Profile: Linda DeAngelo
Linda DeAngelo is an assistant professor of higher education in the Administrative and Policy Studies Department at the University of Pittsburgh. She received her Ph.D. in Higher Education and Organizational Change from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) in 2008. Just prior to her appointment at the University of Pittsburgh, Dr. DeAngelo was the Assistant Director for Research at the Higher Education Research Institute (HERI) at UCLA and prior to that she was a postdoctoral researcher at the Center for Educational Assessment also at UCLA. Her publications have appeared in Research in Higher Education, the Journal of College Student Development, Academe and Liberal Education. Dr. DeAngelo studies social reproduction/stratification, equity, and diversity issues. Her studies focus on the differential effect of institutions on students, pipeline and educational transitions, outcomes for first-generation, low-income, and underrepresented students, and learning and change in diverse environments. She is on the editorial review board of the Journal of the First-Year Experience and Students in Transition, and serves as a reviewer for the Journal of College Student Development, the American Educational Research Journal, and Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis.