Dr. Jean-Pierre Laurenceau-Medina works as Associate Director in the Office of the Vice President for Student Development, Multicultural Affairs and Disability Services at the University of Richmond. Additionally, he serves as Associate Adjunct Professor of Human Services at Reynolds Community College in Richmond, Virginia. Prior to his position at the University of Richmond, Jean-Pierre served as the Director of the Latino Living Center, a living-learning community, at Cornell University.
Jean-Pierre's scholarly and practical interests include multiracial/ethnic identity development, first generation college students, multicultural student retention, and international study abroad student experiences.
Jean-Pierre earned a doctoral degree in Higher Education Administration from Northeastern University. He received his master's degree in Counselor Education and Higher Education Administration, as well as his bachelor's degree in Psychology from The Pennsylvania State University.
Jean-Pierre was born in Queens, New York and is of Haitian and Ecuadorian descent.