Jocelyn Boryczka


Jocelyn Boryczka

Professor of Political Science
Dean, College of Liberal Arts & Education

Jocelyn Boryczka
Contact Info:
Campus: McNichols Campus
Building: Briggs
Room: 120
Phone: 313-993-3250
Jocelyn Boryczka


  • Ph.D., The Graduate School, University Center of the City University of New York (CUNY)
  • M.A., Wayne State University
  • B.A., The College of William and Mary


Jocelyn M. Boryczka joined the University in Aug. 1, 2022 as dean of the College of Liberal Arts & Education. Boryczka most recently served as vice provost for Scholarly and Inclusive Excellence at Fairfield University, a Jesuit Catholic institution in Fairfield, Conn. Prior to becoming vice provost, Boryczka served as associate vice provost for Scholarly, Creative and Community Engagement at Fairfield University. She began her career at Fairfield as a visiting assistant professor and advanced to professor of Politics and chair of the Politics Department. She holds a Ph.D. in Political Science and a Certificate in Women’s Studies from The Graduate Center, The City University of New York (CUNY), a Master of Arts in Political Science from Wayne State University and a Bachelor of Arts in Government from The College of William and Mary.

Boryczka served as editor and co-editor of New Political Science: A Journal of Politics & Culture and has written two books about women’s education. She has received the Martin Luther King Jr. Visions Award, the Connecticut ACE Women’s Network Award for Distinguished Academic Woman in Higher Education Leadership and the Alpha Sigma Nu Best Teacher of the Year Award.