Jeffrey Milem
Dean and Professor

  • Access
  • Admission
  • Civil rights
  • Faculty
  • Hispanic students
  • Low-income students
  • Minority students
  • Race and diversity
  • Student life
  • Value of college

Jeffrey F. Milem is Professor and Dean of the Gevirtz Graduate School of Education at UC Santa Barbara. Professor Milem’s research focuses on the ways in which colleges and universities can be organized to enhance equity, access, and success for all students; the racial context within higher education; and the relationship between how colleges and universities organize themselves and student outcomes and faculty role performance. As a widely recognized expert in the area of racial dynamics in higher education, Professor Milem has been commissioned to do research by the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies, the Association of American Medical Colleges, the Harvard Civil Rights Project, the American Council on Education, the Association of American Colleges and Universities, and the American Educational Research Association’s Panel on Racial Dynamics in Higher Education. Jeff also worked with the Office for Civil Rights of the Department of Education and the American Council on Education to present a series of technical assistance workshops on affirmative action and college admissions.