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May 7, 2021

College of Education Faculty, Graduate Students Honored With Ebony Harlem Awards of Excellence

Several College of Education faculty and students were recognized during the Ebony Harlem Awards ceremony on April 25. Professor Joy Gaston Gayles, Ph.D., and Professor Marc Grimmett, Ph.D., each received awards while Assistant Professor Lisa Bass, Ph.D., and Associate Professor DeLeon Gray, Ph.D., received nominations. Graduate students Chelsea Smith ’22PHD and angela gay-audre also received awards.

Apr 15, 2021

Pack Hacks for Faculty: Creating Your Scholarly Writing Plan

NC State College of Education Professor Joy Gaston Gayles, senior advisor for advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in the College of Education, provides insight into best practices for developing a scholarly writing plan.

Feb 25, 2021

Ask the Expert: How Can Educators Help Advance Equity in Schools? ‘We Have to Get Comfortable Being Uncomfortable So That We Can Disrupt, Better Learn and Understand What’s Problematic Within Ourselves and in our Society,’ Says Professor Joy Gaston Gayles

Many schools and universities boast a diverse student body, but simply having diversity is not the same as providing an equitable educational experience for students across all backgrounds, says Joy Gaston Gayles, Ph.D., professor of higher education and senior advisor for advancing diversity, equity and inclusion in the NC State College of Education. She explains how educators can become change agents and engage in anti-racist work that can help create more equitable experiences for all.

Feb 9, 2021

Pack IDEAs Faculty Spotlight: Joy Gaston Gayles, Ph.D.

In the February 2021 edition of Pack IDEAs (Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Access), a newsletter released by the NC State College of Education Change Agent Task Force, we highlighted the work of Professor and Senior Advisor for Advancing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Joy Gaston Gayles, Ph.D., in the area of diversity, equity and inclusion.

Sep 4, 2020

Diversity in Research Jobs: Strategies for Doing the Right Something in Times of Racial Injustice

NC State College of Education Professor Joy Gaston Gayles, Ph.D., and Dissertation of the Year Award Winner Ashley M. Gray, Ph.D., share tips for helping to create an anti-racist society. 

Aug 27, 2020

Professor Joy Gaston Gayles Named President-elect of the Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE)

Joy Gaston Gayles, Ph.D., professor of higher education and senior advisor for advancing diversity, equity and inclusion at the NC State College of Education, has been named president-elect of the Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE), a scholarly society with 2,000 members dedicated to higher education as a field of study.

May 22, 2020

Inside Higher Ed: From Associate to Full Professor

“Moving From Associate to Full Professor,” a webinar led by NC State College of Education Professor Joy Gaston Gayles, Ph.D., is recommended for mid-career scholars, particularly those of color, who are looking to advance. 

Apr 23, 2020

Professor Joy Gaston Gayles Wins Chancellor’s Creating Community Award for Outstanding Faculty

Professor Joy Gaston Gayles, Ph.D., says diversity and inclusion have always underscored her work as a professor and researcher. Her efforts in that area have been recognized with the Chancellor’s Creating Community Award for Outstanding Faculty.

Apr 20, 2020

Professor Joy Gaston Gayles Wins 2020 Senior Scholar Award from AERA Research on Education and Sport Special Interest Group

Professor Joy Gaston Gayles, Ph.D., still struggles to see herself as a senior scholar, despite research work that has had an impact in the field. Now her work has been recognized with the 2020 Senior Scholar Award from the AERA Research on Education and Sport Special Interest Group.

Mar 19, 2020

Diversity in Research Jobs: Recruiting and Retaining Early Career Faculty of Color in Engineering

Joy Gaston Gayles, Ph.D., a professor of higher education at the NC State College of Education, and doctoral student Chelsea Smith discuss the underrepresentation of faculty of color in STEM fields.