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Alumni Spotlight: CAHSS Alum Named First Chief Diversity Officer at SIT in Vermont

Michelle Cromwell, Ph.D.

Michelle Cromwell, Ph.D.

Michelle Cromwell, Ph.D., graduate of the master’s and doctoral programs in the Department of Conflict Resolution Studies (DCRS) in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS), has been named the inaugural Chief Diversity officer at SIT (School for International Training) in Brattleboro, VT. Cromwell indicated that her work is informed by the tripartite role that she brings to the position. These include an integrated, interdisciplinary, and interactive approach.

Cromwell brings extensive experience to this position. She served as an Associate Professor of Politics and Social Justice at Regis College. Prior to joining the faculty of Regis College, Cromwell was an Associate Professor of Social and Political Systems and Center Associate for Multicultural Curriculum at Pine Manor College. She was the founder and president of The Multicultural Village, which delivered experiential training programs to children and adults in the U.S. and the Caribbean. She is a consultant and has served as adjunct faculty for the Department of Multidisciplinary Studies in CAHSS. Cromwell’s research and practice interests include diversity, multiculturalism, and community development.