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Theda Douglas

Associate Vice President, USC Government Partnerships and Programs
Theda Douglas began her career as a high school teacher, and eventually joined the Los Angeles Community College District as an instructor, Associate Dean, Dean of Students and Interim Vice President of Student Services at Los Angeles Trade Technical College. She has always had a passion for helping low-income, first-generation, disadvantaged youth and her career has reflected this strong philosophy in the manage of a wide portfolio of programs including financial aid, disabled student programs (DSPS), extended opportunities programs and services (EOP&S), child development centers, student health centers, enrollment and admissions, CalWorks and TANF. She holds a doctorate in educational psychology and musical arts and an M.A. in musical arts, both from USC; a master’s in ESL from CSU-LA, and a B.A. from Pepperdine.

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