Chamblee Consulting Services
Personal, Professional and Organizational Solutions




MARQUITA T. CHAMBLEE, PhD
(248) 850-7722
E-Mail: mtchamblee@chambleeconsulting.com



Summary of Skills and Abilities

A lifelong learner and multifaceted educator with over 30 years of higher education experience, possesses strong skills in
  • Verbal, written, and interpersonal communication
  • Workshop development and delivery on a variety of topic areas
  • Program design, implementation, and evaluation
  • Teaching and curriculum development
  • Leading multicultural outreach initiatives
  • Workshop development and delivery on a variety of topic areas
  • Creating learner-centered educational communities
  • Administration, budget management, and strategic planning

Educational Background
  • 1993
Doctor of Philosophy, Agricultural Education
The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA
  • 1982
Master of Science, Animal Industries
The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA
  • 1979
Bachelor of Science, Animal Science Purdue University,
West Lafayette, IN

Professional Experience

February 2015
to Present
Associate Provost for Diversity and Inclusion
Chief Diversity Officer,

Wayne State University, Detroit, MI
November 2002
to Present
Independent Diversity Consultant and Life Coach.
Chamblee Consulting Services, Berkeley, CA
October 2012
to January 2015
Director, Office of Diversity, Inclusion and Multicultural Education George Mason, Fairfax, VA
November 2007
to March 2011
Director of Dismantling Racism Program,
Pacific School of Religion. Berkeley, CA
August 2005
to January 2007
Assistant to the Dean/Diversity Outreach Consultant,
College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (CANR),
Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI
April 2003
to July 2005
Director of the Office of Diversity and Pluralism
College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (CANR),
Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI
September 2000
to March 2003
Director of the Bailey Scholars Program,
and Assistant to the Dean for Special Projects,

College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (CANR),
Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI
January 1993
to September 2000
Director for Undergraduate Diversity,
Office of Academic and Student Affairs, and Assistant Professor,
College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (CANR),
Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI
August 1992
to July 1993
Visiting Scholar, Martin Luther King-Rosa Parks-
Caesar Chavez Program,

Institute of Agricultural Technology, College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI
August 1989
to July 1992
Assistant to the Vice President for Student Affairs,
Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, PA


Courses Taught

2010 Pacific School of Religion, Berkeley CA, “Engaging Race and Racism Ministries and Congregations,” a three-credit hour elective course in Religious Studies.

1999-2003 College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Michigan State University, Bailey Scholars Program Core Courses: ANR 210 (Foundations in Connected Learning, Spring 1999), 310 (Connected Learning I, Fall 2001), 311(Connected Learning II, Spring 2000, Fall 2000) and 410 (Connected Learning Applications, Spring 2000, Fall 2001)

1997-1999 College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Michigan State University, ANR 110 Issues and Ideas in Agriculture and Natural Resources: Tools for the Journey

1995-1998 Agricultural and Extension Education Department, College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Michigan State University, AEE 101 Learning Leadership and Communications in Agriculture and Natural Resources


Professional Activities and Awards

2007 Completed 10 month Co-Active Leadership Training, The Coaches Training Institute

2006 Completed 116 Units of Coach Training, The Coaches Training Institute

2006 Certified Educator, Holistic Management International

2004 All-University Excellence in Diversity Award, Michigan State University

2000 Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society Team Excellence Award for Interdisciplinary Scholarship, Bailey Scholars Program

1995 Dean's Merit Award, College of Agriculture & Natural Resources

1992 Honorary Membership, Minorities in Agriculture, Natural Resources and Related Sciences (MANRRS) for outstanding dedication


Publications

Chamblee, M. T. (2012)  “On Becoming Allies: Opportunities and Challenges of Creating Alliances Between White Women and Women of Color in the Academy.”   In K. L Dace (Ed), Unlikely Allies in the Academy: White Women and Women of Color in Conversation New York: Routledge

Chamblee, M. T. ,et al (2012)  “What Makes Cross-Race Alliances Unlikely.”   In K. L Dace (Ed), Unlikely Allies in the Academy: White Women and Women of Color in Conversation New York: Routledge

Chamblee, M. T. (2003) Leadership and the Changing Face of Agriculture. Abstract. NACTA Journal 47 (4): 63. (Also presented at the 2003 Conference of the North American of Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture.)

Chamblee, M. T. and R. Rutherford (2003) Enhancing Leadership and Decision-Making in Agriculture and Natural Resources: A Holistic Approach. Abstract. NACTA Journal 47 (4): 73. (Also presented at the 2003 Conference of the North American of Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture.)

Jones, M. C. (1998) Getting Started: How to Design and Implement Undergraduate Diversity Initiatives in Your College of Agriculture and Natural Resources.
Abstract. NACTA Journal 42 (2): 14.

Jones, M. C. (1998). Creating Partnerships to Enhance Diversity in the Agriculture and Natural Resources Workforce. Abstract. NACTA Journal 42 (2): 15.

Jones, M. C. (1998). Maintaining Efforts to Support Diversity in Agriculture and Natural Resources: Why It's Still Important. Abstract. NACTA Journal 42 (2): 15. Wilkie, C. and M. C. Jones(1996). Academic Benefits of On-Campus Employment to First-Year Developmental Education Students. In R. Kincaid (Ed). Student Employment: Linking College and the Workplace. National Resource Center for the Freshman Year Experience Monograph Series No. 23: 79-89.


Summary of Selected Activities and Accomplishments

  • Completed 116 hours Coach training through The Coaches Training Institute, completing introductory and four core courses in curriculum. Completed the CTI Co-Active Leadership Program, 10-month leadership development program: March through December 2007.
  • Completed the Certified Educator Program of Holistic Management International (participated in two year intensive training program from December 2002 to April 2005.) Certified January, 2006.
  • Certified to administer and interpret the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) personality type profile.
  • Served as panel reviewer for USDA Higher Education Challenge Grant program in 2003 and 2006, as well as USDA Tribal Extension Grant program in 2002.
  • Served as Diversity Scholar for the Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching and Learning, NSF-funded, multiple institution project focused on enhancing diversity in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) disciplines, 2004 academic year.
  • Served as a participant in a "National Roundtable on Cultural Diversity, Agricultural Sciences and Colleges of Agriculture." Part of a Kellogg Foundation-supported "Food Systems Professions Education" (FSPE) initiative sponsored through the University of Minnesota, 2003
  • Served for three years as a University Council member for AgrowKnowledge, the National Center for Agriscience & Technology Education.
  • Trained as a facilitator for Multicultural Self-Awareness workshop offered through MSU Extension. Training provided by VISIONS, Inc., nationally recognized diversity consultants