Gianina R. Baker


Gianina R. Baker, PhD, is the acting director of the National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment (NILOA), providing leadership and direction on research specific to the assessment of student learning at colleges and universities. Her main research interests include student learning outcomes assessment at minority serving institutions, access and equity issues for underrepresented administrators and students, assessment in athletics, and higher education policy. She holds a PhD in educational organization and leadership with a higher education concentration from the University of Illinois, an MA in human development counseling from Saint Louis University, and a BA in psychology from Illinois Wesleyan University.

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