Jenn Mallen (she/her/hers) grew up in Boston, MA, but lived more recently in Los Angeles and State College (PA) before arriving in North Carolina. She earned her B.S. in biology and environmental science from Tufts University, her Ed.M. in Higher Education Administration from the Harvard Graduate School of Education, and her Ph.D. in Higher Education and Organizational change from UCLA. Jenn's professional experience includes orientation and family programming, student leadership development, student organizing advising, Greek life, higher education research and teaching, and development and alumni relations. In her free time, Jenn enjoys spending time with her family, cheering on her Boston and collegiate sports teams, and discovering new restaurants.