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Barbara L. Jackson Scholars

Barbara L. Jackson Scholars


  • Doctor of Philosophy, Higher Education Administration
    College of Education, University of Florida, 2017
  • Juris Doctor, Intellectual Property
    State University of New York at Buffalo Law School, 2005
  • Bachelor of Arts, Honors Spanish; Minor in International Translation
    Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University, 2001


  • Education Pioneers Fellowship (Intern for Operations)
    Newark Legacy Charter School, Newark, New Jersey, 2015
  • Education Pioneers Fellowship (Special Assistant to the General Counsel)
    Victory Education Partners, New York, New York, 2014 - 2015
  • Specialist in Student Rights and Responsibilities, Office of Student Affairs
    Southern Illinois University Carbondale, Carbondale, Illinois, 2011 - 2012
  • Assistant Dean for Student Affairs
    Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University, Orlando, Florida, 2008 - 2010
  • Graduate Assistant, Office of the Provost
    University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, 2007 - 2008
  • Alumni Fellow and Doctoral Candidate
    University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, 2006 - 2008; 2012 - 2016
  • Staff Attorney for Agency for Healthcare Administration
    State of Florida, Tallahassee, Florida, 2005 - 2006
  • Intranet Webmaster for Business Services
    State University of New York at Buffalo, Amherst, New York, 2002 - 2005
  • Assistant University Webmaster
    Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University, Tallahassee, Florida, 1999 - 2002

Volunteer Activities

  • Pledge 5 Foundation
    Gainesville, Florida, 2012 - 2013
  • YMCA
    Orlando, Florida, 2009 - 2010
  • Walker/Ford Community Center
    Tallahassee, Florida, 1998 - 2001

Research, presentations, & publications

  • Heatley, Neverson. (2012). A Look at the Conduct Participation Rates of Black Males at Southern Illinois University, Carbondale (institutional report). Southern Illinois University.
  • Heatley, Neverson. (2016). Analyzing Minority Enrollment at American Bar Association Accredited Law Schools Between 2004 - 2012 Using Feedback Loops (pending revisions). University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida.
  • Heatley, Neverson. (2009). Bar and Academic Performance of Graduates from 2005 - 2008 (institutional report). Florida A&M University.
  • Heatley, Neverson. (2007). Gratz, Grutter, and the Future of Higher Education (keynote presentation). Florida Education Fund McKnight Doctoral Fellowship Summer Meeting.
  • Heatley, Neverson. (1999). Hip-Hop in Translation: An examination of the “hidden messages” in rap music (presentation). Southern Regional Honors Programs Conference.
  • Heatley, Neverson. (2001). My Collegiate Life through Poetry (presentation). National Association of African-American Honors Programs Conference.
  • Wood R. Craig, Deziree Elliot, Carlee Poston Escue, and Neverson-Anyjah Heatley. (2008). North Carolina School Boards Association v. Moore: A Decision Without a Solution. ELA Notes.

Articles & interviews

  • Axtman, Peter. (Dec. 3, 2014). Why People Already Support a Team That’s Never Played a Game. Hudson River Blue.
  • Dantica, Kimberly. (Feb. 27, 2009). College of Law Offers Knowledge, Insight and Networking Strategies on Minority Day. The FAMUAN.
  • Heatley, (Neverson) Anyjah. (Feb 14, 2002). Lewis’ Indecisiveness Sours Presidential Search for Some. The FAMUAN.
  • Unattributed. (2001). Fraternity Aims to Bring Diversity to Campus: Sigma Lambda Beta Colony First of its Kind at a Historically Black College, University. The FAMUAN.
  • Heatley, (Neverson) Anyjah. (1997). Thank You For Opportunity To Go To College. The FAMUAN.
  • Unattributed. (Jan. 18, 2008). Tom Dana Selected New Associate Dean, College of Education. University of Florida News.
  • Unattributed. (Aug. 30, 2012). Grape Stompin’ 2012. Gainesville Sun.
  • Zborek, Ashley. (Jan. 30, 2012). Students face the impact of drinking. Daily Egyptian.

Honors & Awards

  • Barbara L. Jackson Scholar
  • Florida A&M Presidential Honors Scholar
  • Honors-in-the-Major Award Recipient
  • McKnight Doctoral Fellow
  • University of Florida Alumni Fellow


  • Alpha Phi Alpha International Fraternity, Inc.
  • American Bar Association
  • Association for Education Finance and Policy
  • Hispanic American Law Students Association
  • Jessup Moot Court
  • National Black Law Students Association
  • National Latino Law Students Association
  • Sabor Latino Latin Dance Group
  • Sigma Lambda Beta International Fraternity, Inc. (Chapter Founder)
  • The Third Rail (NYCFC Supporter’s Group)
  • UB Law Moot Court Team

I have tested on Myers-Briggs as between ENTP and IFTJ.  Some information regarding my "personality type" is below.  Fun to listen to.