experience

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

Doctor of Education – Organizational Leadership
Dec. 2016
Northeastern University, Boston, MA

Master of Education – College Student Affairs
May 2006
University of South Florida, Tampa, FL

Bachelor of Science – Communications
May 2004
Eastern Connecticut State University, Willimantic, CT 
Minor: Sociology

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Director, Paul Robeson Cultural Center
Division of Student Affairs
Rutgers University-New Brunswick
August 2016 – Present

Diversity Speaker and Consultant
Harris Jones Consulting Group, LLC.
www.harrisjonesconsulting.com
August 2010 – Present

Director of Student Conduct & Residence Life
Central Office of Student Affairs
City University of New York
August 2014 – July 2016

Associate Director of Residence Life
Central Office of Student Affairs
City University of New York
August 2013 – August 2014

Director of Multicultural Affairs
Office of Multicultural Affairs
University of Massachusetts Lowell
July 2011 – July 2013

Associate Director of Residence Life 
Office of Residence Life
University of Massachusetts Lowell
July 2009 – July 2011

Community Development Educator
Department of Residential Education
New York University
July 2006 – June 2009

Graduate Resident Director 
Department of Residence Life
University of South Florida
July 2004 – June 2006

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

University Instructor, University of Massachusetts Lowell
Sep. 2010 – Dec. 2010
Course Taught: First Year Seminar

University Co-Instructor, University of South Florida
May 2005 – Dec. 2005
Courses Taught: Experience for African-American Men, Career Development Process

PEER-REVIEWED PUBLICATION

Harper, S. R., Davis, R. J., Jones, D. E., McGowan, B. L., Ingram, T., & Platt, S. (2011). Race and Racism in the Experiences of Black Male Resident Assistants at Predominately White Universities. Journal of College Student Development, 52(2), 180-200.