Sean Hudson

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Harry S Truman College, City Colleges of Chicago

Sean Hudson (he/him) is currently Executive Director – Strategic Initiatives at Harry S Truman College, one of the City Colleges of Chicago. In this role, he oversees the college’s research, evaluation, and strategic initiatives and serves as the point person for strategy development. He is also a part-time lecturer at the University of Chicago – Crown Family School of Social Work, Policy and Practice, where he teaches a research statistics course to master candidates.

Mr. Hudson is a native of Bessemer, Alabama, and former foster youth – having grown and emancipated from the system. During his time in Alabama, he advocated for more robust support for current and foster youth entering college and emancipating those from the system. He also strongly advocated for strong equity-conscious policies for Black and LGBTQ+ students. For this work, Sean received the Realizing the Dream Horizon award in 2011 from the University of Alabama (UA). He has his Bachelor of Social Work from UA and his Master of Arts in Social Service Policy and Research from the University of Chicago.