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Zaneta Rago-Craft

Director, Intercultural Center

Advisor to the President on Diversity and Inclusion

President's Office
Student Center 202C

Zaneta Rago-Craft

Zaneta Rago-Craft, Ed.D., is the inaugural director of the
Intercultural Center and began her tenure at Monmouth in the summer of
2019. Previously, Rago-Craft served as the director for the Center for
Social Justice Education and LGBT Communities at Rutgers University–New
Brunswick. Originally from Long Branch, New Jersey, Rago-Craft graduated
in 2010 from the Ramapo College of New Jersey with a bachelor’s degree
in history and women and gender studies and a master’s degree from New
York University in higher education and student affairs administration
in 2012. She also holds an Ed.D. in education, culture, and society from
Rutgers University.

Rago-Craft has worked in
intercultural campus support for the last 10 years, including previous
roles with the New York University LGBTQ Student Center, the Center for
Multicultural Education and Programs at NYU, and Ramapo College’s
Educational Opportunity Fund program and Women’s Center. She has a
passion for infusing social justice education into her student affairs
work with a particular interest in facilitating conversations around the
intersectionality of multiple identities and oppression, art as
activism, feminism, anti-racism, mentoring, LGBTQIA+ representations in
the media, and multiracial experiences in a “check one box” world.