Diane Rodriguez-Kiino, Ph.D. recently relocated from Los Angeles to Ann Arbor. She has been a professor of Education Leadership at California Lutheran University since 2010. Simultaneously she has served as a senior researcher with the Research and Planning Group for California Community Colleges. She currently serves as lead evaluator or senior researcher for four complex multi-year grants, privately and federally funded, that center on supporting underrepresented P-20 students.
During the 2014 – 2015 academic year, Diane served as a Fulbright Scholar in Japan, and recently returned to Tsuda College in Tokyo as a visiting professor. She served on the East Asia Peer Review committee, by invitation of the United States Department of State and the Institute for International Education. She holds a M.Ed. and a Ph.D. from the Rossier School of Education at the University of Southern California.