Below I have arranged my writing samples by publication outlet type. These include: peer reviewed articles, books, book chapters, and co-authored op-eds. For samples of white papers, resumes and CVs, manuals, and reports, please email me at: meganncovington@gmail.com

The following are samples of my published writing. Feel free to access these using the links below.


Hilton, A.A., Gragg, R.D. III, Urisa, M.V., & Covington, M. (In Press). The One Florida Initiative: Reversing reverse discrimination. Lanham, MD: University Press of America, Inc., Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group.

Book Chapters

Covington, M. & Hilton, A. A. (2017). Advancing equity and diversity in student affairs: A festschrift in honor of Melvin C. Terrell. In J. Jackson (Ed). Advancing Equity and Diversity in Student Affairs: The Applied Scholarship of Melvin C. Terrell. Charlotte, NC: Information Age. Book available here

Lomotey, K. & Covington, M. (2017). Substantially Impaired Institutions: Opportunities and Strategies to Habilitate HBCUs, pp. 21-45. In Palmer, R. T., Maramba, D. C., Allen Ozuna, T., Arroyo, A. T., Boykin-Fountaine, T., & Lee,J. M. (Eds.) Exploring opportunities and challenges for leadership at minority serving institutions. New York: Routledge. (Edited book chapter, Book available here

Peer-reviewed Articles

Covington, M. (2017). If not us then who? Exploring the role of HBCUs on Black student engagement in study abroad. College Student Affairs Leadership, 4(1). Available online

Covington, M., Chavis, T., & Perry, A.  (2017). A scholar-practitioner approach to increasing persistence of minorities in STEM. Journal for Multicultural Education, 11(2), 149-159. Available online.

Book reviews

 Covington, M. (2018).  Professional Education at Historically Black Colleges and Universities: Past Trends and Outcomes. Studies in Graduate and Postdoctoral Education, 9(1), 91-94.Available online. 

Co-authored Op-eds

Hiring its own graduates could be key to HBCUs’ survival. Diverse: Issues in Higher Education, available online.

Increasing HBCU Retention: It’s the Small Things. Diverse: Issues in Higher Education, available online

The role of HBCUs in preparing students for graduate school at PWIs. Huffington Post, available online

Learning from HBCUs to increase mentorship and representation of Black women at PWIs. Huffington Post, available online

In efforts of protecting past clients’ sensitive information, samples of my copy-editing, literature reviews, white papers, manuals and research and evaluation reports are available upon request at meganNcovington@gmail.com


I have experience as a reviewer for the following peer-reviewed journals: Journal of the Professoriate, Journal of Research Initiatives, Journal of Negro Education, Journal of Multicultural Education. 

I have reviewed book chapters for: Information Age Publishing Company, Chance Lewis Series; Valleys of Hope: Campus Diversity Triumphs; and Underserved Populations at Historically Black Colleges and Universities: The Pathway to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion


Research and Evaluation Reports

Literature Reviews

Recommendation Letters


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