Gloria C. Anglón
Racial equity in graduate education, STEM graduate student development, Sociology of education, Organizational change and strategic management
Gloria Anglón is a Ph.D. student in the Urban Education Policy program, concentrating in higher education at the University of Southern California Rossier School of Education. She serves as a research assistant at the Pullias Center for Higher Education, examining racial and gender inequities in graduate education and the disciplines, advised by Dr. Julie Posselt.
Before USC, Gloria served as Assistant Dean for Graduate Education and Director of Diversity Initiatives at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Gloria worked to enable MIT faculty and departments to understand better and enhance the experience of graduate students of color, make MIT a more welcoming place for all students, and advance efforts to identify and recruit marginalized students to STEM graduate programs. In the past, Gloria has also served as a graduate diversity officer at the Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, and the University of Maryland. Additionally, she taught an introduction to sociology course at the Community College of Baltimore County, Essex.
Gloria is an Afro-Latina, proud daughter of Dominican immigrant parents, and a first-generation college graduate who grew up in the working-class communities of Miami, FL, the Bronx, NY and Providence, RI. Gloria earned her Bachelor of Science in diversity, business, and politics in America from Providence College, with a minor in Black studies, obtained doctoral coursework credit at the University of Maryland, and acquired her Master of Arts in applied sociology from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County.
Higher Education Administration
- Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, 2015 - 2020
- Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, 2011 - 2015
- Community College of Baltimore County, Essex, Baltimore, MD, 2011
- University of Maryland, Baltimore County, Baltimore, MD, 2010 - 2011
- University of Maryland, College Park, MD 1999 - 2010
Related Professional Development
- Fundamentals of Facilitation for Racial Justice Work & Advancing Racial Justice in Organizations, Interaction Institute for Social Change, 2019
Honors and Awards:
- Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Leadership Award, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2020
- Staff Award for Excellence in Diversity, Multicultural Awards, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2017
- President's Commission on Ethnic Minority Issues Exempt Staff Award, University of Maryland, 2008