Jana is a Ph.D. student in the Higher Education and Student Affairs program at Indiana University. She received her B.A. in English Literature and Secondary Education from Roger Williams University and her M.A. in Educational Leadership with a focus on Higher Education/Student Personnel from the University of Central Florida. Prior to coming to IU, Jana worked professionally in academic advising at Northeastern University and Bristol Community College.
Jana works as a NSSE Project Associate on Team 2 (institutions F-Ni).
Jana's research interests include access and equity in higher education, critical race theory, gender studies, and social justice education.