NYU Steinhardt News

Doctoral Student Spotlight - Nikki Youngblood

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Nikki Youngblood, Candidate for the Doctor of Education in Higher Education Administration, was recently selected to serve as Associate Dean for Pre-Professional Advising and Adviser to the Senior Class at Barnard College. Formerly Nikki directed the college's Academic Success and Enrichment Programs, a suite of state and institutional funded opportunity programs aimed at supporting students underrepresented in higher education.

Nikki shared, "While this is a shift in my portfolio of work, this is an ideal opportunity to increase my reach in the overall success of students at the college." Nikki is in the final stages of her dissertation research.