Shatrela Washington-Hubbard, Ph.D.

Dr. Washington-Hubbard currently serves as the Swinton A. Griffith III dean and program director of human resource management programs for the College of Business & Communication at Brenau University. As dean of the College of Business & Communication, Washington-Hubbard is focusing on building strategic alliances to grow the college, differentiate the program offerings, and create programs that are regionally and nationally recognized.

Prior to her current role at Brenau, she instructed various business courses in the Technical College System of Georgia and served as the director of the Center for Entrepreneurship and Business Development. Washington-Hubbard has also worked as an educator in the Georgia Public School System and in corporate America as a human resources professional.

Washington-Hubbard’s research areas include entrepreneurial mindset, leadership development and women’s career development. She has presented her findings at regional and national conferences. Washington-Hubbard has volunteered for several organizations, including the Atlanta Children’s Shelter, where she facilitated computer training programs for parents seeking employment as they transitioned from homelessness to lifelong stability. Various boards have also benefited from her membership, with her longest tenure being with NGBC Educational & Community Services Inc. She is actively involved in several professional organizations and provides coaching and consulting services for various companies and professionals.