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Dr. Jameco McKenzie (He/Him/His) Jameco Mckenzie (he/him/his) is an international student affairs educator from Nassau, The Bahamas. Dr. McKenzie has worked at NC State for nearly five years and is the Director of Multicultural Student Affairs. In this role, he leads a talented team of professional and student staff in researching, designing, and implementing culturally relevant activities that promote the academic success, retention, and graduation of students, emphasizing students from historically underrepresented, underserved, and marginalized populations.


He previously worked as a Residence Life Coordinator and co-directed the Black Male Initiative living-learning village at NC State. Additionally, Dr. McKenzie teaches courses on Leadership in African-American communities and Foundations of Cultural Competence at NC State. He is a Staff Senator, past chair of the NC State Staff Senate Diversity and Inclusion Committee, and current parliamentarian for the Staff Senate. Additionally, Dr. McKenzie is an active Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, INC member.

Dr. Jameco McKenzie holds a bachelor’s degree in Mass Communications and a Master of Education in Higher Education - Student Affairs. He also earned a doctorate in organizational leadership from Gardner Webb University. He’s completed a graduate certificate in Counselor Education at NC State and a graduate certificate in Anti-Racism in Urban Education at UNC-Charlotte. He believes that equity, inclusion, and critical thinking are critical components of a thriving community and strives to create those experiences in all the work and spaces he is a part of.


Dr. McKenzie is passionate about creating space for students to belong and thrive and has done doctoral research on these topics. He is an avid foodie and traveler and enjoys good vibes.

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