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Denise Pearson

Denise Pearson

Vice President, Academic Affairs and Initiatives, State Higher Education Executive Officers (SHEEO)

Denise Pearson is Vice President, Academic Affairs and Initiatives at State Higher Education Executive Officers (SHEEO). Collaborating with chief academic officers at state agencies of higher education and other policy organizations, Denise produces research, analyses, recommendations, and reporting on a variety of policy areas including educator preparation, educational equity, historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) and other minority-serving institutions, and adult learners including incarcerated populations.  Her postsecondary credentials include a Ph.D. in Administration & Supervision of Education from Marquette University, M.A. in Conflict Resolution from the University of Denver, and B.A. in Human Services from Pace University.