Jeffrey Carr, Ed.D.

Chief Diversity Officer
Associate Vice President
Adjunct Faculty of Sociology and Social Work

Jeffrey joined the campus 10 years ago after holding significant positions at several universities including Loyola Marymount University and the University of San Francisco where he also was an administrator and adjunct faculty. He is a leader in the fields of equity and justice and brings that passion to the classroom where students are challenged and motivated to consider the other. He uses the scripture from Micah 6:8 as a guiding principle to Act Just, Love Mercy, and Walk Humbly with God. Jeffrey also teaches in the School of Education in the College Counseling program with emphasis in higher education administration.


  • Doctor of Education (Ed.D.), Higher Education Administration, University of San Franciso
  • Master of Education (M.Ed.), School Administration, Loyola Marymount University
  • Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), History and Political Science, Mississippi College
  • Title IX Coordinator Certification, ATIXA

Courses Taught

  • Intergroup Dialogue – SOC 222
  • Race & Ethnicity – SOC 360
  • Group & Organizational Behavior – SCL 302
  • Cultural Influences in the Workplace – SCL 401 
  • Higher Education Leadership – GED 676 
  • Contemporary Issues in Higher Education – GED 690 

Experience in Field

  • National Association of Diversity Officers in Higher Education (NADOHE) - Board of Directors, Chair Council of Representatives
  • National Conference on Race & Ethnicity, Member National Advisory Council (NAC)

Professional and Community Involvement

  • Neighborhood House Association (NHA - largest nonprofit social services agency in San Diego County) - Board of Directors - Vice Chair
  • Neighborhood House Association (NHA - largest nonprofit social services agency in San Diego County) - Chair, Board of Directors
  • Concerned Parents Alliance (College Prep Services) - President Board of Directors

Awards and Honors

  • Martin Luther King Legacy Award, 2017
  • Higher Education Trailblazer Award, 2018

Dissertations, Presentations, and Publications

  • An Investigation of the Influence of Mentoring on the Collegiate Success of Undergraduate African American Students