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.
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