Charisse Doré Nilles

A photo of Charisse Doré Nilles


Africology and African American Studies




  • BBA, Eastern Michigan University, 1983
  • MS, Information Assurance, Eastern Michigan University, 2009


Charisse Nilles is a proud alumnae of Eastern Michigan University, as she earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in 1983 and a Master of Science in information assurance in 2009. She worked at EMU in the College of Health and Human Services Dean's Office for 12 years before coming to work in the Department of Africology and African American Studies. Charisse enjoys interacting with students, faculty and staff. During her off time she enjoys gardening and became a Master Gardener in 2016 and an Advanced Master Gardener in 2018.