About Us

justin adkins
Associate Dean, Director of the IDEAS Center
jadkins@allegheny.edu
Unusual Combinations: Transgender / Racial Justice Organizer / Motorcycle Enthusiast

justin is originally from San Diego, CA and has lived all over the world including Texas, Oregon, Massachusetts, Vermont, Zimbabwe, and India. justin has over 20 years of experience in life coaching, leadership and social justice based education in not-for-profit, educational, and religious organizations. justin is passionate about learning and liberal arts education. He earned both his bachelor’s and masters degrees from Marlboro College in Vermont and came to Allegheny after working for eight years at the Williams College Davis Center. If justin isn’t at work you will probably find him on one of his motorcycles, fly-fishing or organizing his community to fight racism and injustice.