Dajanae Palmer is a PhD student in the Higher Education and Student Affairs program at Indiana University Bloomington. She holds a B.A in Psychology from San Diego State and a M.Ed. in Postsecondary Education and Student Affairs from the University of Southern California. Dajanae worked professionally as a College Adviser for Long Beach Polytechnic High School. She is well versed in the areas of diversity, leadership development, first-generation and low-income students, admissions, and college access.
The academic identity of student athletes, sense of belonging of Black students, Black women in graduate education, developing resources for graduate students, and college access for low-income and first generation students.