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Yoruba T. Mutakabbir

Yoruba Mutakabbir

Assistant Professor
Education Administration and Foundations
ED213 College of Education
Phone: (713)313-7497

Primary Research Focus:
Historically Black Colleges and Universities, race and university admissions, graduation/retention rates.

Professional Biography
Dr. Yoruba Mutakabbir earned a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from Hampton University, a Master of Science in Educational Policy from Georgia State University and a Ph.D in Educational Leadership with a concentration in Higher Education from Clemson University. She has served in various roles in the education and non-profit sectors. These roles include elementary teacher in the Baltimore City Public Schools and Program Coordinator at the Girl Scout Council of the Nation's Capitol.

In 2010, Dr. Mutakabbir was selected to participate in the 2010 American Educational Research Association Division J Emerging Scholars Workshop. Her publications include "Beneficial, Yet Bittersweet: Historically Black Land-Grant Colleges" in Making Connections: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Cultural Diversity. Dr. Mutakabbir has also served as a Visiting Scholar at the University of Sheffield in the United Kingdom.

Courses Taught
EDHI-933 Introduction to the Study of Higher Education
EDHI-948 Strategic Management and Planning in Higher Education

Academic Degrees
B.A. Hampton University
M.S. Georgia State University
Ph.D. Clemson University

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Ed. Admin & Foundations
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