Assistant Professor, CCLDP
Dr. Tiffany Fountaine Boykin's professional higher education experiences include positions in both student affairs and academic affairs on community college and historically black campuses. Specifically, she has held administrative roles centered on leadership and management of enrollment and academic support services programs. In addition, she has had numerous teaching assignments at the undergraduate and graduate levels.
Currently, Dr. Boykin is a lecturer for the Community College Leadership Doctoral Program (CCLDP) in the Department of Advanced Studies, Leadership, and Policy at Morgan State University. She primarily instructs courses in educational research methods, quantitative and qualitative research design and analysis, and student development.
Dr. Boykin's research interests have focused on access, participation, and outcomes for students of color. Specifically, Dr. Boykin examines graduate education, particularly the role of HBCUs. In 2011, the American Educational Research Association's special interest group for multicultural/multiethnic education recognized Dr. [Fountaine] Boykin for her efforts in producing scholarship which advances multicultural and multiethnic education, and commitment to underserved communities. Dr. Boykin also serves on the editorial board for the Journal of Student Affairs Research and Practice, and as a reviewer for the Journal of College Student Retention and the Journal of Negro Education.
Dr. Boykin received a BA in Communication from the University of Maryland, College Park, an MS in Communications Management from Towson University, and a PhD in Higher Education from Morgan State University. She is currently pursuing a JD at the University of Baltimore School of Law. In the future, she hopes to couple her legal studies with higher education to advance policy and provide appropriate resolutions to many of the challenges associated with college student access, success, and outcomes, particularly for minority students