Kamaro Abubakar, Ed.D.

Kamaro Abubakar
  • Kamaro Abubakar, Ed.D.
  • Associate Dean for Student Success, Community Living
  • Phone: 1-508-793-7510
  • Email: kabubakar@clarku.edu

Originally from Ghana, West Africa, Kamaro joined Clark University in June 2021 after holding the position of Assistant Dean of Students at Tufts University. Currently serving as Associate Dean for Student Success, Community Living, he supervises and provides strategic direction and leadership for a comprehensive residential system. Under his supervision are the Residential Life and Housing, Community Standards Office, and the Campus Ambassadors program. 

Kamaro earned his Doctorate from New England College in Higher Education Administration, his Master’s in Business Administration from Clark University, Master’s in Higher Education Administration from Loyola University in Chicago, and his Bachelor of Science from the University of Vermont. 

Kamaro is a passionate advocate for diversity, inclusion, and social justice. He is committed to ensuring all students find community and meaningful connections at Clark University. In 2015, Kamaro earned his certificate from the Social Justice Training Institute (SJTI, 2015) as a testament to his commitment in creating equitable and inclusive spaces for all. 

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