Juli Parker, PhD
Assistant Dean of Students / Director
Now in her 27th year at UMass Dartmouth, Juli has a BA in Theatre/Dance from the University of Maine, an MA in Women's Studies from the University of Alabama, and a PhD in Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences with a focus in Theatre and Women's Studies from the Union Institute & University. She is the recipient of the 2012-2014 UMass President's Office Roy J. Zuckerberg $100,000 Leadership Prize and 2012 YWCA of Southeastern Massachusetts Women of Distinction Award. She is a founding board member of WomensWork Theatre Collaborative in RI. She lives in Swansea, MA with two dogs, two cats and her spouse of 25 years. In her free time, she likes to act and direct at local theatres and re-hab vintage trailers.
Mitch joined the Center in the Spring of 2012 after more than 14 years at the UMassD Human Resources Department. Once upon a time, she worked at UMass Amherst in their Honors Program – now a College – and is very happy to be back among students. She lives in Fall River with her spouse of 30 plus years and 2 cats.