Alumnus of Higher Education Administration Program, Dancy, named an Associate Dean

07/20/16

Dr. Elon Dancy II has been appointed to the inaugural position of associate dean for community engagement and academic inclusion at the Jeannine Rainbolt College of Education at the University of Oklahoma. Read the annoucement>>

Dancy received his doctorate with distinction in higher education administration and a cognate in sociology from Louisiana State University in 2008. An education sociologist, he studies the relationship between college experience and identity development. More specifically, his research focuses on issues of access and equity in the educational pipeline as informed by race, gender, class, and the intersection of these social identities. 

Dancy was honored as the LSU College of Human Sciences & Education’s Alumnus of Distinction in 2014.

 

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Pictured here is Dancy, third from the left, at LSU's Commencement in 2008. To his left is Dr. Roland Mitchell, who served as his dissertation co-adviser. 

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