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CONSTANCE A. ILOH

Rossier School of Education ------------------------------------3470 Trousdale Parkway - WPH 701-----------------------------------Los Angeles, CA 90089-4038 iloh@usc.edu www.constanceiloh.com EDUCATION University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA Ph.D. Urban Education Policy, Concentration: Higher Education Advisor: William G. Tierney, Ph.D.

May 2015 (expected)

Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, NC M.A. Business Management

May 2010

University of Maryland, College Park, MD B.A. Psychology & Communication

May 2009

RESEARCH Interests   

Investigating Privatization in Higher Education Increasing College Access and Equity for Underserved Student Populations Exploring the Use of Qualitative Methods in 21st Century Education Research

Refereed Journal Publications

Iloh, C., & Tierney, W.G. (in press). Understanding for-profit and community college choice through rational choice. Teachers College Record. Iloh, C. (2014). Marketing to minorities: A comparison of website marketing at for-profit colleges & community colleges. National Association of Student Affairs Professionals Journal. 15(2), 91-106. Iloh, C., & Tierney, W. G. (2014). Using ethnography to understand twenty-first century college life. Human Affairs, 24(1), 20-39. Iloh, C., & Tierney, W.G. (2013). A comparison of for-profit and community colleges’ admissions practices. College and University, 88(4), 2-12. Iloh, C., & Toldson, I.A. (2013). Black students in 21st century higher education: A closer look at the role of for-profit colleges and community colleges. Journal of Negro Education, 82(3), 205-212. Constance A. Iloh 1


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Published Book Chapters Iloh, C. (forthcoming). All the women aren’t white, all the Blacks aren’t men, and all the colleges aren’t non-profit: Understanding Black women in the for-profit higher education sector. In L. Patton Davis & N. Croom (Eds.), Critical Perspectives on Black Women in College. Routledge. Works in Progress

Iloh, C. & Tierney, W.G. (under review). An ethnography of a for-profit college. Iloh, C. (in preparation). A study of African-American student experiences at for-profit colleges. Conference Presentations Iloh, C. & Tierney, W.G. (2014, April). Inserting a new perspective in the “for-profit” debate: An ethnography of a proprietary college. To be presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Philadelphia, PA. Iloh, C. (2014, April). Three's company: For-profit higher education research, politics, and social media. To be presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Philadelphia, PA. Iloh, C. & Tierney, W.G. (2013, November). Using ethnography to understand 21st century college life. Presented at the annual meeting of the Association for the Study of Higher Education, St. Louis, MO. Iloh, C. & Tierney, W.G. (2013, April). Understanding for-profit and community college choice through rational choice. Presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, CA. Iloh, C. (2013, April). A study of African-American student experiences at for-profit colleges. Presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, CA. Iloh, C., & Tierney, W.G. (2012, November). A comparison of for-profit and community colleges’ admissions practices. Presented at the annual meeting of the Association for the Study of Higher Education, Las Vegas, NV. Patton, L.D., & Iloh, C. (2012, November). Black undergraduate women and for-profit colleges. Presented at the annual meeting of the Association for the Study of Higher Education, Las Vegas, NV.

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Iloh, C. (2012, November). Marketing to minorities? A comparison of website marketing at for-profit & community colleges. Presented at the annual meeting of the Association for the Study of Higher Education, Las Vegas, NV. Tierney, W. G., Bensimon, E.M., Rhoads, G.D., Kumashiro, K.K., & Iloh, C. (2012, April). The transformation of academic work and the role of AERA in encouraging democracy. Presidential session presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Vancouver, BC. Iloh, C. (2012, April). Community colleges as pathways to social mobility? Lessons from abroad. Presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Vancouver, BC. Iloh, C., & Tierney, W. G. (2011, November). Neighborhood cultural heterogeneity and the college aspirations of low-income students of color. Presented at the annual meeting of the Association for the Study of Higher Education, Charlotte, NC. TEACHING EXPERIENCE Assessment, Organizational Learning and Performance. Ed.D core course co-taught with Patricia Tobey and Vincent Vigil (Summer 2013). Rossier School of Education. University of Southern California. Los Angeles, CA. Introduction to Doctoral Level Education Research. Ph.D core course co-taught with William G. Tierney (Fall 2011). Rossier School of Education. University of Southern California. Los Angeles, CA. DISTINGUISHED LECTURES & PRESENTATIONS For-profit Higher Education: Lessons for Practitioners. Distinguished invited lecture by the National Association for College Admission Counseling (2014). Los Angeles, CA. The Privatization of Education. Distinguished invited lecture by the Hammer Museum (2014). University of California, Los Angeles. Los Angeles, CA. Examining College Access and Affordability. Invited guest panelist (2014). White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans. Washington, DC. INVITED LECTURES & PRESENTATIONS For-Profit Higher Education. Invited lecture for Graduate core course taught by Monica Esqueda (2014). Chapman University, Orange, CA. Understanding For-Profit Colleges and Community Colleges. Invited lecture for Graduate core course taught by Jennifer Johnson (2013). University of Maryland. College Park, MD.

