- Moise Baptiste, Ph.D.
- Moderator: Student Panel
- Executive Director, Student Affairs, UTC & Global Director of Educational Affairs, Haitian-American Caucus
- Dr. Moise (Mo) Baptiste currently serves as the Executive Director at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and the Global Director of Educational Affairs for the Haitian-American Caucus. Dr. Baptiste has served as the Instructor of Record at both Miami University (OH) and Ithaca College (NY) where his courses included: Education and Society, Youth Culture, Resistance and Education, Social and Cultural Foundations in Education and The Mis-Education of Haiti. Dr. Baptiste’s research agenda explores how traditional leadership and organizational theories have been conceptualized and the intricate ways in which these theories are used to maintain systems of domination. Dr. Baptiste is the creator of the Leadership from the Margins Theory, which assumes social conflict theory rather than systems theory and, he has identified characteristics that make up these marginalized leaders. Dr. Baptiste also researches the identity formations and performances of males throughout the African Diaspora. Dr. Baptiste’s credentials include an Associate of Arts degree from Kemper Military Academy, a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications and a Master of Science degree in Business Education from Robert Morris University and a Ph.D. from Miami University in Social Foundations in Education.
Student Panel Discussion – MOCS Fly Together: Building Community at UTC
Panelists: Jordan Roberts, Nina-Simone Edwards, Jawaad Sheikh, and Myles Patton
This panel discussion brings together students from diverse backgrounds to share their perspectives on the concept of building community among the UTC student body. What are the opportunities and challenges, what has worked or failed, and what does inclusion mean from a student’s perspective? These and other questions will be addressed.