Sheila T. Gregory is full professor in the department of educational leadership/higher education at Clark Atlanta University. Dr. Gregory received her B.A. degree in communications/journalism from Oakland University, an M.P.A. degree in health care administration from Wayne State University, and a Ph.D. in higher education administration from the University of Pennsylvania. In 2005, Sheila Gregory’s sixth co-authored book, Daring to Educate: The Legacy of the Early Spelman College Presidents, was nominated for an NAACP Image Award. Also in 2005, she received the prestigious national award of Teacher and Scholar of the Year. Dr. Gregory has received numerous other awards beginning with her dissertation award in 1995 from the Black Caucus of the American Association for Higher Education (AAHE). She is a past editor of the International Journal of Theory and Practice and is currently PI on the grant, “Identifying Strategies from Education-Related Activities to Provide Improved Access for LGBTQIAP Students of Color.” Her major research interests are faculty/student recruitment, achievement/retention, blended teaching/learning, professional and innovative higher education leadership, urban education, and development of women and girls, with special emphasis on race, ethnicity, class, and gender.
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