Dr. Lisa Bond-Maupin

Faculty Diversity Equity Fellow


Dr. Bond-Maupin joined then Humboldt State in 2017 as dean of the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences. Before retiring in 2022, she also served as interim provost and as special assistant to President Jackson, helping to shepherd strategic planning, the Cal Poly self-study, the Cal Poly proposal to the CSU and other assignments. Before coming to Humboldt,  Dr. Bond-Maupin served as the founding dean of the College of Social Sciences and Communication at the University of Arkansas, Little Rock. 

Dr. Bond-Maupin was a longtime member of the faculty at New Mexico State University where she taught in Sociology, Criminal Justice, and Women’s Studies. At NMSU she served as the director of the Women’s Studies Program, founding chair of the Department of Sociology, and associate dean of the College of Arts and Sciences. In that role she served as co-chair of the college diversity committee.

Bond-Maupin earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in sociology from the University of Missouri, and her Master of Social Work and a Doctor of Philosophy in justice studies from Arizona State University. Her research interests include race, culture, gender, and juvenile justice; connections between structural and individual violence in the United States; and art- and hip-hop-based youth development and prevention.  She has taught a wide range of courses in sociology, criminology, and juvenile justice and earned NMSU’s highest teaching award, the Roush Award for Teaching Excellence, for her commitment to service and experiential learning and dedication to the success of every student.

As a faculty member participating in the FERP program at Cal Poly Humboldt, Dr. Bond-Maupin teaches in the Criminology and Justice Studies major and is serving as an equity fellow managing the anti-racist network that is equity arcata.