Jaquet Dumas, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Division of Teacher Education

Phone: (909) 888-9977, Ext. 2269
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Jaquet Dumas, Ph.D., has a broad background in serving students and families. She has worked in both public and charter school settings. Dumas has worked in urban education for 14 years as both a classroom teacher and an administrator. The majority of her work has been in curriculum and program design for underserved populations. Dumas is passionate about research regarding African-American student achievement, particularly in the areas of curriculum and instruction. Throughout her career, Dumas has worked to challenge deficit thinking and the systems that perpetuate them. Her passion for research and educational reform were birthed while earning her doctorate degree. She enjoys working in the community with non-profits to approach all sides of development, beyond traditional education.


  • Ph.D. in Urban Educational Leadership, Claremont Graduate University
  • M.S. in Educational Psychology, Oklahoma State University
  • B.S. in Liberal Arts, University of Southern California


  • California Clear Multiple Subject Teaching Credential/CLAD Certification K-8
  • Oklahoma Clear Teaching Credential K-8

Academic Area

  • School of Education
    • Division of Teacher Education


  • African-American Student Achievement
  • Curriculum Design
  • Highly Effective Teachers
  • Positive Classroom Culture

Courses Taught

  • SPED 525/TEP 521 – Methods of Teaching Reading K-8
  • TEP 522 – Methods of Teaching Mathematics K-8
  • TEP 523 – Methods of Teaching Science K-8
  • TEP 524 – Methods of Integrating the Humanities
  • TESP 501 – Art of Teaching I
  • TESP 512 – Art of Teaching II

Office Hours

Mondays and Wednesdays, 2-4 p.m.

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