Inclusive Implementation Strategy Group
Assistant Coach, Women's Basketball
Daniel Barber is an Assistant Coach and Recruiting Coordinator with the Stetson Women's Basketball program here at Stetson University. Since 2014 he has been helping the women's basketball program in assets such as recruiting, player development, scouting, leadership developing and with the everyday needs of the program and Head Coach Lynn Bria.
During his tenure at Stetson, Barber was named the 2016-2017 Assistant Coach of the Year for the Hatter Athletic Department. He has been a part of three 20+ win seasons and three postseason appearances. In 2016-17, the Hatters won 26 games overall and captured the program's first-ever ASUN regular season championship. He works with and leads the Hatter guards, has helped coach ASUN Player of the Year Brianti Saunders and ASUN Freshman of the Year McKenna Beach.
Barber joined the Hatters from UNC Asheville, where he served as an assistant coach in 2013-14. Prior to his time at UNC Asheville, Barber served as a graduate assistant and team manager at his alma mater, the University of Florida.
- B.S., Nutrition with a Specialization in Dietetics, University of Florida
- M.A., Leadership Development with a minor in Sports Management, University of Florida
Associate Professor of English
Shawnrece D. Campbell, Ph.D. is the Founding Director and Program Chair of the Adult Degree Completion Program in Organizational Leadership, an Associate Professor of English, and an affiliate faculty member of the Africana Studies Program. She has a Ph.D. in English and an M.B.A. and has been teaching at Stetson University for 14 years. For the last eleven of those years, her research has focused on ethnomedical criticism, that is the exploration of traditional healing practices, including the use of food and spirituality, as depicted in literature.
Before becoming Director and Program Chair of the Adult Degree Completion Program, Campbell was the Director of the Africana Studies Program for nine years (2003-2012) and taught courses in Africana Studies, English and Gender Studies. Those courses focused on the importance of food in retaining one's cultural heritage as well as passing it on to the next generation; the intersectionalities of race, gender and class in U.S. communities, and the empowerment of women. Now that she teaches solely in the Adult Degree Completion Program, Campbell's courses will focus on leading diversity in the workplace, critical analysis and research and communication literacy.
- Ph.D., English, Kent State University
- M.A., English, Youngstown State University
- M.B.A., Business, Stetson University
- B.A., English, John Carroll University
Coordinator of Bonner Program & Social Justice Education
Luisa De Guzman is the Coordinator for the Bonner Program and Social Justice Education at Stetson University. In addition to being a proud Hatter, Luisa is also a proud Rollins Tar and UCF Knight, having graduated from Rollins College with a B.A. in English Literature in 2011 and an M.A. in Higher Education & Policy Studies from the University of Central Florida in 2016. Luisa has served as an AmeriCorps VISTA and Public Ally, having worked alongside diverse communities in Little Haiti (Miami, FL) and Central Florida. De Guzman’s personal and professional experiences at Rollins, UCF and Stetson have confirmed her desire to create programs that meet students’ educational and developmental needs. She looks forward to putting these concepts into practice in her new role with the Center for Community Engagement, working to empower and develop leadership and responsible citizenship in students who will use these skills to influence their campus community and beyond.
- M.A. Higher Education & Policy Studies, University of Central Florida
- B.A. English Literature, Rollins College
Administrative Support, School of Music
Maria Francis’ career spans a wide spectrum of jobs in not-for-profit organizations, from refugee resettlement advocate to volunteer coordinator to middle school writing coach. The common thread in her work is the satisfaction she finds in helping individuals and groups to flourish. Since 2013 she has been investing her skills and energy at Stetson, where she gladly manages a variety of support operations for the School of Music from her post at Presser Hall’s front desk. Although her one and only musical claim to fame is singing in the children¹s chorus with the Carpenters, the talented students and faculty of the School of Music generously embrace her as one of their own.
- M.A.I.S. Russian Studies, University of Washington
- B.S. Economics and B.A. Scandinavian Studies, University of California, Berkeley
C. Drew Macan, SPHR, SHRM-SCP
Associate Vice President for Human Resources | Deputy Title IX Coordinator
C. Drew Macan leads Stetson University’s human resources teams on both the DeLand and College of Law campuses and serves as a deputy Title IX coordinator. She is responsible for recruitment and staffing, University benefits, staff compensation, employee relations, and training and development. She has particular expertise in career development, interpersonal communication, and leading organizations through times of change. Macan has earned several senior certifications in human resources.
Over a long career in human resources and organizational development, Macan has held leadership positions in corporate banking and healthcare, in addition to experience in the manufacturing and the hospitality industries. Before coming to Stetson, she was the associate vice president for human resources at Middlebury College in Middlebury, Vermont.
Macan has held board positions for a number of professional organizations and has been active in her community, serving on the local United Way and humane society boards. She is particularly interested in environmental, social justice, and animal welfare issues. She and her husband John Murphy live in DeLand with their three dogs, Toby, Zephyr, and Savannah.
- M.A., Organization and Career Development, Vermont College of Norwich University
- B.A., Sociology, The Pennsylvania State University
Student of Chemistry
Luis Melecio-Zambrano was born in Caracas, Venezuela and is the proud son of immigrant parents. He began his post-secondary career at Northwest Florida State College, where he earned his A.A. with a focus in Biology. He is currently pursuing a B.S. degree in Chemistry at Stetson University with a research focus in Organic Chemistry and a minor in Music, hoping to pursue a PhD in Chemistry after graduating in 2018. He has sought to serve his University through several positions throughout his career at Stetson University, including as a Senator in the Student Government Association, a member of the Executive Vice President and Provost Search Committee, and as President of Unidos, Stetson's Latin American Student Association. Melecio-Zambrano looks forward to serving in his current position as a member of the Inclusive Implementation Strategy Group and welcomes any correspondence regarding the work done in the Group.
- B.S. Stetson University, Class of 2018
- A.A. Northwest Florida State College
Student Government Association President, 2016-2017
Alyssa Morley is a rising senior at Stetson University, hailing from the Tampa, Florida area. Joining the University's Student Government Association (SGA) in the Fall of 2014 as a senator, she has continuously enjoyed working on behalf of students through the organization. During her previous role as Vice President, the organization saw the implementation of a Diversity Committee and the success of legislative bills on topics such as gender neutral restroom signs and a call for restructuring the cultural credit system. Most recently, Morley attended the National Conference on Race and Ethnicity (NCORE), and she is excited to bring successful ideas and practices to the Stetson Campus.
- Political Science Major, History and Philosophy Minor, Class of 2018
Manager of Environmental Services
Jason Myree is the Director of the Environmental Services Department. He is responsible for the fiscal management and planning within the department and ensures that every building at Stetson is cleaned and sanitized for our students, faculty, and staff. Myree has a B.A. from Kentucky State University as well as a Master of Divinity and Doctor of Divinity from the Tennessee School of Religion. He lives with his wife Jauwana and is the father of eight children, the head coach of the AAU West Volusia Hatters football team ages 14 years and up, a veteran of United States Army, and a licensed and ordained minister.
- D.D., Tennessee School of Religion
- M.Div., Tennessee School of Religion
- B.A. Business Administration, Kentucky State University
Associate Professor of World Languages and Cultures (German) | Director of Gender Studies
Elisabeth Poeter, Ph.D., a native of Germany, came to the U.S. in 1975. She began her second educational career at Sacramento City College where she discovered her interest in foreign language and literature studies.
Poeter spent one year at the University of Barcelona as part of her undergraduate studies in Spanish before completing her final degree in German Studies at the University of California at Berkeley. She taught at UC Berkeley, Mills College and Bucknell University before joining the Stetson University faculty in the Department of World Languages and Cultures in 1995. During her tenure at Stetson University, she spent one year at the Pädagogische Hochschule (University of Education) in Freiburg, Germany where she taught courses on German women's literature and literature for children and young adults.
At Stetson University, she serves as director of the Gender Studies Program and as co-director of the university's summer program in Freiburg, Germany. She has been the recipient of the Jane Heman Language Professor Stipend and the William Hugh McEniry Award for Excellence in Teaching.
- Ph.D, German studies, University of California at Berkeley
- M.A., comparative literature, German and Spanish, University of California at Berkeley
- B.A., Spanish language and literature, University of California at Davis