Tiffany Wheatland-Disu

Tiffany Wheatland-Disu

Tiffany Wheatland-Disu
Adjunct Lecturer
Phone number: 
212.393.6322
Room number: 
Haaren Hall 221

Education

The New School, Graduate Program in International Affairs, New City York, New York

Master of Arts in International Affairs Concentration: Socio-Economic Development, December 2009

University of Ghana, Accra, Ghana

Coursework: Regional Development, Conflict in African States, Gender Studies, Aug 2003 - Dec 2003

University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa

Bachelor of Arts in International Studies; Political Science, December 2004

Concentration: International Relations

Bio

Prof. Tiffany Wheatland-Disu is a lecturer within the Department of Africana Studies at John Jay College of Criminal Justice where she teaches courses on economic development, crime and corruption in Africa. Her research interests include, economic development and entrepreneurship in Sub-Saharan Africa and poverty alleviation and social enterprise in developing countries.
 
As an experienced project manager, her work has focused on advancing social justice issues which promote equity and full inclusion of underserved communities in general and people of African descent in particular. Currently she chairs the Economic Development Committee for Bronx Community Board 7 where she works with the local businesses and city agencies to strengthen protections for local businesses and promote economic diversification, job training and local employment for Bronx residents.

Prof. Wheatland received Bachelor's degrees in International Studies and Political Science from the University of Iowa and a Master's degree in International Affairs from The New School.

Connect with her on Twitter at @OnNegritude or via email at twheatland@jjay.cuny.edu.