Undergraduate Institution: University of South Carolina
Graduate Institution: University of South Carolina
Photo Credit: Winthrop University
Dr. Takita Felder Sumter is the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Winthrop University. Prior to that, she served as the Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs and a Professor in the Department of Chemistry. Her research has focused on understanding the biochemical processes involved in cancer initiation. Dr. Sumter has also served on the National Science Foundation’s advisory committee for the Biology directorate and the presiding council for the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB). She is also a founding organizer of the ASBMB Interactive Mentoring Initiatives for Grantsmanship Enhancement (IMAGE) program.