Dominique Battle-Lawson

Assistant Director of Student Support

Title: Assistant Director of Student Support

Academic Degree:
M.A. Elementary Education, University of Connecticut


Dominique Battle-Lawson is a Ph.D. student at the University of Connecticut in the Curriculum in Instruction Department (EDCI) in Reading Education. She graduated with her Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education in 2009 and a Master of Arts in Curriculum and Instruction in 2008, both from UConn. She taught children as an elementary teacher for seven years, adults at the college level as a developmental-English instructor at a community college for two years, and high school English in a TRIO program for four years.

Her research interest includes literacy evaluations of the systemic and structural bias for marginalized communities in public education, specifically within literacy and formative assessments within the U.S. She seeks to promote methods of education that seek new opportunities for marginalized students.

Currently, she is the Assistant Director of Student Support at UConn’s Neag School, where she assists students in their growth and development by constructing meaningful educational plans that are compatible with their life goals. She is a member of various professional organizations, including the National Academic Advising Association (NACADA), the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE), and the Network Improvement Community (NIC). Battle-Lawson also serves as an advisor of Leadership in Diversity (LID), a student organization focusing on; increasing diversity in education, and as an advisor for the Neag School’s Teacher Education Student Association (TESA), an organization for all Neag School teacher preparation students.


UConn Advising Network
AACTE Networked Improvement Community (NIC), UConn

Dominique Battle-Lawson
Contact Information
Phone860 486 1903
Mailing Address249 Glenbrook Rd, Unit 3064 Storrs, CT 06269-3064
Office LocationGentry 322