Dr. Felicia Benton-Johnson

Dr. Felicia Benton-Johnson

Institution: Georgia Tech

  • Assistant Dean and Director, Center for Engineering Education and Diversity (CEED)

Dr. Felicia Benton-Johnson is the Assistant Dean in the College of Engineering at Georgia Institute of Technology where she directs the Center for Engineering, Education and Diversity (CEED). In that capacity, she oversees pre-collegiate development, recruitment, transfer programs and academic diversity initiatives as they relate to attracting, empowering, and retaining undergraduate and graduate diverse talent in engineering; as well as, cultivating a diverse engineering pipeline by building relationships with the K-12 arena. Dr. Benton-Johnson manages all undergraduate engineering transfer programs, provides guidance to students to assist them with their academic, social, and professional success, and works with development directors to secure funding for the College. Also, she is responsible for the management of three institutional programs – National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering (NACME), National Consortium for Graduate Degrees for Minorities in Engineering and Science, Inc. (GEM) and the Peach State Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (PSLSAMP).



Developing and Managing the “ARCs” of Transfer Partnerships: Agreements, Recruitment, Retention, and Curriculum