Doctoral Student, Higher Education and Student Affairs Graduate Assistant, Higher Education and Student Affairs Program

About Tamika

Tamika N. Smith (she/her) is a current Ph.D. student studying Higher Education and Student Affairs at Indiana University – Bloomington. Originally from Riverside, California, she received a master’s degree in College Student Affairs at The Pennsylvania State University and a master’s in Applied Biblical Studies from Moody Bible Institute. She received her bachelor’s degree in Interpersonal Communication from Michigan State University. Her primary research interests are on creating successful and impactful social justice training techniques for minoritized populations. Before returning to school to do her doctorate, Tamika worked professionally in Student Affairs in various areas, including residence life and multicultural affairs. Tamika serves as the graduate assistant for the Higher Education and Student Affairs program.