Dr. Tiffany Halsell will join the CFAES Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion on December 13 as the Multicultural Student Inititiaves Director. Dr. Halsell comes to us from the Office of Greaduate and Professional Admissions where she assists applicants with navigating application questions and fiding programs which fit their career goals.
Dr. Halsell earned her Ph.D. in 2017 from the College of Education and Human Ecology where her research focused on exploring the impact of campus culture and campus climate on the participation rates of Black undergraduate women in high-impact student engagement practices. She has a Master of Education degree in Executive Human Resource Development and Bachelor of Liberal Arts, both from Xavier University, Cincinnati. Tiffany also earned a certification in Coaching Teens & College Students with ADHD from JST Coaching and Training which has been instrumental helping coach neurodiverse students towards making positive life outcomes.
Dr. Halsell has been with OSU since 2011 where she started her career in the Office of Diversity and Inclusion, then moved to the Graduate School. Prior to working in Graduate Admissions, she worked as graduate coordinator in the Department of Human Sciences and the Department of Art. Known for her candor, relationship building and generous spirit, she is passionate about helping others recognize and utilize their strengths. Outside of work, she enjoys nurturing her plant collection and spending time with family and friends.