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Regina Dixon-Reeves

Regina Dixon-Reeves is the Assistant Vice Provost for Diversity and Inclusion at the University of Chicago. In this role, she provides leadership for diversity and inclusion programs, initiatives, and strategic planning across the University. Previously, she served as the Executive Director of Diversity and Inclusion at the University of Chicago Medicine and Biological Sciences.

Regina is a past president (2009-2010) and current treasurer of the Association of Black Sociologists (ABS). She has also served as chair of the Professional Development Committee for ABS for 15 years. She is a member of the editorial board of Issues in Race & Society: An Interdisciplinary Global Journal, chair of the Minority Scholars Committee of the Midwest Sociological Society, and an executive board member of the Illinois College Access Network.

She has a Ph.D. in Sociology with a concentration in Higher Education from the University of Chicago. Her areas of expertise include mentoring of early career faculty and graduate students, strategies that increase academic productivity, and student support programs that increase college retention of first generation students. She also holds a B.A. in Journalism from Marquette University as well as an M.A. in Sociology from the University of Chicago.