Jasmine Haywood, Ph.D.
Cadre 3 Technical Assistance Specialist
Midwest and Plains Equity Assistance Center 
  • Ph.D, Higher Education and Student Affairs (2016)
    Indiana University - Indianapolis
  • M.Ed., Higher Education and Student Affairs
    Indiana University - Indianapolis
  • B.S., Electronic Media, Arts, and Communications
    Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Secret Superpower: Telepathy
Dr. Haywood received her Ph.D. in Higher Education and Student Affairs at Indiana University. She is currently a lecturer in Educational Leadership at Indiana State University. Previously, she was the Managing Editor for the International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education (QSE). Dr. Haywood has worked as a researcher and student affairs practitioner in the areas of enrollment management, multicultural affairs, faculty development, and international affairs. Her research is concerned with centering the voices and experiences of marginalized racial and ethnic groups with the intent to foster equitable and inclusive environments in postsecondary education. Dr. Haywood has expertise in the areas of critical qualitative methodologies, Latino student experiences, Black student experiences, and racial frameworks. One strand of her research examines how Afro-Latino collegians experience race and racism in various institutional contexts. Dr. Haywood was named one of Ebony Magazine’s 2016 Power 100, was the recipient of the American Association of Hispanics in Higher Education (AAHHE)/Ford Fellowship, and the IU August and Ann Eberle Fellowship. She has presented her work at national conferences such as the Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE), the American Educational Research Association (AERA), and the Critical Race Studies in Education Association (CRSEA). She is originally from New York and in addition to her professional and scholarly responsibilities enjoys spending time with her son and husband.