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Buchanan, Nina

Nina Buchanan EdD

Clinical Associate Professor
  • School of Education & Human Development

Nina Buchanan is a Clinical Associate Professor for the Ed.D. in Leadership for Educational Equity in Higher Education in the CU Denver School of Education and Human Development.

Nina has more than 20 years of experience in academic and student affairs. Her work included many areas, including residence life; summer bridge programs; federal TRIO programs; academic advising; and leadership roles in undergraduate academic support services and the office of the registrar. Much of her work focused on advocacy and belonging for historically excluded college populations. She previously served as an associate professor and coordinator of Higher Education programs at Wilmington University in Delaware.

Nina has been engaged with NACADA: The Global Community for Academic Advising for over 15 years, having served as a conference co-chair and coordinator for the mentoring program for the mid-Atlantic region. She is also involved with ACPA: College Student Educators International, and currently serves on the editorial board for the Research in Brief publication of the Journal of College Student Development. She is also involved with her local chapter of the American Association of University Women (AAUW), which promotes college attendance for women in the United States through civic advocacy and scholarships.

Nina holds a Doctor of Education from Widener University in Higher Education Leadership; a Master of Education from the University of Delaware in Student Affairs Practice; and a Bachelor of Arts in English from the University of Delaware.

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