Diana Cervantes

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Educational Leadership & Policy

Ph.D. in Educational Leadership and Policy, The University of Texas at Austin, expected 2024
M.A. in Higher and Postsecondary Education, Teachers College, Columbia University, 2019
B.A. in Crime, Law, and Society, University of Oregon, 2016
B.A. in Spanish: Literature and Culture, University of Oregon, 2016

Email: dianacervantes@utexas.edu
Diana Cervantes, Ph.D. is a graduate of the Program in Higher Education Leadership and Policy (PHELP) at The University of Texas at Austin where she was also a graduate research assistant for the Free College Equity Lab. Her dissertation research focused on the racialized experiences of Latina/Latino/Hispanic community college students with free college policy implementation.

She is a proud Oregonian and a Gates Millennium Scholarship recipient. Diana earned Bachelor's degrees from the University of Oregon, graduating magna cum laude, and a Master of Arts in higher and postsecondary education with an emphasis in social/cultural and civic analysis from Teachers College, Columbia University.