Shari Miles-Cohen, Ph.D.

Shari Miles-Cohen
Executive Director

Dr. Shari E. Miles-Cohen joined NCA as Executive Director in January 2022.

Having previously served as Senior Director of the Human Rights Team at the American Psychological Association, Dr. Miles-Cohen brings considerable academic, administrative, and executive leadership experience to this position. Prior to APA, Miles-Cohen led the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues, the Union Institute Center for Women, the African American Women’s Institute at Howard University, and the Women’s Research & Education Institute, and was a Congressional Fellow.

Miles-Cohen holds a Ph.D. in Personality Psychology from Howard University.