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Reginald Blockett

Reginald Blockett, Ph.D.

  • Assistant Professor

Phone: 334-844-3022
Campus Mail: 4096 Haley Center
Office Location: 4096 Haley Center
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Academic Areas

Higher Education Administration

Short Bio

Dr. Blockett is Assistant Professor of Higher Education Administration at Auburn University. He advices masters and doctoral students research, and teaches courses on college student development, higher education history, and intersectionality. His research centers on Black sexual cultures and queer of color worldmaking in postsecondary contexts. His scholarship has been published in Higher Education: Handbook of Theory and Research, International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education, Western Journal of Black Studies, and Urban Education. Reginald is a proud native of Detroit, where he first learned the value of family, community, education, and social justice.

Professional & Educational Experience

  • Ph.D. in higher education, Indiana University - 2018
  • M.Ed. in higher education, Iowa State University - 2009
  • B.A. in sociology, Saginaw Valley State University -2007
  • Assistant Professor of higher education, Grand Valley State University 2018 - 2022
  • Visiting Assistant Professor of higher education, University of Connecticut 2017 - 2018
  • Research Assistant at Center for Postsecondary Research, Indiana University 2012 - 2017
  • Associate Instructor of gender studies, Indiana University 2015 - 2016
  • Residence Life Coordinator, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey 2009 - 2012

Research Interests

  • Queer of Color Critique

  • Intersectionality

  • Critical Ethnography

  • Doctoral Socialization