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Darrell Peterson

Associate Vice Provost for Graduate Student Services, Monmouth University

R. Darrell Peterson currently serves as Associate Vice Provost for Graduate Student Services at Monmouth University in West Long Branch, New Jersey. With over 20 years of experience in student affairs as a practitioner and educator, Darrell has served in a variety of functional areas including leadership development, graduate student life, multicultural affairs, and student activities. Darrell received a B.A. degree in Communication and a M.Ed. in College Student Personnel Administration from James Madison University (Harrisonburg, Virginia), and a Ph.D. in Educational Leadership & Policy with a graduate certificate in community college teaching from Iowa State University. His research interests include student leadership development, changing demographics, historically Black colleges and universities, and issues involving the exploration of race, ethnicity, privilege and power.