St. Joseph College’s newest member is Dr. IAN BECKFORD, who is a former senior evaluation officer with the Academy for Educational Development (AED). He will be the director of Institutional Research and Assessment at the college, which has a campus in Clinton Hill.

An esteemed researcher with two masters degrees in addition to his doctorate in education, Beckford has worked as an adjunct professor at colleges including the University of Massachusetts at Boston Department of Counseling and School Psychology, Brooklyn College School of Education and the New School University Department of Urban Policy and Planning.