Linda DeAngelo

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Linda DeAngelo

Linda DeAngelo

University of Pittsburgh
4318E Wesley W. Posvar Hall
230 South Bouquet Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15260
Phone: 412-648-7162
Email: deangelo@pitt.edu

Faculty

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.

School Affiliations


Recent Grants

  • Pathways for civic growth: Implementing a model for civic mentoring. University of Pittsburgh's Provost Personalized Education Grant, Award Period February 2018 - June 2019. PI: Lina Dostillo. Role on Grant: Project Director Assessment. Amount: $18,000.
  • Self-efficacy in the first college year for women students in engineering, University of Pittsburgh Year of Diversity Small Grant, Award Period July 1, 2017 - June 30, 2018. PI Linda DeAngelo, Co-PI Chandraleksha Singh. Amount: $4,000.
  • Understanding the expectations and transitions of for-profit transfer students to the four- year institutions. NASPA Channing Briggs Small Research Grant 2014 $2,000 Award Period January 2015 - December 2015 (Co-PI with Molly McClelland)
  • Assessing the Benefits of Alternative Spring Break Programs on College Students

    Apr 1, 2013 - Apr 30, 2014

Recent Publications

  • DeAngelo, L. & Franke, R. (2016). Social mobility and reproduction for whom?: College readiness and first year retention. American Educational Research Journal, 53(6), 1588-1625.
  • Stebelton, M. J., Rost-Banik, C., & DeAngelo, L. (accepted). "Worthy of Being Here": Examining immigrant students' interactions with faculty and practitioners. Journal of Student Affairs Research and Practice, 54(4), 357-370.
  • Phelps-Ward, R., & DeAngelo, L. (2016). Feeding the pipeline toward the doctorate: Examining the formal mentoring experiences of Black undergraduate students. Western Journal of Black Studies, 40(2), 109-123.
  • DeAngelo, L. (2016). Supporting students of color on the pathway to graduate education. (CGS Data Sources PLUS 16-02). Washington, DC: Council of Graduate Schools.
  • DeAngelo, L., Schuster, M., & Stebleton, M. (2016). California dreamers: Activism, identity and empowerment among undocumented students. Journal of Diversity in Higher Education, 9(3), 216-230.
  • Mann, J., & DeAngelo, L. (2016). Assessing the potential of short-term immersion service programs: Can alternative spring breaks produce transformative outcomes? Journal of Student Affairs Research and Practice, 53(4), 416-428.
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