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.