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Sophonie Bazile

Coordinator Online Student Support & Community, OMBA
College of Business, Room 398
(502) 852-4820
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Before working for the Online Programs Office in the College of Business at UofL, Sophonie was a teaching assistant (TA) and PhD student in the Department of Geography at the University of Kentucky. She was a TA for courses ranging from the environment to health geographies to immigration. With a passion for diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging, Sophonie is involved in various organizations that further these goals at the university, including the College of Business Diversity & Inclusion Committee, the UofL Commission on the Status of Women, the UofL Black Faculty/Staff Association, and the UofL LGBTQ+ Faculty/Staff Association. Additionally, she enjoys working on editing projects in her spare time. She is a freelance copyeditor and edits undergraduate theses for seniors, dissertations for doctoral candidates, and even research briefs for university research centers.


  • MA (Women's, Gender & Sexuality Studies) University of Cincinnati, 2014
  • BA (International Studies/Affairs ) Bethune-Cookman University, 2011

Awards & Honors

Commissioner of the Year

Commission on the Status of Women

Leadership Accelerator

Leadership Louisville Center

Society of Collegiate Leadership and Achievement

University of Kentucky

Inclusive Pedagogies Graduate Learning Community

University of Kentucky

Graduate and Professional Student LGBTQ* Research Grant

University of Kentucky, Office of LGBTQ* Resources

Recent Research & Publications

Curriculum Vita

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