Kerry Charron

kerry charron

Dr. Charron's curriculum vitae [PDF]


Kerry Charron is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Master Educator Course and Higher Education Administration Programs. She holds a Doctorate in Education in Higher and Postsecondary Education from Teachers College, Columbia University, a Master of Professional Studies in Human Relations from New York Institute of Technology, a Masters of Arts in English from Western Connecticut State University, and a Bachelor of Arts in English from State University of New York at Albany. She serves as the Internship/Professional Project Coordinator for the Higher Education Program. She began her career teaching undergraduate composition and literature courses, and since then she has held administrative, research, and faculty positions. Dr. Charron has worked at a wide range of public and private higher education institutions mainly teaching nontraditional student populations. These institutions include a historically black college, a Hispanic-serving institution, two community colleges, an online institution serving military students, and an Ivy League university. Her research interests include diversity in higher education, military learners, curriculum design, and online teaching and learning. Dr. Charron serves as a book reviewer for the Journal of African American History.

Educational Background

  • Doctor of Education in Higher and Postsecondary Education, October 2009
    Teachers College, Columbia University-New York, NY.
  • Master of Professional Studies in Human Relations, May 1999
    New York Institute of Technology-Central Islip, NY.
  • Master of Arts in English, May 1995
    Western Connecticut State University-Danbury, CT.
  • Bachelor of Arts in English, May 1990
    State University of New York at Albany

Professional Memberships & Activities

  • National Association of Academic Advising
  • Association of Florida Colleges, Florida Keys Community College Chapter President
  • College Board Advanced Placement English Literature Exam Reader
  • Book Reviewer for The Journal of African American History
  • Scorer for the Graduate Record Exam (essay component)
  • American Educational Research Association

Professional Awards

  • 2016-2017 | 2017-2018 Faculty Favorite
  • 2015 Unsung Hero Award, Association of Florida Colleges
  • 2012 National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Scholar Program
  • 2006 Anna Neumann Student Research Award, Teachers College, Columbia University


  • Book review of Schoolhouse Activists: African American Educators and the Long Birmingham Civil Rights Movement, by Tundra L. Loder-Jackson. The Journal of African American History.104.1 (2019): (162-164).
  • Book Review of Shirley Chisholm: Catalyst for Change. Lives of American Women. Ed. Carol Berkin. Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 2014. The Journal of African American History. 102.4 (2017): 554-556. Print.
  • Bridging Literature and Composition: An Anthology. Edited by Kerry Charron, Nancy Long, and Jontoinette White, Eds. Mason, Ohio: Cengage Learning, 2008.
  • "'Lights Just Click on Everyday’: Academic Preparedness and Remediation" in Defending the Community College Equity Agenda. Co-authored with Dr. Dolores Perin. Edited by Thomas Bailey & Vanessa Smith Morest. Johns Hopkins University Press: 2006.