Andrew Martinez is a PhD Candidate in Higher Education at the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education, a Visiting Scholar and Research Associate at the Rutgers Cente for Minority Serving Institutions, and a contributing blogger for Diverse Issues in Higher Education. Andrew received his BA in Sociology at Cornell University in 2012 and a MSEd in Higher Education Administration at the University of Pennsylvania in 2013. Before beginning his doctoral program, Andrew served as an Assistant Dean of Students at Cornell University where he led diversity initiatives for the department and advised identity-based student organizations.