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Joshua Tucker

Assistant Dean for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

As the Inaugural Assistant Dean for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion and Chief Diversity Officer for The University of Mississippi School of Law, Joshua Quinn Tucker develops and manages training programs for the School of Law, including but not limited to workshops, support groups, conferences, alignment of topics, and activities focused on specific issues to educate community members and student leaders on issues relating to diversity, equity, and inclusion and to foster a culture of belonging. He is a native of West Point, MS, where he graduated from West Point High School with honors in 2013.

Recognizing the importance of an education, he decided to further his education at the University of Mississippi. Beginning his sophomore year, he served as a Peer Leader and Team Leader with the Luckyday Scholars Program before transitioning to Retreat Coordinator with the Program. He graduated from the University of Mississippi in May of 2017 with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Bachelor of Business Administration in Management with an emphasis in Human Resources. Continuing his education, he started his legal journey at The University of Mississippi School of Law.

During the summer of 2018, he served as Legal Intern with the Department of Energy in California; and during the summer of 2019, he served as an Intern with the Department of Veterans Affairs. Josh graduated from The University of Mississippi School of Law in May of 2020. Attorney Tucker is licensed to practice in the State of Mississippi. In May of 2022, Dr. Tucker completed his Ph.D. in Higher Education at The University of Mississippi. His dissertation and research focused on the perceptions of Black law students regarding the barriers of access to public law schools located in the South.

He is a member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., where he currently serves as the Associate Director of Conventions and Meetings for the Southern Region of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.

Committee Memberships

  • Adjunct Review Committee (Law School Standing Committee)
  • Admissions Committee (Law School Standing Committee)
  • Appointments Committee (Law School Standing Committee)
  • Capital Campaign Committee (Law School Ad Hoc Committee)
  • Diversity Committee (Law School Standing Committee)
  • Luckyday University Scholarship (Undergraduate Application Selection Committee)