Available Keynote Presentation:
Preparing Your Heart and Mind for Racial Reconciliation
Racial Reconciliation begins within. Is your heart prepared to love everyone, as biblically commanded? We will explore how to prepare your heart and mind for racial reconciliation.
About LaToya Burrell:
LaToya Jones Burell, JD, MBA serves as Dean of Graduate Education and Accreditation at North Central University. Her career has included practicing law and teaching and leading in higher education. She is licensed to practice law in Louisiana and Minnesota and her practice areas have focused on bankruptcy, mass torts, complex litigation and business consulting.
At North Central University she has taught several courses including business law, Christian leadership & ethics, and international business. She also teaches oral advocacy and serves as the coach for the American Mock Trial Association’s (AMTA) NCU Mock Trial Team. She has a passion for teaching, leading, mentoring, and coaching others and sincerely believes that leadership and success start with truly understanding who we are and who we belong to. She also serves as a Higher Learning Commission Accreditation Peer Reviewer, the NCU’s Higher Learning Commission Academic Liaison Officer (ALO), and has served as a Title IX adjudicator. During law school she was involved in several organizations, including the Moot Court Board, the Journal of Race, Gender & Poverty, and the American Trial Lawyers Association’s Mock trial team.
She has a passion for social justice and her research and writing interests have included Americans with disability law, leadership, ethics, and higher ed law. She recently wrote a book on racial reconciliation which was released in November 2020.