Director of Institutional Research at Chapman University in Orange, California
Marisol Arredondo Samson is currently the Director of Institutional Research at Chapman University in Orange, California and a Data Coach for Achieving the Dream. As a Data Coach for Achieving the Dream, Dr. Arredondo Samson works with three colleges in Texas and California.
Prior to her role with Achieving the Dream and Chapman University, she worked at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, where she served as a Research Associate in the Office of Institutional Research and Planning. Previously she worked as a Research Analyst at the Higher Education Research Institute at UCLA. She has several years of experience in the research field and has a strong background in higher education, student development, and assessment.
Educational Background: Dr. Arredondo Samson holds a Ph.D. in Higher Education and Organizational Change, a M.A. in Educational Psychology with an emphasis in counseling, and a B.A. in Psychology--all from the University of California, Los Angeles.