Louise Michelle Vital, PhD



Doctor of Philosophy

Higher, Adult, and Lifelong Education

  • Graduate Specialization: Latin American and Caribbean Studies
  • Graduate Certificate: International Development

Michigan State University | August 2015


Master of Arts

Student Affairs Administration
Michigan State University | May 2005


Bachelor of Arts

Sociology, African American Studies

  • Concentration: Social Policy

Simmons College | May 2000


Domestic Exchange

Atlanta Semester Program in Women, Leadership, and Social Change
Agnes Scott College | Spring 1999


Continuing Education

Selected, Council on International Higher Education (CIHE) Mentoring Program
Association for the Study of Higher Education | 2014, 2015

Selected, Council on Ethnic Participation (CEP) Mentor/Mentee Program
Association for the Study of Higher Education | 2013

Restorative Justice Training (certified)
Michigan State University | 2010

Intergroup Dialogue Facilitation
Simmons College | 2010

QPR Suicide Prevention (certified)
Michigan State University | 2010

Effective People Skills Workshop
Michigan State University | 2011

Social Justice Training Institute
Springfield, MA | 2008

Conflict Resolution (certified)
Office of the Attorney General of the State of Massachusetts | 2002


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