Maxine Antoinette Bradshaw, Ph.D

Maxine Antoinette Bradshaw

Title: Program Chair and Advisor Psi Chi, Lead Faculty
Company: Pillar College
Location: Newark, New Jersey, United States

Maxine Antoinette Bradshaw, Ph.D, Program Chair and Advisor Psi Chi at Pillar College, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in psychology and counseling.

Growing up in a single-parent household with financial difficulties, Dr. Bradshaw learned the value of sharing her success with others at a very young age. Matriculating at Howard University, she holds a Master of Business Administration, a Master of Education and a Doctor of Philosophy in business and psychology. She began her career in the corporate world, finding success but not fulfillment, and realized that she wanted to empower others through training, coaching and education.

Since 2015, Dr. Bradshaw has supported the faculty and student body of Pillar College as a professor of psychology and chair of the school’s psychology and counseling program. Additionally, she serves as president of the Caribbean Teachers’ Mission, a nonprofit organization offering resources and professional development support to teachers and administrators in the region. As faculty advisor for Psi Chi, the international honor society in psychology, she hopes to continue to inspire through mentoring and positive examples of success.

Today, Dr. Bradshaw is proud to work with underserved communities and to have the opportunity to initiate change on a social and individual level. She strives to leave a mark on each person she interacts with and guide others to find and chase their personal goals and motivations. As a part of her commitment to uplifting and enriching the community, she works closely with the Newark Regional Business Partnership, Somerset County Business Partnership, Somerset County Commission on the Status of Women and Newark Interfaith Alliance.

Notably, Dr. Bradshaw has been named one of the Global Forum for Education and Learning 2020 Top 100 Leaders in Education and Mental Health, as well as to Pillar College’s Faculty of the Year. She has also been presented with an award for community leadership from the Association of Mental Health and Developmental Disability. Dr. Bradshaw attributes her success to her faith and to the unique personal obstacles that she has overcome.

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