Senior Associate Dean of Students and Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity Student Programs/ Director

Tashia-1Dr. Tashia Bradley brings a wealth of experience as an administrator and educator in higher education.  Dr. Bradley has a B.A. from Florida A & M University, an M.S. in Higher Education Administration from the University of Kansas, and a Ph.D. in Educational Policy and Leadership (History and Philosophy of Education) from Florida State University.  She joined the Colby community in 2011 as an Advising Dean, and oversees Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity Student Programs which includes retention and transition efforts for first generation to college students and students of color (ALANA), Title IX student coordinator, and the Pugh Center (including supervision of GSD Program Director).

Gender and Sexual Diversity Program Director/Associate Director

Photo-on-7-22-13-at-10-06-AM-3_2 As the Director of the Gender and Sexual Diversity Program, Emily implements campus initiatives aimed at fostering a safe and supportive climate for Colby students, faculty, and staff who express a full range of gender and sexual identities. In this effort, she collaborates with student organizations that emphasize gender and/or sexuality in their campus work. Before coming to Colby, Emily taught Women’s and Gender Studies at Indiana University-Purdue University, Fort Wayne, Indiana University, Bloomington, and The Ohio State University. She completed a B.A. and an M.A. in Women’s Studies and is currently a doctoral candidate in Gender Studies.