Courtney Jones-Carney, DPA, MBA


Executive Director, Intercultural Leadership and Engagement

Director, Intercultural Center

Instructor and Program Director, Intercultural Leadership Graduate Certificate

Instructor and Program Director, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Leadership MS

School Affiliation

Graduate School


  • Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion


Dr. Jones Carney focuses many of her efforts on advancing student success and the development of cultural competencies to inform professional practice. Additionally, she challenges students, faculty, and staff to critically examine themselves and the ideals that they hold about others while understanding the role of oppression in the formation of policy, practices, and procedures in institutions and systems. She continues to hold a leadership role in administering, analyzing, and sharing the findings of the UMB Student Climate for Diversity Survey and serves as an ex-officio member of UMB’s Diversity Advisory Council. Dr. Jones Carney’s research areas of interest include the impact of microaggressions, intercultural development, and the relationship between acts of discrimination on campus climate and employee engagement. She is an alumna of Morgan State University and completed her doctoral studies in public administration at the University of Baltimore. Her dissertation examined the relationship between exposure to racial and ethnic microaggressions and employee engagement.

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This information was last updated May 17, 2023.