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Sarah Rodriguez

Sarah Rodriguez is an assistant professor of Higher Education at Iowa State University. Sarah’s research addresses issues of equity, access, and retention for Latina/o students in the higher education pipeline, with a focus on STEM identity development and the experiences of Latino men in community colleges. During her career, Sarah has been named an American Association of Hispanics in Higher Education (AAHHE) Graduate Fellow, an American Educational Research Association (AERA) Emerging Scholar, and a Gates Millennium Scholar. Sarah also serves as an Affiliate Faculty Member for the Minority Male Community College Collaborative (M2C3) and Project M.A.L.E.S. (Mentoring to Achieve Latino Educational Success). She received her PhD in Higher Education Leadership from The University of Texas at Austin and holds a master’s degree from The University of Tennessee as well as a bachelor’s degree in English and Spanish from Texas A&M University-Commerce.