Hasani Carter, PhD, MPH

Dr. Carter is currently the New Jersey EOF Statewide Director. He has served as President of the Educational Opportunity Fund Professional Association of New Jersey (EOFPANJ, Inc.).

Prior to his appointment within the OSHE, Dr. Carter served as the Associate Dean/Director of the Educational Opportunity Fund Programs at Seton Hall University where he managed Directorship over the Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) and the Pre-Medical/Pre-Dental Plus Program (PMPDPP). From 2009-2011, Dr. Carter served as the President of the Educational Opportunity Fund Professional Association of New Jersey (EOFPANJ) and now currently serves as the Immediate Past President and Advocacy Co-Chair.

Additionally, in 2009 he began serving as a member of the Tri-State Consortium of Opportunity Programs Executive Board and now serves as its President. He completed his doctoral studies in Higher Education Administration from New York University and is a proud graduate of a HBCU (Historically Black College and University) where he obtained a B.S. from Virginia Union University. Additionally, he holds a Master’s degree in Public Health from the Medical College of Virginia-Virginia Commonwealth University.

Areas of expertise: An examination in the disparities in healthcare, federal and state policy development, leadership issues, factors that influence student engagement and performance, as well as looking at issues of equity, access and opportunity in higher education.

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