Genetics and Human Genetics, College of Medicine 

Standard IV "Support of the Student Experience"

Chair: D. Jason DeSousa  Associate Professor, Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies, School of Education 

  • Joan Browne Executive Director of Academic & Career Success, Career Services
  • Karen Bussey Alumna, School of Education
  • Brandy Jackson Assistant Dean for Student Recruitment & Academic Advising, School of Education  
  • Bahiyyah Muhammad Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology and Criminology, College of Arts and Sciences
  • Tonia Navas Director, Ralph J. Bunche International Affairs Center
  • Sonya Woods Archivist, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
  • Melanie Carter Associate Provost for Undergraduate Studies
  • Kenneth Holmes Vice President, Office of Student Affairs
  • Katherine Outlaw Director, Office of Student Life & Activities, Student Affairs
  • Kunle Kassim Professor, Department of Microbiology, College of Medicine
  • Alma Kemp Administrative Manager, College of Arts and Sciences 

Standard V "Educational Effectiveness Assessment"

Chair: Kyndra Middleton Associate Professor & Program Coordinator, Department  of Human Development and Psychoeducational Studies, School of Education 

  • Woojae Kim Professor, Department of Psychology, College of Arts and Sciences
  • Celeste Malone Assistant Professor, Department of Human Development and Psychoeducational Studies, School of Education
  • Kenneth Anderson Associate Professor, Interim Associate Dean, for Research and Sponsored Programs, School of Education
  • Justin Hansford Associate Professor, School of Law
  • Dexter Lee Associate Professor, Department of Physiology & Biophysics, College of Medicine
  • Tracy Whitaker Associate Professor & Associate Dean, School of Social Work
  • Niambi Carter Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, College of Arts and Sciences
  • Kunle Kassim Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology, College of Medicine
  • Scott Dantley Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, School of Education
  • Glen Phillips Director of Assessment, Institutional Research and Assessment  

 

Standard VI "Planning, Resources & Institutional Improvement

Chair: Terrance Fullum Professor and Vice Chair, Surgery, College of Medicine  

  • Leslie Jones Department of Ophthalmology, College of Medicine
  • Nikki Stewart Department of Pediatrics and Child Health, Howard University Hospital
  • Andrew Gavil Professor, School of Law
  • Anthony Dixon Senior Manager, FP & A, Office of Finance
  • Jacqueline M. Caemmerer Assistant Professor, Department of Human Development and Psychoeducational Studies, School of Education
  • David Bennett Vice President, Office of Development and Alumni Relations
  • Dana Hector Director of Sponsored Programs, Office of Research Administrative Services
  • Tashni-Ann Dubroy Executive Vice President & Chief Operations Officer  
  • Anthony DixonSenior Manager, University Budget Office
  • Ping Harman Director of Institutional Research, Institutional Research and Assessment
  • Shomari James Executive Director of Strategy Deployment, Office of the Provost 

 
 

Standard VII "Goverance, Leadership & Administration"

Chair: Moses Garuba Professor & Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, College of Engineering and Architecture  

  • Keeva Terry Associate Professor, School of Law
  • Allison Morgan Bryant Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Information Systems and Supply Chain Management, School of Business
  • Cheryl Fryer Assistant Professor, College of Dentistry
  • Janelle Burke Assistant Professor, Department of Biology, College of Arts and Sciences
  • Krishna Kumar Professor, College of Pharmacy
  • Carla Williams Associate Professor, College of Medicine
  • Veronica Thomas Professor, Department of Human Development and Psychoeducational Studies, School of Education
  • Nefertiti Burton Professor and Chair, Department of Theatre Arts, College of Arts and Sciences

Standard VIII "Verification of Compliance"

Chair: Mustafa Hersi Director of Compliance 

  • LaTrice Byam Executive Director, Office of Admissions and Registration
  • Ariana Arnold Senior Associate General Counsel, Office of the General Counsel
  • Thomas Obisesan Associate Vice President for Research Compliance, Office of Regulatory Research Compliance
  • Anthony Jones Associate Provost & Assistant VP of Enrollment Management
  • Michael Masch Vice President and Chief Finance Officer, Office of Finance