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Dina Maramba

Dina C. Maramba is Associate Professor of Student Affairs Administration and Asian and Asian American Studies at the State University of New York (SUNY) at Binghamton. With over 10 years of experience as a student affairs practitioner, among her many roles included working with first generation students and facilitating their success in college. Her research focuses on equity, diversity and social justice issues within the context of higher education. Her interests include how educational institutions (MSIs and PWIs) and campus climates influence access and success among students of color, underserved and first generation college students. Her books include The Other Students: Filipino Americans, Education and Power (with Rick Bonus); Fostering Success of Ethnic and Racial Minorities in STEM: The Role of Minority Serving Institutions (with Robert T. Palmer and Marybeth Gasman); The Misrepresented Minority: New Insights on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders and their Implications for Higher Education (with Samuel Museus and Robert T. Teranishi). Having presented her research at the national and international level, her work includes publications in the Journal of College Student Development, Journal of College Student Retention, Research in Higher Education and Educational Policy. Dr. Maramba is a recipient of the 2011 Award for Outstanding Contribution to Asian/Pacific Islander American Research in Higher Education by ACPA.