Dr. Dessie Clark is the Associate Director for Program Assessment and Research Collaboration for the ADVANCE program at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Dr. Clark completed her PhD in Community Sustainability at Michigan State University. Dr. Clark’s research interests are broadly related to increasing quality of life for survivors of sexual and domestic violence. More specifically, Dr. Clark is interested in exploring the use of neurofeedback therapy in survivors who have experienced a traumatic brain injury.
Dr. Clark’s most recent publication reflects on institutional equity in response to COVID-19 and suggests strategies and best practices to support faculty, particularly faculty with marginalized identities, during the pandemic.