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Dominique Quarles

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PhD, 2019

Dominique Quarles was named the Associate Vice President for Inclusive Excellence and Chief Diversity Officer at Georgia Southern University, his undergraduate alma mater.

Dr. Quarles had served as assistant vice president for access, diversity, and inclusion at Mississippi State University. He was also the director of diversity and inclusion in the Office of Institutional Diversity at the University of Georgia while working on his doctorate degree. 

Previously, he was an assistant director within the Division of Student Affairs and Enrollment Management at Georgia Southern University (GSU) where he directed Student Support Services, a 1.1 million dollar federally funded TRIO program. He also served on the Enrollment Management Council and the steering committee for the institution’s African-American Male Initiative, partially funded by the University System of Georgia (USG). Prior to becoming an assistant director, Dominique served as the special assistant to the vice president for student affairs and enrollment management at GSU.

During his doctoral studies, Dr. Quarles has served as an intern for Assessment and Staff Development at The University of Georgia, completed an internship for Title IX and Campus Safety at the USG, and presented at the International Network for Social Network Analysis Conference. Prior to his doctoral studies, he served as a graduate assistant in the College of Education’s department of Teaching and Learning and worked as a graduate student facilitator for the Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate TRIO program at GSU.

Dr. Quarles earned his Master of Education in higher education administration and Bachelor of Science in biology at GSU. His research interests include higher education policy, college completion, equity in higher education, and institutional leadership.

News Featuring Dominique Quarles

by Jewel Caruso

Dominique Quarles (PhD 2019) has been named the associate vice president for organizational effectiveness, leadership development, and inclusive excellence at Georgia Southern University. 

by Jewel Caruso

Dominique A. Quarles (PhD 2019) has been named Georgia Southern University's associate vice president for inclusive excellence and chief diversity officer starting…

Dominique Quarles (PhD 2019) accepted a new position as assistant vice president for access, diversity, and inclusion at Mississippi State University, effective August 1.

Dr. Quarles has served as the director of diversity and inclusion in the Office of…

Dr. George Spencer moderated a conversation with three IHE graduates and diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) leaders who discussed how individuals and institutions can move towards racial equity in all aspects of higher education.

IHE faculty, staff, alumnus, and students attended the 17th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Freedom Breakfast honoring the legacy of Dr. King and celebrating the work of area peacemakers. The inspirational annual event is coordinated through a partnership of…

Justin Jeffery (IHE PhD student), Dominique Quarles (PhD 2019), and Sayamon Singto (Division of Academic Enhancement) have received a grant to explore “the connection between acculturation and educational attainment in first and second generation immigrant…

Dominique Quarles, a Ph.D. student in the Institute of Higher Education, wrote Georgia Southern University’s successful grant proposal for the Ronald E. McNair Postbaccalaureate Achievement Program, a U.S. Department of Education Federal TRIO Program.

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