RaJade M. Berry-James is an associate professor of public administration in the School of Public and International Affairs (SPIA) at NC State University. Jade has spent more than 30 years in higher education, having served as MPA Coordinator, PhD Coordinator, and Director of Graduate Programs for small, large, and research-intensive graduate programs. She is a consultant in higher education, specializing in assessment and accreditation. Her research and teaching focus on social justice and equity, program evaluation, and research methods. Jade's current work involves the evaluation of a North Carolina Farm to Early Care and Education initiative that connects local farms with local childcare centers to empower the development of community-based, equitable food systems. As an affiliated faculty member at the VCU Research Institute in Social Equity (RISE), Jade is also an equity consultant with Virginia Department of Emergency Management COVID-19 vaccination response.
Agriculture, Civil Rights and Liberties, Criminal Justice/Justice, Education, Gender Policy, Health Care, Housing, National Security, Nonprofit/Philanthropy, Poverty, Urban Affairs
Academic Faculty, Academic Administration, Board Governance, Change Management, Data Analytics, Grants Management, Performance Measurement, Strategic Planning