Gretchen Givens Generett, PhD
Gretchen Generett is a national leader in developing educators both inside and outside of the classroom. She has been instrumental in forming partnerships and networks for academic and community-based educational stakeholders that incorporate equity-focused curricula. A Duquesne faculty member since 2008, she has served as chair of the Department of Educational Foundations and Leadership, director of the University Council Educational Administration’s Center for Educational Leadership and Social Justice and holds the Noble J. Dick Endowed Chair in Community Outreach. A qualitative researcher, Generett's scholarship intersects traditional sociology of education, African-American studies and feminist studies with progressive concepts of justice that examine agency, empowerment and action.