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Faculty Spotlight | Dr. Ericka Covington

Covington Published Monday, December 21st, 2020

Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Ericka Covington

Meet Dr. Ericka Covington, assistant professor of management and marketing, in Coppin State University’s (CSU) College of Business. 

Covington is a dynamic business expert and an accomplished leader with a wealth of expertise in leading national marketing initiatives for a major Fortune 500 company. Her interest in leadership sparked her drive to explore and determine the quintessential qualities of a leader that motivate staff to perform. Her research interests include police leadership, sustainable businesses, social justice and leadership, and ethical leadership.  

Her previous research has focused on leadership and motivation within the Baltimore City Police Department. She has published several articles including, How the Utilization of Technology Enhances Teaching and Learning in Various Environments (Face-to-Face, Online, and Hybrid) and Leadership Styles Do Matter: A Look at Patrol Officers in Baltimore City.  

While at CSU, Covington has developed two courses and currently serves as faculty senate president. He has also served on numerous of committees including Faculty Pay Equity Workgroup Committee, Faculty Senate Strategic Planning Workgroup, Commencement, Chaired Student Advisory Council, President of Delta Mu Delta Honor Society, Academic Integrity Committee, Faculty Onboarding Committee, and more.

She earned her doctorate in Business Administration with a concentration in leadership in June of 2012 from the University of Phoenix.  Prior to completing her doctoral work, she received her master’s degree in Criminal Justice from Coppin State University in 1998 and attended the University of Maryland College Park where she received her Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice Administration in 1992.

Covington is the owner of ENS Management Consultancy, a consulting firm that specializes in management training and development.  She is a reviewer for the Eastern Academy of Management and is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.