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Cobretti D. Williams, Ph.D.

portrait of Cobretti D. Williams, Ph.D.
Cobretti D. Williams, Ph.D., is the senior editor for diversity, equity, and inclusion at BestColleges. He is a scholar, writer, and editor working at the intersection of education, culture, and politics. Cobretti's research focuses on the experiences of minoritized student and faculty populations in higher education. His work has been published in the Journal of Negro Education, Diverse Issues in Higher Education, Black Youth Project, and the National Clearinghouse for Leadership Programs. Cobretti received his Ph.D. in higher education from Loyola University Chicago.

Contributions

Blog
What Is the Modern Day Experience of AAPI College Students?
Jenika McCrayer
April 29, 2022 • ~4 Min Read
Blog
Highlighting Queer Asian History During APIDA Heritage Month
T.J. Jourian, Ph.D.
April 29, 2022 • ~3 Min Read
Blog
Taking Action on the Day of Silence for LGBTQ+ Students
T.J. Jourian, Ph.D.
April 28, 2022 • ~3 Min Read
Resource
Scholarships for Asian American and Pacific Islander Students
Kathrine Yets
April 22, 2022 • ~4 Min Read
Blog
How U.S. Immigration Policy Impacts Asian International Students
Stephanie Szitanyi, Ph.D.
April 22, 2022 • ~4 Min Read
Blog
4 Voting Rights Issues Facing Communities of Color
Sydney Clark
April 22, 2022 • ~3 Min Read
Blog
Respecting the Cultural Diversity of the AAPI Community
Vanesha McGee, M.Ed.
April 22, 2022 • ~4 Min Read
Resource
College Guide for Asian American and Pacific Islander Students
Debbi Johnson-Rais, Ed.D.
April 19, 2022 • ~0 Min Read
Blog
How Anti-Asian Hate Crimes Impact AAPI Students
Vanesha McGee, M.Ed.
April 19, 2022 • ~5 Min Read
Blog
How AANAPISIs Provide Support for AAPI Students
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
April 19, 2022 • ~4 Min Read
Resource
Scholarships for International Students
Kathrine Yets
April 18, 2022 • ~5 Min Read
Blog
15 Books by Asian American Authors That Teach You About AAPI History
Kim-Ling Sun
April 8, 2022 • ~6 Min Read
Blog
Top Political Issues Students of Color Care About
Stephanie Szitanyi, Ph.D.
April 4, 2022 • ~3 Min Read
Blog
Why Political Engagement Is Essential for Student Activists
Sydney Clark
April 1, 2022 • ~4 Min Read
Resource
Voter Guide for Black and African American Students
Vanesha McGee, M.Ed.
April 1, 2022 • ~5 Min Read
Blog
How Colleges Can Support Students During Ramadan
Vanesha McGee, M.Ed.
April 1, 2022 • ~3 Min Read
Blog
How Voter Suppression Impacts Black Students
Ciera Graham, Ph.D.
March 31, 2022 • ~4 Min Read
Blog
5 Reasons Why the Midterm Election Will Be Important for College Women
Stephanie Szitanyi, Ph.D.
March 31, 2022 • ~5 Min Read
Resource
Voter Guide for Hispanic and Latino/a Students
Vanesha McGee, M.Ed.
March 31, 2022 • ~5 Min Read
Resource
Voter Guide for Asian American and Pacific Islander Students
Kim-Ling Sun
March 24, 2022 • ~6 Min Read
Blog
Learning About Queer and Trans Disability During Deaf History Month
T.J. Jourian, Ph.D.
March 22, 2022 • ~3 Min Read
Resource
Voter Guide for LGBTQ+ Students
R.B. Brooks, M.Ed.
March 17, 2022 • ~6 Min Read
Resource
Scholarships for Community College Students
Sharon Wilfong
March 14, 2022 • ~6 Min Read
Resource
Financial Literacy for Hispanic and Latino/a Students
Staff Writers
March 4, 2022 • ~4 Min Read
Blog
What Is Critical Disability Studies?
Sydney Clark
March 2, 2022 • ~2 Min Read
Blog
10 Women Who Made Scientific History
Ciera Graham, Ph.D.
February 28, 2022 • ~4 Min Read
Blog
What Is the Role of a Chief Diversity Officer?
Stephanie Szitanyi, Ph.D.
February 28, 2022 • ~4 Min Read
Blog
TikTok’s New Ban on Misgendering Reveals Digital Gap for LGBTQ+ Students
R.B. Brooks, M.Ed.
February 23, 2022 • ~3 Min Read
Blog
Why Is Black Male Enrollment in Decline?
Ciera Graham, Ph.D.
February 23, 2022 • ~3 Min Read
Ranking
Top Women’s Colleges in 2022
Vanesha McGee, M.Ed.
February 21, 2022 • ~6 Min Read
Blog
Latino, Latinx, Hispanic, or Latine? Which Term Should You Use?
Vanesha McGee, M.Ed.
February 14, 2022 • ~2 Min Read
Resource
Financial Literacy for Asian American and Pacific Islander Students
Vanesha McGee, M.Ed.
February 10, 2022 • ~6 Min Read
Blog
Financial Literacy for Black and African American Students
Staff Writers
February 9, 2022 • ~5 Min Read
Ranking
Best Historically Black Colleges and Universities of 2022
Staff Writers
February 3, 2022 • ~6 Min Read
Blog
Understanding the Impact of the Racial Wealth Gap
Vanesha McGee, M.Ed.
January 31, 2022 • ~4 Min Read
Resource
Why Financial Planning is Necessary for HBCU Students
Cobretti D. Williams, Ph.D.
October 14, 2021 • ~3 Min Read
Blog
Advising and Supporting HBCU Students
Cobretti D. Williams, Ph.D.
October 14, 2021 • ~2 Min Read
Blog
The Experience of an AAPI Undocumented Student
Vanesha McGee, M.Ed.
October 7, 2021 • ~4 Min Read
Data Studies
Students Are Eager to Get Involved in College Diversity Efforts
Jessica Bryant
October 6, 2021 • ~3 Min Read
Resource
Scholarships for Women
Alison Plaut
July 30, 2021 • ~6 Min Read
Data Studies
Students Believe Supporting Social Justice Drives Change
Jessica Bryant
July 29, 2021 • ~2 Min Read
Blog
What Is Asian American Studies?
Whitney Sandoval
July 7, 2021 • ~3 Min Read
Blog
Raising Awareness of the Violence Against Women Act on Campus
Kwynn Gonzalez-Pons
April 9, 2021 • ~4 Min Read
Resource
The Student Guide for ROTC Programs
Staff Writers
October 27, 2020 • ~5 Min Read
Resource
College Guide for Military Service Members and Student Veterans
Meg Whitenton
February 25, 2019 • ~6 Min Read

Interviews

Aug 24, 2021
Scripps National News: College Diversity Plans

Nationwide, colleges and universities have pledged to do better when it comes to diversity, equity and inclusion. But according to…

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