Lissa Stapleton

Staff

Sue Rankin

Sue Rankin

Stefani Bjorklund

Stefani Bjorklund

Genevieve Weber

Genevieve Weber

Emil Cunningham

Emil Cunningham

Dan Merson

Dan Merson

Mitsu Narui

Mitsu Narui

Dian Squire

Dian Squire

Lissa Stapleton

Lissa Stapleton

Becky Crandall

Becky Crandall

Alexandrea “Alex” Davenport

Alexandrea “Alex” Davenport

Jason DeRousie

Jason DeRousie

Jason Garvey

Jason Garvey

Annette Marie Hestres Garcia

Annette Marie Hestres Garcia

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Jean-Pierre Laurenceau-Medina

Kadian McIntosh

Kadian McIntosh

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Emily Nkosi

Julie A. Del Giorno

Julie A. Del Giorno

Andrea Perkins Nerlich

Andrea Perkins Nerlich

Allison Subasic

Allison Subasic

Kenjus T. Watson

Kenjus T. Watson

Stephanie Danette Preston

Stephanie Danette Preston

Jordan S. West

Jordan S. West

Alphonso Walter Grant

Alphonso Walter Grant

Rodney Hughes

Rodney Hughes

Janet Brubaker

Janet Brubaker

Maryann Stassen

Maryann Stassen

Kristine Subasic Nichols

Kristine Subasic Nichols
Lissa Stapleton
Senior Research Associate

Dr. Lissa D. Stapleton is an Assistant Professor in Deaf Studies at California State University Northridge. She previously taught at the University of Southern Mississippi in the Higher Education Student Affairs program. Her research and publications primarily interrogate issues of environment, equity, and access for Deaf students, faculty, and staff with a particular interest in the intersections of race, gender, and sexual orientation. She is also interested in racialized mentoring and disability broadly. Stapleton has been actively involved in committees, presenting, and leadership within the Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE) and ACPA—College Student Educators International for several years.

Prior to pursing her doctorate, Stapleton worked in residential life and for Semester at Sea. She earned her Ph.D. in Education with an emphasis in Higher Education and Social Justice and a minor in Women’s Studies in 2014 from Iowa State University. She was the recipient of the 2015 Melvene D. Hardee NASPA Dissertation of the Year award and runner up for the American Association for Blacks in Higher Education Dissertation of the Year award. She received her Master’s in Science and Education in College Student Personnel from the University of Dayton and Bachelor’s degree from Wright State University in Social Work and a minor in African and African-American Studies.