Director of the Davis Center
M.A. Michigan State University, Educational Administration
D.Phil Florida State University, Educational Administration
Patterson-Stephens, S.M. & Hernández, E. (In Press). Mi hermana mayor: Sista’ scholar bonds for Black and Chicana women in doctoral study. Equity and
Excellence in Education.
Lane, T.B., Patterson-Stephens, S.M., Foster Pierre, D., & Perez, E. (In Press). Examining relationships that matter: A qualitative study of Black women in doctoral education. Journal on College Student Development.
Patterson, S.M. (In Press). Pathways to higher education administration for African American women: A book review. The Journal of Negro Education.
Patterson-Stephens, S.M., Lane, T.B., & Vital, L.M. (2017). Black doctoral women: Exploring barriers and facilitators of success in graduate education. Academic Perspectives in Higher Education, 3(1), 1-35.
Griffin, K., Mwangi, C.A.G., & Patterson, S.M. (2017). The experiences of Black immigrant women transitioning into college: Moving in and moving through. In L. Patton Davis & N. Croom (Eds.), Critical perspectives of Black women in college (pp. 101-112). Sterling, VA: Stylus Publishing.
Cox, B.E., Reason, R.D., Tobolowsky, B.F., Brower, R., Patterson, S.M. & Luczyk, S. (2017). Lip service or actionable insights? Linking student experiences to assessment, accountability, and data-driven decision making in higher education. The Journal of Higher Education, 88(6), 835-862.
Patterson, S.M. (2016). Progression to womanhood: A framework on the identity development of Black American college women. Urban Education Research and Policy Annuals, 4(1), 65-81.