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Jorge Burmicky, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Howard University; Faculty Affiliate, Belk Center


Jorge Burmicky, PhD (he/him/él) is a scholar-practitioner with over twelve years of professional experience in the areas of admissions, housing and residence life, student activities, and diversity and community engagement. He earned a Ph.D. in Educational Leadership and Policy from the University of Texas at Austin in May 2020.

Jorge currently serves as an Assistant Director of Research and CBTA Development at Project MALES, a research and mentoring initiative committed to advancing equitable educational outcomes for boys and men of color. This Fall 2021, Jorge will join Howard University as an
Assistant Professor of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies.

Jorge’s research applies equity-driven and social justice-oriented theories and frameworks focused on People of Color (PoC) in education to study the following areas: (a) racially minoritized executive leaders in higher education, particularly presidents/chancellors at public/regional institutions, community colleges, and MSIs; (b) policies and practices that support the educational outcomes of Latino men. Jorge relies on qualitative and quantitative research methods to frame his research agenda, and his work has been featured in the Journal of Applied Research in Community Colleges, the Community College Review, and the Professional School Counseling journal.

Jorge grew up in Caracas, Venezuela and moved to rural Indiana after the military coup attempt of 2002. He is a member of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), the Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE), the American Association of Hispanics in Higher Education (AAHHE), and the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA).