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Patricia Marin

Patricia Marin is Assistant Professor in Higher, Adult, and Lifelong Education (HALE) at Michigan State University. Her work bridges issues of access, equity, diversity, and policy in higher education. Her current research examines the changing nature of Hispanic Serving Institutions, with a focus on graduate students, leadership, and institutional culture. Her published work includes two co-edited volumes: Realizing Bakke’s Legacy: Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity, and Access to Higher Education andHigher Education and the Color Line: College Access, Racial Equity, and Social Change. Before joining the MSU faculty she served as Associate Director of the University of California Educational Evaluation Center. She also worked for The Civil Rights Project (CRP) at Harvard University and the American Council on Education in Washington, DC. Her B.A. in Spanish is from the University of Pennsylvania. Her M.Ed. is from the University of Vermont in Higher Education and Student Affairs Administration. Her doctorate is in higher education policy, planning, and administration is from the University of Maryland.