Valerie Lundy-Wagner
Published February 8, 2015
Updated April 14, 2021

Valerie Lundy-Wagner is assistant vice chancellor of research and data at California Community Colleges. Her interests include postsecondary access and completion, community colleges, and comprehensive regional four-year institutions, with specific attention to minority-serving institutions, the STEM fields, and the role of race, class and gender.

Previously, she held positions at New York University, the Community College Research Center at Columbia University, Jobs for the Future and California Competes. She has been featured in publications such as the Journal of Higher Education, Research in Higher Education and the Journal of Negro Education.

Expertise: Community colleges, educational access and equity, minorities in STEM fields, minority-serving institutions

Location: Oakland, Calif.

Paige Marlatt Dorr, director of communications, California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office: Email:

Twitter: @VLundyWagner

Heard on Columbia Teachers College Web-series Lecture: When Gender Issues Are Not Just About Women: Reconsidering Male Students at Historically Black Colleges and Universities

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