Pamela Felder -- Author and Educator

Current Work

Consulting Services

Diversity Program Development and Implementation

Diversity Consultant Opportunity Examples:

University of Pennsylvania, School of Dental Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
Humanistic learning project for exploring student perceptions of school climate.  Co-Principal Investigator with J. Gluch and J. Lipton. Consultation Grant.

Drexel University, LeBow School of Business, Philadelphia, PA

Institute for Strategic Leadership for The City of Philadelphia, Diversity and Inclusion in Leadership Module for the Leading for Change:  A Fellowship Program for Leaders for Public Service. Consultation Grant.

Upcoming presentations: 1) Making a case for McNair and its support for historically marginalized doctoral students, American Educational Research Association, New York, NY. 1) Business Meeting for the American Educational Research Association Special Interest Group for Graduate and Postdoctoral Education across the Disciplines, New York, NY.

Research on Issues of Race and Culture in Graduate Education

Development and Implementation of Cultural Wealth Practices and Strategies in Higher Education


Speaking Services

Dr. Felder’s speaking services focus on diversity to address the following issues:

  • The doctoral student experience for historically marginalized student (specializing in the African American experience)
  • Diversity in higher education
  • Educational pipeline towards doctoral degree completion and transition into the professoriate
  • The community college experience for historically marginalized students
  • Black Doctorates Matter initiative

Contact Dr. Felder about speaking opportunities ›


Current Projects

Making a case for McNair and its support of historically marginalized doctoral students

(Co-author Nicole Norfles, Council for Opportunity in Education)


Cultural Wealth Project 816:  On Willingboro and Wellington

(An Auto-Ethnographic Story-Telling Project)


Critical Issues Facing Black/African American Doctoral Students Attending Predominantly White Institutions


Black Doctorates Matter, Founder


To inquire about having Dr. Felder speak at your event or inquiring about her services, please contact her.

To read Dr. Felder’s blog, #blackdoctoratesmatter, please click here