Reena Viswanath

Assistant Professor

Reena Viswanath

Assistant Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

College of Education
Department of Advanced Studies & Innovation

Bio

Assistant Professor interested in first-generation college student access and success.

  • University Hall 310

Education

  • Ph.D., Higher Education/Higher Education Administration University of South Carolina -, 2020

  • MAE, Psychology, Other Pepperdine University, 2011

  • BS, Psychology, General State University of New York -, 2009

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • EDUC 7021

    Conducting Ed Research
  • EDUC 2110

    Invest Crit & Contemp Issues

Teaching Interests

Critical Issues in Education
Research Methods
Sociology of Education

Research Interests

First-generation college students access and success
Imposter Phenomenon
Student - Identity and Development

Department Service

  • ASI Faculty Meetings 2022 - 2022

    Role: Attendee, Meeting
  • Urban Initiative Course Planning 2021 - 2022

    Role: Committee Member
  • ASI Department Candidate Hiring 2022

    Role: Attendee, Meeting
  • ASI Department Faculty Candidate Interview 2022

    Role: Attendee, Meeting
  • ASI Department Faculty Candidate Hiring 2022

    Role: Attendee, Meeting

College Service

  • COE Assembly Meeting 2021 - 2022

    Role: Attendee, Meeting
  • COE Research Colloqium - 2022

    Role: Attendee, Meeting
  • COE Spring 2022 Scholar Series - 2022

    Role: Attendee, Meeting
  • COE Spring 2022 Scholar Series - 2022

    Role: Attendee, Meeting
  • COE Research Colloquium - 2021

    Role: Attendee, Meeting

University Service

  • Undergraduate Research and Fine Arts Conference. 2022

    Role: Other
  • Strategic Planning Town Hall 2022

    Role: Attendee, Meeting
  • Dean of Graduate School Hiring 2021 - 2021

    Role: Attendee, Meeting
  • AU Faculty Senate PTR Discussion 2021

    Role: Attendee, Meeting

Professional Service

  • The Journal of First-generation Student Success 2022 - Present

    Role: Editorial Review Board Member
  • COE Assembly Meetings 2021 - Present

    Role: Attendee, Meeting
  • COE Writing Day - 2022

    Role: Attendee, Meeting
  • COE Leadership Series - 2021

    Role: Attendee, Meeting
  • Research Mentoring Series - 2021

    Role: Attendee, Meeting

Public Service

  • Elementary School Teacher Supply Drive 2021 - 2021

    Role: Attendee, Meeting