Rossier Dean's Fellowship
Harvard University Graduate School of Education
Ed.M.: Master’s in Education Policy and Management
- Racial and ethnic identity development
- Social and cultural capital
- Racial and economic integration
- College persistence and success
- Critical race theory
Liane is a research assistant at the Pullias Center for Higher Education and the Center for Education, Identity and Social Justice working with Dr. Darnell Cole on topics related to college transition, persistence, and completion. Liane is interested in understanding racial and economic integration, in addition to social and cultural capital as it relates to equity across institutions of higher education.
Prior to USC, Liane served as the Dean of College and Career Advising at Codman Academy Charter Public School in Boston, MA where she supported high school students in the application process and advised alumni as they pursued their college degrees. Liane has also worked at the national college access and success non-profit, Bottom Line, as a college counselor.
She completed her bachelor’s degree at Brandeis University, double majoring in Psychology and Sociology, and earned her master’s degree in Education Policy and Management at the Harvard Graduate School of Education.
Codman Academy Charter Public School,
Dean of College and Career Advising
Harvard College Office of Student Life,
Diversity Education Graduate Intern
Charles Hamilton Houston Institute for Race and Justice,
Senior College Counselor
Honors and Awards:
- Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship Recipient, Brandeis University
- Recent Conference Presentations
Hypolite, L. (2019). A Relational Ethnography of Networking for Black Undergraduates: The Making of Social Capital. Presented at the American Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual Meeting. Toronto, Canada, April 5-9.
Kitchen, J., Kezar, A., Hypolite, L. (2019). Designing College Programs to Promote Career and Major Self-efficacy among Underrepresented Students: An Ecological Perspective. Presented at the American Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual Meeting. Toronto, Canada, April 5-9.
Newman, C., Hypolite, L. Cole, D. (2019). Examining the Effects of Social Self-Efficacy Among Two Cohorts of First Year Students Participating in a Comprehensive College Transition Program (CCTP). Presented at the AERA Annual Meeting. Toronto, Canada, April 5-9.
Cole, D., Newman, C., Hypolite, L. (2018). Examining the Effects of Sense of Belonging and Mattering Among Two Cohorts of First Year Students Participating in a Comprehensive College Transition Program (CCTP). Presented at Association for the Study of Higher Education. Tampa, FL, November 14-17.
Hypolite, L. (2018). Black Undergraduate Networking: A Relational Understanding of Connections, Constraints, and Capital. Presented at the American Sociological Association. Philadelphia, PA, August 11-17.
Hypolite, L. (2018). Exploring Racial Identity Formation Through a Black Cultural Center. Presented at the Association for Black Sociologists. Philadelphia, PA, August 9-11.
Hypolite, L. (2018). The Making of Racialized Groups in the U.S. Context. Presented at the Association for Black Sociologists. Philadelphia, PA, August 9-11.