Dr. Margaret Everett is Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs at Lesley University. Prior to beginning this position in July, 2018, Dr. Everett served as Interim Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs at Portland State University, where she spent over 20 years in various faculty and administrative roles, including Dean of Graduate Studies, and Vice Provost of International Affairs.
She earned doctorate and master’s degrees in anthropology from Yale University, and has a bachelor’s degree in Latin American studies from Smith College.
Dr. Everett’s research interests include health policy, health promotion and cultural dimensions of health and healing. She has conducted community-based participatory research with Latino communities in Oregon regarding food access and healthy communities. She has also published numerous articles about health and social change in Oaxaca, Mexico. Dr. Everett’s service on community boards and committees includes the Healthy Eating Active Living Coalition with the Multnomah County Health Department, the Genetic Research Advisory Committee of Oregon. She also served as a member of the executive board of the Western Association of Graduate Schools, and as a trustee of the World Affairs Council of Oregon.
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