Portrait of Roxie J. Patton

Roxie J. Patton

Director of Social Justice, Inclusion, and Conflict Resolution (SJICR), Rowan University

With nearly 12 years of experience at a variety of institutions, Roxie has worked to support diverse students, faculty, and staff through innovative programming and educational opportunities. In 2018 they received the Omicron Delta Kappa Campus Impact award for their work serving undocumented students and students with disabilities. At Rowan University Roxie leads the SJICR team as they work to support the identity development, academic success, and college completion of all who seek to be educated at Rowan. A true practitioner of intersectionality, Roxie works to infuse the voices of multiply marginalized people into all that they do. They have been active in social justice movements around anti-racism, sexuality, gender/identity, disability, fat, class, and religion for over a decade. They are also a certified conflict mediator and intercultural communications specialist.