Steve D. Mobley, Jr., Ph.D., Associate Director
Steve D. Mobley, Jr. is a native of Washington, D.C. and has dedicated his life to enhancing the post-secondary educational experiences of minority students. Dr. Mobley, Jr. has extensive experience within the field of higher education, including most recently as an academic advisor within the College of Education and the Division of Letters & Sciences at the University of Maryland-College Park. He also has served the Washington, D.C. community as a college counselor and has spearheaded several higher education initiatives in conjunction with the Latin American Youth Center Upward Bound Program in Washington, D.C.
Mobley, Jr. earned his B.A. in communication and culture from Howard University, a M.S.Ed. in higher education management from the University of Pennsylvania, and a Ph.D. in educational policy and leadership with a concentration in higher and post-secondary education from the University of Maryland-College Park. His research focuses on both the historical and contemporary advancements of historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs). Specifically, he explores the student experiences of collegians who attend HBCUs. Mobley also has had the opportunity to present his research at national conferences. In his free time he enjoys trying new restaurants, attending live concerts, and traveling.
Advises Classes of 2017 & 2018, Last Names R-Z.