Dominique M. Brown, Ph.D.

Director, Participatory Research + Community Wellbeing


Dominique is a holistic educator and facilitator committed to dismantling systemic oppression by pursuing systems of care.

This ethos is carried into her facilitation practice and community work. She brings over 10 years’ experience teaching social change frameworks and facilitating critical dialogues. In 2022 she successfully defended her dissertation exploring Black women’s wellbeing in predominantly white institutions.


Her knowledge base includes, but is not limited to, the following frameworks, fields, and skillsets: 

  • co-design; 
  • qualitative research; 
  • participatory research; 
  • socio-cultural studies;
  • anti-oppressive community care (e.g. racialized trauma, somatic practice, and contemplative practice);
  • education, with a special focus on higher education 
  • community based organizations (CBO’s) and international non-governmental organizations (NGO’s); 
  • facilitation 


Dominique received her Ph.D. in Educational Leadership from Miami University, her MS in International Public Service from Depaul University, and a BA in Organizational Leadership from the University of Cincinnati. She is also a published academic, writer, traveler, and supporter of grassroots community organizing. For more information about Dominique, visit her website,

Creative Outlets: Dance, Exploring New Cultures, Being in Nature, Writing

Causes: Intersection of Racial Equity + Gender Equity, Decolonial Education Practice, BIPOC Centered Wellbeing

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