Brandon Bowden is the Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs at Florida State University (FSU). Dr. Bowden directly supervises Strategic Planning and Assessment, Information Technology, the Center for Leadership and Social Change, the Center for Global Engagement and co-supervises the Center for Academic Retention and Enhancement (CARE) along with the Dean of Undergraduate Studies. He serves as a liaison to Academic Affairs, provides leadership for the university's Black Male Initiative program, and also serves as a faculty member in the College of Educations Higher Education Masters program.
A three time alumnus, Dr. Bowden earned his bachelor's in exercise science from FSU in 2002, his master's in higher education administration from FSU in 2006 and his Doctorate of Education from FSU in 2014.His past experiences include serving as an Assistant and Associate Director in the Oglesby Student Union, as Dean of Students and also as a Title IX Director. Dr. Bowden also has experience in the areas of staff development, events planning and programming, policy development and professional development.
He is an active member in the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA), serving on the regional board of the organization for several years. His research interests include student engagement, Black male persistence, graduate preparation, and academic success.
Brandon Bowden, Ed.D
313 Westcott Building
Florida State University
Tallahassee, FL 32306-1340