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Dr. Derek Greenfield

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Director of Educational Equity an...

Alcorn State University
1000 ASU Dr. # 510
Alcorn State, Mississippi 39096
United States

Company Description: Alcorn State University, a Historically Black College and University, is a comprehensive land-grant institution that celebrates a rich heritage with a diverse...   more
Background

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations

Education

  • Ed.D.
  • master's degree , Sociology
    Northwestern University
  • Doctor of Education degree
    Cape Peninsula University of Technology
  • bachelor's Degree , Sociology
    Northwestern University
  • Master of Arts , Teaching Program
    North Carolina State University
  • PhD , Cultural Studies
    University of Washington
  • EdD
    Alcorn State University
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Dr. Derek Greenfield, ...
hbcubuzz.com, 27 Mar 2013 [cached]
Dr. Derek Greenfield, director of Diversity and Equity Engagement at Alcorn State University, served as a keynote speaker today at the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities Commission on Access, Diversity and Excellence (CADE) 2012 Summer Meeting held in Savannah, Georgia.
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www.diversityandinclusionprofessionals.org, 6 Feb 2013 [cached]
Derek Greenfield: Keynote Speaker ISDIP: Derek Greenfield Member Login
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Derek Greenfield
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Derek Greenfield, Ed.D. Director of Educational Equity and Inclusion / Assistant Professor of Sociology Alcorn State University
Dr. Derek Greenfield currently serves as the Director of Diversity and Equity Engagement and is an Assistant Professor of Sociology at Alcorn State University. Dr. Greenfield also held the role of Teaching Assistant Professor of Education at North Carolina State University in Raleigh, NC. As a testament to his talents as an educator and dedication to students, Derek has been named six times to the list of Who's Who Among America's Teachers and received Faculty of the Year honors in his previous position at Shaw University. His innovative course, "Hip-Hop and American Society," has been featured twice in Source magazine. He also spent seven years as an award-winning youth worker in inner-city Chicago. Derek has published several academic papers and is author of the widely acclaimed motivational book, The Answer is in Your Hands.
With his energetic style, innovative ideas, and sense of humor, Derek has become a highly requested speaker, addressing enthusiastic audiences from Texas to Tonga. His keynote presentations and workshops have been featured at events such as the International Conference on Cultural Diversity, National Dropout Prevention Network Conference, Black Issues in Higher Education Conference, National Youth Professionals Institute, National Association of Campus Activities National Conference, and Southwestern Black Student Leadership Conference, as well as dozens of colleges and universities including MIT, University of Washington, University of Texas, and Michigan State University. He has also served as motivational consultant for organizations such as McDonald's Corporation, Hilton Hotels, Progress Energy, United Airlines, and the NBA's Milwaukee Bucks.
Derek received his bachelor's and master's degrees in Sociology from Northwestern University, earned his Doctor of Education degree from Cape Peninsula University of Technology in South Africa, and is currently conducting research towards his PhD in Cultural Studies at the University of Washington.
Derek remains deeply committed to social justice efforts here and around the globe. His passion is most specifically seen in his work to develop, direct, and sponsor youth programs in the townships of South Africa.
ISDIP: Advisory Board
diversityandinclusionprofessionals.org, 6 Feb 2013 [cached]
Derek Greenfield
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Derek Greenfield, Ed.D.
Director of Diversity and Equity Engagement/ Assistant Professor of Sociology Alcorn State University
The Triangle Urban League
www.triangleul.org, 12 Nov 2007 [cached]
Dr. Derek Greenfield , Co-Chair
Dr. Derek Greenfield is an Assistant Professor of Sociology at Shaw University and adjunct faculty
member in the College of Education at North Carolina State University.As a testament to his talents
and dedication to students, he has been named six times to the list of Who's Who Among America's
Teachers.His groundbreaking course "Hip-Hop and American Society" was featured twice in Source
magazine.Dr. Greenfield has published several academic journal articles and is author of the
motivational book The Answer is in Your Hands.
With his innovative ideas, dynamic speaking style, and sense of humor, Dr. Greenfield has become
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Dr. Greenfield's commitment to social justice is evidenced by his significant efforts in the local community.
He currently serves as co-chair of the Triangle Urban League Young Professionals Network Civic
Dr. Derek Greenfield... Speaker - Professor - Author
www.derekgreenfield.com, 18 May 2012 [cached]
About Dr. Greenfield
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About Dr. Greenfield
INTRODUCING A DYNAMIC SPEAKER AND CONSULTANT WHO EDUCATES AND INSPIRES, WHILE MAKING LEARNING FUN... DR. DEREK GREENFIELD!
Dr. Derek Greenfield currently serves as Director of Diversity and Equity Engagement/Assistant Professor of Sociology at Alcorn State University. As a testament to his talents as an educator and dedication to students, Derek has been named six times to the list of Who's Who Among America's Teachers and received Faculty of the Year honors in his previous position at Shaw University. His innovative course, "Hip-Hop and American Society," has been featured twice in Source magazine. He also spent seven years as an award-winning youth worker in inner-city Chicago. Derek has published several academic papers and is author of the widely acclaimed motivational book, The Answer is in Your Hands.
With his energetic style, innovative ideas, and sense of humor, Derek has become a highly requested speaker, addressing enthusiastic audiences from Texas to Tonga. His keynote presentations and workshops have been featured at events such as the International Conference on Cultural Diversity, National Dropout Prevention Network Conference, Black Issues in Higher Education Conference, National Youth Professionals Institute, National Association of Campus Activities National Conference, and Southwestern Black Student Leadership Conference, as well as dozens of colleges and universities including MIT, University of Washington, University of Texas, and Michigan State University. He has also served as motivational consultant for organizations such as McDonald's Corporation, Hilton Hotels, Progress Energy, United Airlines, and the NBA's Milwaukee Bucks.
Derek received his bachelor's and master's degrees in Sociology from Northwestern University, earned his Doctor of Education degree from Cape Peninsula University of Technology in South Africa, and is currently conducting research towards his PhD in Cultural Studies at the University of Washington.
Derek remains deeply committed to social justice efforts here and around the globe. His passion is most specifically seen in his work to develop, direct, and sponsor youth programs in the townships of South Africa. He is also proud to be a member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.
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Dr. Derek Greenfield
1603 Edenderry Court
Garner, NC 27529
Tel: (919) 696-1489
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