picture Chavella T. Pittman, PhD is an Associate Professor of Sociology at Dominican University. Her research interests and expertise include higher education, interpersonal interactions & marginalized statuses, and research methods & statistics. Some of her teaching publications include “Race and Gender Oppression in the Classroom: The Experiences of Women Faculty of Color with White Male Students” (Teaching Sociology 2010) and “Exploring How African American Faculty Cope with Classroom Racial Stressors” (The Journal of Negro Education 2010).


Dr. Pittman provides support and accountability coaching to those who want to teach well, but much more efficiently. Additionally, she offers consultation services to academics who feel their classroom dynamics and evaluations are impacted by marginalized statuses (e.g. race, gender, sexual orientation, etc.). Chavella is also available to give on-campus lectures and workshop on these same topics.