Carson Dockum

Carson M. Dockum

Director of Accessible Education
Student Affairs
Ladd Library, Room G35

Carson Dockum leads the development, implementation, and assessment of robust programming that supports the success, both academic and personal, of students with disabilities.  He works with students to identify and help address barriers to full and equal access to their experience at Bates.  Carson also serves as a Student Support Advisor, providing personal support and supplemental academic advising to students.  

Carson earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Azusa Pacific University and a Master of Divinity degree from Princeton Theological Seminary.  Carson has also completed clinical training (CPE) at Central Maine Medical Center in counseling and spiritual care.  Carson joined the Office of Accessible Education in 2017 and he started his current position as director in 2021. Carson is passionate about disability services, spiritual care, and advising. He also loves to travel, spend time with his family, and enjoy a cup of coffee with friends.