DoVeanna Fulton, Ph.D.
College of Humanities and Social Sciences
One Main Building, Suite S1015
Telephone: (713) 221-8155
Scope of Responsibilities
At UHD, Dr. Fulton is the Chief Executive Officer of the College of Humanities and Sciences, which is the largest college at UHD with 244 full-time and part-time faculty, 19 academic programs and 1700 majors. She is also responsible for the College's three centers - Cultural Enrichment Center, Center for Public Deliberation and the Center for Critical Race Studies. In addition, Dr. Fulton oversees the Arts and Humanities, English and Social Sciences departments. She provides academic leadership to the College, manages its fiscal budget and resources and handles the College's human resources, which includes hiring, supervising, addressing personnel matters, awarding merit increases and, when necessary, terminating faculty and staff. Her responsibilities also include developing and maintaining external relations for community engagement and fundraising as well as managing the College's facilities.
Dr. Fulton earned her doctorate from the University of Minnesota and bachelor's degree from Wayne State University.
Dr. Fulton has 12 years of experience as a tenured/tenure-track professor in English and American Studies. She has also authored three books, numerous peer-reviewed articles and book chapters as well as acting as an anonymous/external reviewer for manuscripts and tenure dossiers. In addition, Dr. Fulton has five years of work experience as the Director of African American Studies, Director of Graduate Studies and as the Founding Chair of the Department of Gender and Races Studies at the University of Alabama. Her work experience also involves developing academic programs, managing budgets, advising and mentoring students, assessing programs and handling College-related human resources responsibilities.