Joseph Kitchen

  • Research Assistant Professor


PhD, Educational Policy and Leadership, The Ohio State University, 

MCRP, City and Regional Planning, The Ohio State University

BA, Psychology, The Ohio State University


  • STEM Education • College Access
Joseph  Kitchen

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Joseph A. Kitchen is an assistant research professor at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, California. Kitchen conducts quantitative, qualitative, and mixed-methods research, and his research agenda span several areas, with a central focus on the role of college transition, outreach and support programs and interventions in promoting equitable outcomes and college success among first-generation, low-income and underrepresented students. He is committed to translating his research to inform policies and practices that promote social justice and equity in education.