Sean Corlett

Name pronunciation: shAWn cORR-let | Pronouns: He/Him/His

Sean Corlett serves as chief of staff within NYU's Office of Global Inclusion, Diversity, and Strategic Innovation (OGI). He began his career in the non-profit and public education sectors, working as a consultant for a youth NGO in Nicaragua and as an advocate/college access counselor and special educator in New York City. Before NYU, Sean worked at the New York City Department of Education as chief of staff to the inaugural First Deputy Chancellor and chief of staff to the Deputy Chancellor for Specialized Instruction and Student Support (i.e., special education), serving NYC's 1.1 million students and their families with a core focus and function on advancing inclusion, equity, and access across the system. In his role as chief of staff within OGI, Sean directly supports and advises the senior vice president for Global Inclusion and Strategic Innovation, collaborates closely across the Office's senior leadership team, and works with partners throughout the University. Sean earned his Bachelor of Arts in African-American Studies and Public Policy from Wesleyan University and his Master of Science in Education from CUNY-Hunter College.