Dr. Kedrick B. Perry joined the Center for Energy Efficient Electronics Science (E3S) as Director of Diversity and Outreach in June 2016. Previously, he was Director of the Ronald E. McNair Scholars Program at Suffolk University in Boston where he prepared underrepresented, first-generation, and low income undergraduate students for graduate study. Prior to Suffolk University, he worked in the Office of Graduate Student Diversity Programs at the University of Virginia where he was committed to the recruitment, retention, mentoring, and graduation of a highly talented and diverse graduate student population. He received his doctorate in higher education from the University of Virginia where he studied logic modeling in graduate student affairs. Dr. Perry also has a Master of Public Administration and a graduate certificate in nonprofit management from North Carolina State University and a BA in English from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.