ASEC: Our Team
Yerodin Lucas, Ph.D.
ASEC Advisory Board Member
Interim Director of Institutional Equity and Inclusion and Title IX Coordinator
Areas of Expertise: creating better pathways to educational access, educational ecology, issues surrounding equity and inclusion for students of color, service learning
Yerodin Lucas currently serves as the Interim Director of Institutional Equity and Inclusion and Title IX Coordinator at Marywood University, located in Scranton, Pennsylvania.
Yerodin holds a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science and International Relations from Arcadia University, a Master’s degree in Education from Temple University, and he recently earned his Ph.D.in Administration and Leadership from Marywood University. His research interests include: creating better pathways to educational access, educational ecology, and issues surrounding equity and inclusion for students of color attending predominantly White colleges and universities.
Yerodin is an up-and-coming scholar who has presented at several key conferences, as well as conducted workshops focused on Black male student persistence in higher education, and creating programs to establish an effective high school to college pipeline for marginalized student populations. He comes from a background in k-12 teaching, and he utilizes that experience to build connections and understanding of college expectations with many first- generation students and their families.
Yerodin is a native of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, but currently resides in Scranton, PA. He has traveled and worked in Canada, Europe, and Asia.