access to higher education


Added 08/24/20 | Location: Texas | Subjects: , , ,

Isabel Araiza is an associate professor of sociology at Texas A&M, Corpus Christi, where she teaches in the Mexican American and women and gender studies programs. She’s an expert on sociology and its intersections with education, social class and inequality.  Araiza spoke up against the university’s plans for in-person classes in fall 2020.

Updated 04/13/21 | Location: California | Subjects:

Constance Iloh is an assistant professor of higher education at the University of California, Irvine. Her research focuses on educational inequities and opportunity; institutional and organizational culture; college access and choice; social context; and student experiences. She is known for the Iloh Model of College-Going Decisions and Trajectories.

Updated 04/17/21 | Location: Washington, D.C. | Subjects:

Deborah A. Santiago is the cofounder and CEO at Excelencia in Education, an organization that aims to improve Latino access in higher education. Santiago’s work concentrates on state and federal policy, financial aid, Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs), and the evaluation of effective institutional practices. She was recently appointed to the California Higher Education Recovery with Equity Taskforce.

Added 12/27/15 | Location: New York | Subjects:

Stella Flores is associate dean for faculty development and diversity and an associate professor of higher education at the Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development at New York University.

Updated 04/15/21 | Location: California | Subjects:

Patricia Gándara is a research professor of education and co-director of the Civil Rights Project at UCLA. Her research interests include the impact of migration on Mexican origin students in the U.S. and those returning to Mexico, as well as pathways to educational attainment for Mexican students and U.S. students of Mexican origin.

Updated 04/02/21 | Location: California | Subjects: ,

Caroline Hoxby is the Scott and Donya Bommer Professor in Economics at Stanford University. She is also the director of the Economics of Education Program at the National Bureau of Economic Research, and a senior fellow of the Hoover Institution and the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research.

Updated 04/14/21 | Location: California | Subjects:

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.

Updated 04/05/21 | Location: California | Subjects: ,

Shaun R. Harper is a professor in the Rossier School of Education and Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California.

Updated 04/22/21 | Location: Colorado | Subjects:

Nate Easley is an education strategy consultant who advises nonprofits, college access and success organizations, foundations, and school districts. He sits on the Colorado State University System’s board of governors.

Updated 04/09/21 | Location: Louisiana | Subjects:

Walter Kimbrough is president of Dillard University in New Orleans. Previously, he was president of Philander Smith College and held several student affairs positions. Kimbrough is known for his research on HBCUs and African American men in college.