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Michael R. Beazley

Michael R. Beazley, Ph.D., is Director of Assessment at Loyola University Chicago. Beyond assessment initiatives in the Division of Student Development, Beazley is involved with Loyola’s NASPA Undergraduate Fellowship Program. Having worked abroad for five years, he is interested in increasing diversity among study abroad students and the role of study abroad experiences in students' development as socially responsible leaders. Beazley's dissertation focused on leadership development among African American undergraduate students at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and Predominantly White Institutions. His research interests include leadership development and study abroad, particularly within the HBCU context.