Adriana Villavicencio is joining UCI in 2019 as an assistant professor of education. Currently, she is Deputy Director at the Research Alliance for New York City Schools and Research Assistant Professor at the Steinhardt School, New York University.
Villavicencio brings experience in research-practice partnerships, mixed-methods research studies, and program evaluation. She has led large-scale studies of efforts to improve schools and outcomes for young men of color, launched a study of schools serving newcomer immigrant youth, and leads a study of NYC’s Computer Science for All initiative.
Villavicencio received her PhD in Educational Leadership from New York University's Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development, her MA in English Education from Columbia University's Teachers College, and her BA in English from Columbia University.