Loni Bordoloi Pazich is Program Director at The Teagle Foundation, where she is responsible for its grant-making and assessment activities. She joined the Foundation in 2014. Previously, she served as research associate with the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board and the Center for Urban Education at the University of Southern California. She also was a Fulbright Fellow affiliated with the Universidade Estadual de Campinas in Brazil. She teaches at New York University’s Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development. Her work has been published by Educational Policy, Educação e Sociedade, and Routledge. Her doctoral dissertation received the Barbara K. Townsend Dissertation of the Year Award from the National Institute for the Study of Transfer Students. She holds a Ph.D. from New York University and M.Ed. from the University of Southern California, both in higher education, and a B.A. in English from the University of California Los Angeles.