Katherine Cho

Assistant Professor

McGuffey 300C
513-529-6825
katscho@MiamiOH.edu

Degrees:
Ph.D. Education — University of California, Los Angeles

M.A. Education — University of California, Los Angeles

M.A. Sociology & Education — Columbia University Teachers College

B.A. Public Policy Studies — Duke University

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Dr. Cho's research agenda centers on critical social justice through institutional accountability and organizational change. Her work spans across student activism, institutionalized racism, student success and retention, and flipping the narrative of "why aren't students prepared for college" to "why aren't colleges prepared for our students"?  

FELLOWSHIPS, GRANTS, & AWARDS

2019 Dissertation Fellowship — National Academy of Education and Spencer Foundation
2019 The Faculty Award — UCLA Higher Education and Organizational Change
2018 Graduate Research Mentorship Grant — University of California, Los Angeles
2018 Clark Publication Award — UCLA Higher Education and Organizational Change
2017 Graduate Summer Research Mentor Grant — University of California, Los Angeles 

2016 Convocation Student Speaker — Columbia University, Teachers College

PUBLICATIONS

Cho, K. S. (2018). The perception of progress: Conceptualizing institutional response to student protests and activism. NEA Higher Education Journal: Thought and Action, 34(1), 81-95.

Hurtado, S., Ramirez, J. J., Cho, K. S. (2017). Latinx/a/o/ in higher education: Exploring identity pathways and success. In A. E. Batista, S. M. Collado, and D. Perez II (Eds.) Latinx/a/o in Higher Education: Exploring Identity, Pathways, and Success. (Chapter 1). Washington, D.C.: NASPA – Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education.