Maren Greathouse oversees all plans, curricular development, and implementation of educational initiatives on the Medford/SMFA campus communities to ensure that all members of the university community embody the virtues that of Tufts mission and ethos as a leader in social justice education and practice.
Ms. Greathouse was the inaugural Director of the Tyler Clementi Research Center at Rutgers University, and the founding Director at both the LGBTQ & Intercultural Resource Center at Rutgers University-Newark and the LGBT Student Development Program at Towson University. She holds a Master’s of Science degree in Social Responsibility from St. Cloud State University, a program grounded in the study of social identity politics, structural oppression, and the social responsibility of individuals, organizations, governments and the private sector.
She is currently a doctoral candidate in the Rutgers University Graduate School of Education, studying in the Higher Education Ph.D. track. Her research interests include equity and diversity, student affairs praxis and class dynamics in higher education.