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Paige J. Gardner, Ph.D.

portrait of Paige J. Gardner, Ph.D.

Dr. Paige J. Gardner is currently an assistant professor of student development administration at Seattle University. Prior to this role, Dr. Gardner served as assistant dean of students at Loyola University Chicago. She also has 12 years of experience in crisis management, facilitating diversity and equity training, identity development workshops, and professional development retreats for college students, staff, and faculty.

Her 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, Dr. Gardner is deeply invested in advocating for, empowering, and building solidarity-based coalitions with and for those on the margins of society.

Dr. Gardner is a paid member of the Red Ventures Education freelance review network.


Active Learning Narrows Achievement Gap for Black and First-Generation Students
Bernard Grant, Ph.D.
September 1, 2022 • ~3 Min Read
Can Campus Police Eliminate Racial Profiling?
Vanesha McGee, M.Ed.
August 30, 2022 • ~4 Min Read
Parent PLUS Loans Disproportionately Increase Debt for Black Families
Vanesha McGee, M.Ed.
July 13, 2022 • ~3 Min Read
Why Black Women’s Mental Health Is More Important Than Ever Before
Ciera Graham, Ph.D.
April 6, 2022 • ~5 Min Read
Voter Guide for Black and African American Students
Vanesha McGee, M.Ed.
April 1, 2022 • ~6 Min Read
Diversity & Inclusion
Financial Literacy for Black and African American Students
Staff Writers
February 9, 2022 • ~5 Min Read
Understanding the Impact of the Racial Wealth Gap
Vanesha McGee, M.Ed.
January 31, 2022 • ~4 Min Read