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Doyin Coker-Kolo Ph.D.

Professor, School of Education
Educational Leadership Program

Hillside Hall 12
Phone: (812) 941-2206
ecokerko@ius.edu

Biography

Doyin Coker-Kolo is Professor and Coordinator of Educational Leadership and a Carnegie African Diaspora Fellow. A veteran teacher and administrator, Doyin believes that the 3 facets of academics-teaching, scholarship and service should be integrated in the professional life of an educator. She has a passion for collaborative research, high impact practice for students, and interdisciplinary grant writing. Doyin considers herself a critical educator with a laser focus on equity and social justice especially in the preparation of teacher candidates and other professionals. She founded “Together We’ll Grow,” a pipeline program for recruiting minority high school students in the Teacher Cadet programs into education. Dr. Coker-Kolo’s areas of research include program and unit accreditations, Supervision and Organization of Middle Level Education, Brain Drain and Higher Education in Sub-Saharan Africa.

 Her recent publications include: “Deanship: The Art of Service and Shared Leadership.” In Hicks & Watson (Ed). Black Administrators in Higher Education: Autoethnographic Explorations and Personal Narratives, published by Hamilton Books, Inc., “The Role of African Universities in a Changing World.” (2013) published in the Journal of Third World Studies, Inc. and “The Role of Accreditation in Fostering Diversity in Teacher Preparation Programs” (2014) in Sleeter, Neal & Kumashiro (Ed). Addressing the Demographic Imperative: Recruiting, Preparing, and Retaining a Diverse and Highly Effective Teaching Force, published by Routledge. Her leadership roles with professional associations include President, Treasurer and Executive Council member for the Association of Global South Studies, Site Visitor and Councilor with the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP. She also served as board member for the Association of Middle Level Education (AMLE).

Academic Background

  • Doctorate

    • University of South Carolina, Columbia, United States
    • Doctor of Philosophy, Major in Educational Administration
  • Masters

    • University of South Carolina, Columbia, United States
    • Master of Education, Major in Educational Administration
  • Bachelors

    • University of Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria
    • Bachelor of Arts, Major in Educational Administration

Professional Interests

Teaching

Teaching: Educational Leadership, Multicultural Education and  Middle Level Education.

 

Research

Grant Writing

Curriculum development

Institutional, unit and program accreditations

Diversifying the teacher and leadership workforce

Human rights to education

 Brain Drain

 Higher Education in Sub-Saharan Africa

Hobbies/Interests

Doyin enjoys gardening, and travelling domestically and internationally, especially visiting her extended family who are spread across many cities in the US and in other countries.

Campus Events

Spectrum Fall 2022 Meetings

Spectrum Fall 2022 Meetings

December 6th, 2022

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Transfer and Adult Information Session

Transfer and Adult Information Session

December 6th, 2022

5:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Moonlight Breakfast

Moonlight Breakfast

December 6th, 2022

9:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Used Computer Sale

Used Computer Sale

December 13th, 2022

9:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Women’s Basketball vs. Fisk University

Women’s Basketball vs. Fisk University

December 13th, 2022

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

It’s a Wonderful Life: Live from WVL Radio Theater

It’s a Wonderful Life: Live from WVL Radio Theater

December 13th, 2022

7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Women’s Basketball vs. Goshen College

Women’s Basketball vs. Goshen College

December 16th, 2022

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Women’s Basketball vs. Lourdes University

Women’s Basketball vs. Lourdes University

December 17th, 2022

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Men’s Basketball vs. Siena Heights University

Men’s Basketball vs. Siena Heights University

December 17th, 2022

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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