Increasing equity in college and career for Missouri students
Dr. Lover LM Chancler
Director of the Center for Multiculturalism and Inclusivity
University of Central Missouri
Dr. Lover Chancler serves as the Assistant Professor of Child and Family Development Program at the University of Central Missouri. She earned her Ph.D. from Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS. Outside of academia she worked as a Social Worker, Probation Officer, Program Director, and a Racial Justice Director. She has a Bachelor of Social Work from Kansas State University and a Master of Criminal Justice from Washburn University. Her research interests include racial socialization; role of social media on race relations in times of crisis; and the role Family Studies programs should play in ensuring cultural competency in the field. Dr. Chancler also serves as the Director of the Center for Multiculturalism and Inclusivity (The Center). The Center provides a place where people of all backgrounds, identities and perspectives feel welcome, secure, and included.