Nadrea Njoku, Ph.D., is a Senior Research Associate at the Frederick D. Patterson Research Institute (FDPRI) of UNCF (United Negro College Fund). As Senior Research Associate, Nadrea 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. A graduate of Indiana University's doctoral program in Higher Education and Student Affairs, she is popularly known as a member of IU’s Great 8. She has worked across multiple functions of higher education—housing, student affairs, fraternity and sorority affairs, alumni relations, and evaluation.
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