Advanced Studies Leadership & Policy
Dr. Chad Kee
Office: Banneker Hall 315
Dr. Kee has worked in the field of education to include elementary, secondary, and postsecondary levels for more than 20 years. He joined Morgan State University as an adjunct in 2011 and advanced to an Assistant Professor in 2019 as part of the Higher Education and Student Affairs faculty. The majority of his career has focused on identifying ways to improve the experiences and completion rates of underrepresented students with specific attention on racial minority groups, non-traditional students, veterans, and students with disabilities. He has extensive experience in curricular and co-curricular program design, implementation, and evaluation.
Dr. Kee served as a government employee for the Office of the State Superintendent of Education (OSSE) and the District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS) coordinating Career and Technical Education programs and managing grant funds for No Child Left Behind. Prior to government employment, Dr. Kee served as a student affairs administrator in higher education. During this time, he coordinated diversity and inclusion training for faculty and staff, taught first-year experience courses, managed living and learning communities, and implemented co-curricular learning opportunities. Dr. Kee has worked diligently to strengthen educational environments in order to create welcoming spaces and to promote student engagement.
In addition to his work experiences, Dr. Kee has served as an instructor at multiple higher education institutions teaching courses such as introduction to sociology, social change, higher education administration, diversity education, and student development theory. Currently, his higher education teaching interests includes topics such as history of higher education, politics and policy, governance and leadership, student affairs assessment, student development theory, and enhancing pedagogy. As an accomplished scholar, he was recently selected as a Leaders in Equitable Evaluation and Diversity (LEEAD) Scholar by the Annie E. Casey Foundation. Dr. Kee continues to participate in community service specifically related to preparing students to achieve their educational goals. Dr. Kee’s research areas and involvement include diversity, equity, and inclusion assessments; program evaluation; college and university leadership and governance; and advancing teaching and pedagogy.
Dr. Kee is actively involved with the American Evaluation Association, the Association for the Study of Higher Education, the ACPA-College Educators International, and NASPA-Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education where he is actively involved in presenting research and leadership opportunities.