PresenterPhotoAli Martin Scoufield currently serves as the Associate Dean of Students, Community Standards & Advocacy at Cleveland State University.

Ali has worked in higher education for over sixteen years in various functional areas within student affairs including equity, residence life, service-learning, and Title IX. She has facilitated nearly 100 regional and national presentations focusing on inclusion, advocacy, and policy development.

In this role, she oversees CARE Management, Community Standards, the Lift Up Vikes (LUV!) Food Pantry & Resource Center, and Student Wellness. She holds a BA in History from Western New England University, a MS in College Student Personnel from Miami University, and a MLS in Human Rights and Social Justice from Southern Methodist University. Ali is currently working on her PhD in Urban Education Policy from Cleveland State University.

When not working, she is an avid reader, traveler, and passionate about community service. She is a long-term volunteer for food insecurity and the Girl Scouts.