Lisa Unangst

Position title: Assistant Professor - Higher Education, Empire State University

Dr. Lisa Unangst is assistant professor of higher education leadership at Empire State University. Her research interests include higher education access and experience among displaced learners, as well as comparative and cross-national constructions of “diversity” in higher education. She is an associate editor of Higher Education Research and Development. Lisa has published in Comparative Education Review, the Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management, and Higher Education Policy, among other outlets. She served as lead editor of the 2020 Brill-Sense publication Refugees and higher education: Trans-national perspectives on access, equity, and internationalization. Lisa is currently working with colleagues on the W.T. Grant funded project “Cultivating Refugee Access to Higher Education Across Maryland, District of Columbia, and Virginia.”