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4 Two Sides to the Equity Debate: Comparing For-Profit and Community Colleges. Invited lecture for Ed.D core course taught by Tatiana Melguizo (2013). Rossier School of Education. University of Southern California. Los Angeles, CA. Race and the College Experience. (2013). SOLID Steps to College Conference. Annenberg School of Communication. University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA. Getting In and Through College. (2013). Female Youth for Social Change. University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA. Conference Etiquette 101. (2013). Student Community of Ph.Ds in Education (SCOPE). Rossier School of Education. University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA. Navigating the Community College Pipeline. (2012). Black Collegian’s Society. Santa Monica College, Santa Monica, CA. Time Management and College Knowledge: Academic, Social, and Professional Considerations. (2012). Pullias Center for Higher Education. University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA. The Relationship of the Master’s Degree to the Ph.D: Key difference; The Educational Trajectory of a Ph.D. Student. (2011). McNair Scholars Program. University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA. Getting Involved on Campus; Time Management; Preparing for a Career; Effective Communication. (2011). SummerTIME Program. Pullias Center for Higher Education. University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Research Assistant. Pullias Center for Higher Education. Rossier School of Education, University of Southern California.

2010-Present

Business Research Consultant. Second Harvest Food Bank. Forsyth County, North Carolina.

2009-2010

Resident Assistant. Department of Resident Life. University of Maryland, College Park, MD.

2006-2009

Campaign Coordinator. Teach for America. University of Maryland, College Park, MD.

2008-2009

Workshop Coordinator & Instructor. Kids2College Program. Sallie Mae Foundation, Washington, D.C.

2008-2009

Moore Undergraduate Research Scholar. Mellon Foundation. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hilll, NC.

2008-2009

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Academic Advisor & Mentor. Young Scholars Program. University of Maryland, College Park, MD.

2007-2008

PROFESSIONAL AND ACADEMIC SERVICE Katzman Ernst Chair Search Committee. Rossier School of Education. University of Southern California

2014

Discussant. Division J: Postsecondary Education. American Education Research Association

2014

Social Media Coordinator. Council on Ethnic Participation. Association for the Study of Higher Education

2013- Present

Primary Contributing Writer 21st Century Scholar Blog Pullias Center for Higher Education

2012- Present

Mentoring Committee Coordinator. Council on Ethnic Participation. Association for the Study of Higher Education

2012

Doctoral Student Ambassador. Rossier School of Education Ph.D Recruitment Committee. University of Southern California

2010- Present

Mentor. I AM Mentoring Program. Pullias Center for Higher Education. University of Southern California

2010- Present

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS Association for the Study of Higher Education American Educational Research Association HONORS AND AWARDS USC Remarkable Woman Award (2014) USC Academic Trojan Award (2013) Asa Hilliard & Barbara Sizemore AERA Fellow (2012) USC APRISE Research Travel Grant to Singapore and Hong Kong (2011) Alpha Kappa Alpha Educational Foundation Award (2010) Omicron Delta Kappa Foundation Leadership Award (2010) Constance A. Iloh 5


6 Sally Sterling Byrd Citizenship Award (2009) Mary McLeod Bethune Award (2009) Rosa Parks Labor of Love Award, Nyumburu Cultural Center (2009) University Medal Finalist, University of Maryland (2009) Kendall Leadership Scholarship Recipient (2008) Outstanding Achievement Award in Public Leadership from College Park Scholars (2007) Gates Millennium Scholarship (2005) President’s Award, signed by Bill Clinton (1996)

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Iloh cv april 2014  
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