Robin Carter Appointed Dean at Sacramento State University in California

Robin Carter was named dean of the College of Health and Human Services at Sacramento State University in California. She has served as interim dean since July 2019.

“This is an exciting time to be in health and human services,” Dr. Carter said. “Our programs are at the forefront of the current healthcare crises and the anti-racism social movement. We are educating the future workforce and creating socially responsible citizens.”

Dr. Carter joined the faculty at Sacramento State in the late 1980s as a professor of social work. She also served as director of the graduate program, project manager of a child welfare-training grant, and associate dean of the college. Dr. Carter was the university’s inaugural interim executive director of diversity and inclusion and served as interim vice provost for faculty affairs.

Dr. Carter holds a master of social work degree from Sacramento State University. She earned a doctorate in public administration from the University of Southern California.

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