OCCRL Staff and Affiliates

Chiquita S. Brown



Children's Research Center
51 Gerty Drive
Room 122
Champaign, IL 61820

Chequita S. Brown

Research Assistant

Chequita S. Brown is a doctoral student in the Department of Education Policy, Organization & Leadership with a concentration in higher education. Her research interests center on the lived experiences of minoritized populations in higher education, specifically college access and retention, student engagement and development, and educational equity and diversity. Ms. Brown’s professional experience includes postsecondary administration, instruction, and course and program development.  


  • Ph.D. Student, Education Policy, Organization & Leadership at Illinois
  • M.S.; English Studies, Illinois State University
  • B.S.; Sociology, Illinois State University

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