Sonja Feist-Price

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Provost and Vice Chancellor For Academic Affairs, University of Michigan-Flint

Sonja Feist-Price, DRh, PhD, was appointed the provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs effective August 1, 2020. Dr. Feist-Price earned a Ph.D. from the University of Kentucky, Lexington, a D.Rh. from Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, her M.S. from Southern University, Baton Rouge, and a B.S. from McNeese State University, Lake Charles. She is a Licensed Psychologist in the state of Kentucky, a nationally Certified Rehabilitation Counselor, a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor in the state of Kentucky and a trained mediator. Dr. Feist-Price came to UM-Flint from the University of Kentucky where she served as the Vice President for Institutional Diversity. Her professorial tenure includes roles as a professor in the department of early childhood, special education, and counselor education at the University of Kentucky, and a visiting professor at the University of California San Francisco. Possessing an extensive history with externally-funded research, Dr. Feist-Price has authored numerous scholarly publications and made invited and refereed presentations at international, national, and regional conference venues. She has been the recipient of numerous awards acknowledging significant contributions to academic research and teaching.