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Pamela “Safisha Nzingha” Hill, Ph.D.

portrait of Pamela “Safisha Nzingha” Hill, Ph.D.

Pamela "Safisha Nzingha" Hill, Ph.D., is a diversity, equity, and inclusion consultant; Afrocentric scholar; activist; journalist; educator; student development practitioner; and life student of Africana studies.


For over 20 years Dr. Hill has worked in higher education in both student development and academic affairs. She has served as a mid-level student affairs administrator in positions of assistant dean of students, diversity director, and assistant vice president, as well as adjunct assistant professor teaching in the areas of higher education, humanities, developmental writing, African American studies, and social work.


As a student-centered educator/consultant, she is experienced at developing culturally based curricula and conducting specialized professional development sessions on cultural competency and sensitivity educational training within academic and organizational settings. Additionally, she has lectured at a number of colleges and universities across the nation on issues pertinent to the Black experience and multiculturalism in higher education.


Dr. Hill is a proud graduate of Langston University — Oklahoma's only Historically Black University — where she received a bachelor of arts degree in broadcast journalism. Additionally, she holds a master of science in college teaching/student personnel services from Northeastern State University in Oklahoma, and she earned a Ph.D. in higher and adult education with an emphasis in student development and minors in Black studies and educational counseling psychology from the University of Missouri-Columbia — one of the nation's top-tier Research I institutions.


She holds membership in the Texas Association of Black Personnel in Higher Education, Association for the Study of African American Life and History, Langston University Alumni Association, and Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. She is the proud mother of a daughter, Safisha Nzingha, who is a student at Langston University.


Dr. Hill sees her life mission as moving people forward through the vehicle of culturally grounded education.


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


Contributions

Blog
White Enrollment Is Increasing at HBCUs. How Will It Impact the Culture?
Vanesha McGee, M.Ed.
September 23, 2022 • ~6 Min Read
Blog
How For-Profit Colleges Impact Black Women
Bernard Grant, Ph.D.
July 1, 2022 • ~3 Min Read
Blog
AP African American Studies Pilot Introduces Diverse Changes
Bernard Grant, Ph.D.
July 1, 2022 • ~4 Min Read
Applying to College
Graduate School for Students of Color
Bernard Grant, Ph.D.
April 29, 2022 • ~6 Min Read
Blog
4 Voting Rights Issues Facing Communities of Color
Sydney Clark
April 22, 2022 • ~3 Min Read
Resource
Mental Health for Black and African American Students
Bernard Grant, Ph.D.
April 20, 2022 • ~6 Min Read
Blog
Top Professional Associations for Black and African American Students
Vanesha McGee, M.Ed.
April 8, 2022 • ~3 Min Read
Blog
Top Political Issues Students of Color Care About
Stephanie Szitanyi, Ph.D.
April 4, 2022 • ~3 Min Read
News
These Higher Ed Policies Could Help Close the Racial Wealth Gap
Mark J. Drozdowski, Ed.D.
March 16, 2022 • ~2 Min Read
News
The Racial Wealth Gap and Higher Education Explained
Mark J. Drozdowski, Ed.D.
March 16, 2022 • ~2 Min Read
Resource
College Application Guide for HBCU Students
Vanesha McGee, M.Ed.
October 19, 2021 • ~6 Min Read
Resource
Scholarships for HBCU Students
Meg Whitenton
October 8, 2021 • ~6 Min Read