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About Samuel D Museus

Samuel D. Museus is Associate Professor of Higher Education and Student Affairs at Indiana University, Bloomington. He is also Founding Director of the National Institute for Transformation and Equity (nite.indiana.edu). Prior to joining Indiana University, he taught Asian American Studies and Higher Education at the University of Massachusetts Boston and was a faculty member in Higher Education at the University of Hawaii at Manoa and the University of Denver.

Museus has produced over 200 publications and conference presentations focused on diversity and equity, campus environments, and college student outcomes. He has published in a wide range of journals, such as the Harvard Educational Review, Journal of College Student Development, Journal of Higher Education, Research in Higher Education, Teachers College Record, and The Review of Higher Education. He has produced 10 books, including Creating Campus Cultures: Fostering Success among Racially Diverse Student Populations, Asian American Students in Higher Education, and Racism and Racial Equity in Higher Education. He is also creator of the Culturally Engaging Campus Environments (CECE) Model of College Success among diverse student populations. Museus has previously received several national awards in recognition of the impact of his scholarship, including the Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE) Early Career Award in 2011 and the NASPA George D. Kuh Outstanding Contribution to Research and Literature Award in 2014, and he has been featured in various media outlets such as NPR and the Boston Globe.

Museus is actively involved in several national associations, including the American Education Research Association, the Association for the Study of Higher Education, and NASPA Student Affairs Professionals. He serves on the editorial board of multiple journals, including the Journal of College Student Development, Journal of Higher Education, and International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education. He also consults with college campuses that seek to transform their institutions and cultivate more inclusive campus environments.

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Positions

Present Director of the Culturally Engaging Campus Environments (CECE) Project, Indiana University Bloomington ‐ Center for Postsecondary Research
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Present Associate Professor of Higher Education and Student Affairs, Indiana University Bloomington
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Curriculum Vitae



Research Interests

Diversity in Higher Education, College Campus Climate and Culture, College Student Success, Institutional Transformation, College Students of Color, Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in Higher Education, and Qualitative Methods, Quantitative, and Mixed-Methods

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Honors and Awards

  • 2014 National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA) George D. Kuh Outstanding Contribution to Research and Literature Award
  • 2014 American Educational Research Association (AERA) Multicultural/Multiethnic Education SIG Carlos Vallejo Exemplary Scholarship Award
  • 2011 Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE) Early Career Award
  • 2011 American College Personnel Association (ACPA) Outstanding Contribution to Multicultural Affairs Award
  • 2011 American College Personnel Association (ACPA) Multiracial Network’s Research of the Year Award
  • 2010 American College Personnel Association (ACPA) Asian Pacific American Network Outstanding Contribution to Research Award
  • 2009 American College Personnel Association (ACPA) Emerging Scholar Award
  • 2008 National Council on Student Development (NCSD) Dissertation of the Year Award

Courses

  • See CV

Education

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20042007 PHD, Penn State ‐ Higher Education
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20022004 MA, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities ‐ Higher Education
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Books, Monographs, Journal Special Issues (11)

Articles (26)