Office of the Provost

Wilson Hall, Room 205
371 Wilson Boulevard
Rochester, MI 48309-4486
(location map)
(248) 370-2190

Warren Whitaker

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Warren Whitaker
whitaker@oakland.edu
248-370-4628

Dr. Warren E. Whitaker recently completed his Ph.D. in Leadership Studies at the University of San Diego. His dissertation focused on the postsecondary transition experiences of students with disabilities. Prior to pursuing his doctoral degree, Dr. Whitaker worked as a school psychologist for six years in Phoenix, Arizona. He has taught undergraduate leadership and graduate education courses. Dr. Whitaker is a former Barbara Jackson Scholar and University of San Diego School of Leadership and Education Science Diversity and Barnhart scholarship awards recipient. His current research focuses on educational equity, including higher education disability experiences, identity disclosure, and special education policy discourse. He joins the School of Education and Human Services, Department of Organizational Leadership.