Linda T. DeAngelo

  • Research Fellow, IISE – 2012-Present

Linda DeAngelo is an associate professor of higher education in the Administrative and Policy Studies Department and Center for Urban Education faculty fellow at the University of Pittsburgh. Dr. DeAngelo earned her Ph.D. in Higher Education and Organizational Change from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Prior to joining the faculty at the University of Pittsburgh, she was the Assistant Director for Research at the Higher Education Research Institute (HERI) at UCLA, and prior to that she was a postdoctoral scholar at the Center for Educational Assessment, also at UCLA. Dr. DeAngelo’s scholarship focuses on stratification, equity, and diversity issues. She investigates how social inequalities are produced and manifested within higher education. In this work she examines the differential effect of institutions on students, pipeline and educational transitions, and outcomes for first-generation, low-income, and underrepresented students. Her current scholarship focuses retention, degree completion and access to and engagement in faculty mentorship. Dr. DeAngelo’s publications have appeared in the American Educational Research Journal, Research in Higher Education, the Journal of College Student Development, Innovative Higher Education, the Journal of Diversity in Higher Education, New Directions for Higher Education, and New Directions for Institutional Research, among others. She is a past editorial review board member for the Journal of the First-Year Experience and Students in Transition, and is currently an editorial review board member for Teaching in Higher Education.