As an engineering ethics researcher, Donovan is focused on equitable opportunities for all to advance the whole of society.
Dr. Donovan Colquitt spent the early part of his career empowering scholars to unlock their ingenious through transformative learning experiences. Through this efforts, Donovan has taught students how to access postsecondary opportunities so they can achieve their dreams.
After earning his PhD in Engineering Education and MS in Technology, Leadership, & Innovation at Purdue University, he aims to become a integrity professional in the technology industry. Through community-driven research, he hopes to empower others to leverage their gifts, skills, and talents for co-liberation in such a way that sustains wholistic wealth for themselves, their family, and their community.
Before turning his focus on the intersection of engineering education, ethics and social justice, Donovan worked as an applications engineer for Carl Zeiss Industrial Metrology in Customer Education & Application Support. He also holds a BSE in Mechanical Engineering with a minor in Sustainable Engineering from the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor.
As a speaker, Donovan has led dozens of presentations designed to equip students with tools necessary to thrive as career-bound scholars and leaders inside and outside of school.
Outside of his academic and professional work, Donovan enjoys Tai Chi, producing music, and creative writing.