Serena C. Klempin

Research Associate

Serena C. Klempin conducts qualitative research on advising and guided pathways.

Klempin holds a BA in English from Kenyon College with a concentration in African and African American Studies, a MSW from Columbia University School of Social Work with a concentration in policy, and a PhD from Teachers College, Columbia University in sociology and education. Her dissertation examined the role of higher education in addressing students' basic needs.

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.