Joseph Martin Stevenson is the new vice president for academic affairs and chief academic officer at the Chicago School of Professional Psychology. The school is private graduate school devoted exclusively to the study of psychology and the behavioral sciences. It enrolls about 1,600 students and Blacks make up approximately 13 percent of the student body.
Dr. Stevenson was a special assistant to the president at Little Priest Tribal College in Winnebago, Nebraska. Earlier in his career he served as provost, senior vice president, and chief operating officer at Mississippi Valley State University and provost and vice president of academic and student affairs at Jackson State University in Mississippi. He is the author or co-author of 13 books including Hear and Now: Desk Guide for Administrative and Academic Decision Making With Higher Education Action Research (Academic Press, 2013).
Dr. Stevenson holds two master’s degrees from California State University, Sacramento and a master’s degree and a doctorate in educational policy management from the University of Oregon.