Joyce A. Caldwell, Ph.D.
Associate University Provost
Dean of Adult Professional and Graduate Studies
Associate Professor of Human and Organizational Systems
Joyce A. Caldwell earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Secondary Education—English from the University of Wisconsin—Milwaukee. While working in a church in education and youth ministries, she earned a Master of Arts degree in Education—Curriculum and Instruction from Marquette University. She served as executive director of a non-profit organization for twelve years, developing resources and facilitating adult groups around the country on issues of diversity and structural racism. With that experience in hand, she returned to school and earned both a Master of Arts degree in Human Development and a Ph.D. in Human and Organizational Systems from Fielding Graduate University, with a Concentration in Transformative Learning for Social Justice. She began teaching at Ottawa University as an adjunct in 2005. She began as a full-time faculty member at OU-Wisconsin in 2007, teaching courses in the liberal arts, adult education, and ethnic relations. She has since served the University as Dean of Instruction for the Wisconsin campus, Associate University Provost, Accreditation Liaison Officer, and Academic Dean of Adult Professional and Graduate Studies (APGS).
Joyce lives in the Milwaukee area with her husband. They have two adult sons. When she is not working, she enjoys reading, talking with friends, biking, cross-country skiing, and traveling.
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