Nadrea R. Njoku, Ph.D

Senior Research Associate

Dr. Nadrea R. Njoku is a senior research associate at the Frederick D. Patterson Research Institute (FDPRI) of UNCF. Njoku conducts empirical research related to guided pathways and student success, as well as support the evaluation of projects within the Institute for Capacity Building. She brings a critical race and feminist framework that is devoted to disrupting issues of race and gender within the post-secondary education context to FDPRI’s research agenda. She has worked across multiple functions of higher education—housing, student affairs, fraternity and sorority affairs, alumni relations, and evaluation.

Dr. Njoku is a graduate of Xavier University of Louisiana and holds a masters and doctorate from Indiana University.