Paige J. Gardner, Ph.D., has 12 years of experience in facilitating diversity and equity training, identity development workshops, crisis management, and professional development for college students, staff, and faculty. She currently teaches student development administration at Seattle University. She previously served as assistant dean of students at Loyola University Chicago.
Gardner's research centers race and gender equity in the workplace, the experience of emotional labor at historically white institutions, and scholar-practitioner identity development. As a queer, Black, cisgender woman of color, Gardner is deeply invested in advocating, empowering, and building solidarity-based coalitions with and for those on the margins of society.
Gardner is a paid member of the Red Ventures Education Integrity Network.