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Zabrina Epps, PhD - Fielding Graduate University. Washington, DC, US

Zabrina Epps, PhD Zabrina Epps, PhD

Student Trustee | Fielding Graduate University


Human and Organizational Development; Fellow, Marie Fielder Center; Fielding Board of Trustees


Dr. Zabrina Epps has been in the Human and Organizational Development (HOD) program at Fielding Graduate University since Fall 2014. She has served as a student member of faculty governance (Personnel and Faculty Development committee); and as a student anchor for new student orientation (NSO). Epps is also a fellow with Fielding's Marie Fielder Center for Democracy, Leadership and Education; and a collaborator and contributing thought leader with the Building Inclusion Council and Chesapeake Cluster in the Washington metropolitan area.

Dr. Epps brings years of higher education experience, public speaking skills, creativity, and expertise in governance and policy making to the design of future education systems, through inclusive collaborations, innovative idea generation and empowered action.

Industry Expertise (1)


Areas of Expertise (5)

Human and Organizational Development

Inclusive Collaboration

Idea Generation



Accomplishments (1)

Fellow, Educational Policy Leadership Program (professional)

(2011) Institute for Educational Leadership, DC

Education (3)

Fielding Graduate University: Doctoral Candidate 2019, Human and Organizational Systems

Fellow, Marie Fielder Center for Democracy, Leadership & Education (2018)

University of Maryland: MPM, Public Sector Financial Management 1995

Congressman Steny Hoyer Fellowship: First Recipient

Benedict College, Columbia, SC: BA, Political Science 1993

Summa Cum Laude UNCF/CitiCorp Fellow

Affiliations (6)

  • American Association of University Women : Member
  • National Academic Advising Association : Member
  • Toastmasters International : Secretary, Columbians Club, Laurel MD 2003-2008
  • Aunt Hattie's Place, Inc. : Fundraising and Expansion Committees 2000-2003
  • National Forum for Black Public Administrators : MD Chapter President 1999-2000
  • 21st Century Women Project, Maryland Women for Responsive Government 1998-2000