Assistant Professor and Executive Director of the McGovern Center for Leadership and Public Service
Dr. Alisha Vincent, executive director of the McGovern Center and assistant professor of nonprofit administration, began her work with DWU in 2013. She has a Bachelor of Science degree from Black Hills State University, a Master of Science degree in organizational psychology and development from Walden University, and an Education Doctorate in higher education administration from the University of South Dakota. Her academic research and experience involves nonprofit development and academic service-learning. Through the McGovern Center, Vincent leads research and programming related to food security and public policy in the U.S. and East Africa. Vincent is the founder and president of EEI Global, a nonprofit dedicated to education-based community development and she serves as a volunteer consultant for domestic and international nonprofits.