Graduated: 2009, Masters in Pan African Studies
Thesis title: A historical and critical analysis of "masking" as a significant behavior utilized by African American males as reflected in history and literature
Current Position: Stephanie holds multiple positions. She is a Special Education Teacher at Industry School at Rush. In addition, she is a professor at Keuka College and at FLCC.
Current Activities: Since graduating with her M.A degree in 2009, she later graduated from St. John Fisher in August 2010 with a M.S degree in Special Education. Stephanie is a dually certified teacher in English Language Arts and Special Education.
SU Experience: Stephanie notes that the academic rigor she experienced at S.U and in the PAS graduate degree program, in particular, provided her with a strong foundation in theory which she aplied in her studies at the University of Buffalo, SUNY in the English Education doctoral program. Stephanie will graduate February 2014, ahead of all the students in her present cohort in three and a half years. Stephanie maintains that this achievemnt would not have been possible if she had not attended Syracuse University. In appreciation to SU, Stephanie donates to the university each year.
Stephanie R. Dickerson, M.A., M.S. (Doctoral Candidate, University of Buffalo, SUNY)