Kimberly Griffin is a Professor and Associate Dean for Graduate Studies and Faculty Affairs in the College of Education at the University of Maryland. Her work aims to promote access, equity and justice in higher education, and Griffin’s scholarship focuses on diversity within the Black community; mentoring and professional development; and equity and inclusion in graduate and faculty communities.
Much of her current research focuses on increasing racial diversity in college and university faculty, particularly in science. Her research has been funded by the Burroughs Wellcome Fund, National Institutes of Health, and National Science Foundation, and she currently serves as co-PI on two NSF-funded projects. In addition, she is the current editor for The Journal of Diversity in Higher Education.