Dr. Erik Malewski
Chief Diversity Officer and Professor of Curriculum Studies
Erik L. Malewski is Chief Diversity Officer and Professor of Curriculum Studies at
Kennesaw State University. Prior to his appointment, Malewski was Associate Professor
of Curriculum Studies at Purdue University where he conducted research and taught
courses focused on diversity, multiculturalism, equity, and global issues in education.
Malewski has held leadership roles in national and international research organizations
and is well published in prominent journals and texts. He has worked in educational
equity, private industry, social service, and diversity consulting prior to his current
Originally from metropolitan Detroit, Malewski holds a doctorate in curriculum from
Pennsylvania State University, where he also earned a Master’s in Higher Education
Administration. His Bachelor’s in Interpersonal, Intercultural, and Organizational
Communication is from Loyola University Chicago.