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Gerica Brown

Assistant Dean for Inclusive Excellence Strategic Initiatives


School of Engineering: Office of the Dean


Email: Gerica Brown
Phone: 937-229-3120
Kettering Laboratories Room 565 B


Since June 2016, Dr. Gerica Brown has been with the University of Dayton Diversity in Engineering Center leading the Multi-Ethnic Engineers Program. Prior to her time working at UD, she had accumulated 9 years of service working in various Engineering and Supply Chain roles with GE Aviation, including working as a Process Engineer and Operations Manager at engine assembly and repair facilities, and as a Six Sigma Black Belt for Global Engine Overhaul Operations. She graduated from UD’s Mechanical Engineering program in 2008, received her Master’s in Supply Chain Management from Penn State in 2014, and earned her doctorate in Educational Leadership from the University of Dayton in December 2021. During her time with GE Aviation, she served as a university relations lead-recruiter and led a number of community engagement efforts with the GE Women’s Network and African American Forum.


  • Ph.D., Educational Leadership, University of Dayton, 2021
  • M.S., Supply Chain Management, Pennsylvania State University, 2014
  • B.M.E., Mechanical Engineering, University of Dayton, 2008