As a first generation African American male from Charlotte, NC, he understands the unique challenges facing students. Having been educated in public schools through college, he has a commitment to access, affordability, and equity in higher education. His experience as Student Body President and University Trustee at North Carolina State University led him to seek a career in higher education. Dr. Anthony has taught at both two and four year schools, led hundreds of workshops to thousands of students and practitioners on a range of topics, including African American student success, leadership development, diversity and inclusion, assertive communication, team development, program management, and creating and managing change within the environment.
Dr. Anthony is published in the areas of African American male success in college and in leadership pedagogy. He currently has an adjunct faculty appointment at both Loyola University Chicago and the University of Louisville. He has worked with the LeaderShape© Institute, the American Student Government Association, and several colleges, universities, and businesses in the U.S. He has traveled abroad in the Caribbean and Southeast Asia to teach and lead international service projects, and is committed to thinking globally as he does his work. Dr. Anthony lives in Rochester, MN.