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Serena Klempin, Research Associate

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Serena Klempin conducts qualitative research on technology-mediated advising reform and the role of community colleges in cross-sector collaborations.

Klempin is a doctoral student in sociology and education at Teachers College, Columbia University. She holds a BA in English from Kenyon College with a concentration in African and African American Studies, and an MSW from Columbia University School of Social Work with a concentration in policy.

Previously, Klempin worked for Columbia University School of Social Work’s Center for Research on Fathers, Children and Family Well-Being, where she conducted program evaluations, survey research, and qualitative research. Her research interests include organizational change and the impact of support services and non-cognitive skills on persistence and graduation.