Stephanie Nixon joined Bryn Mawr College in July 2012 and serves as Assistant Dean of the College for Diversity, Social Justice and Inclusion and is the Title IX Coordinator.
Prior to working at Bryn Mawr, Stephanie was the Director of Residential Programs at Columbia University and worked in residence life and student activities at Willamette University and at the University of Virginia.
Stephanie has served as an intern with the Social Justice Training Institute for higher educational professionals and with the faculty for the national Student Social Justice Institute. Stephanie has facilitated trainings and consulted on developing social justice competencies and increasing bystander intervention at other institutions and with community groups. Stephanie co-authored a chapter about the intersections of Multiracial and Multiethnic Asian American Pacific Islander identities in a March 2012 published book, Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in Higher Education.
In addition to her higher education experiences, Stephanie has worked with nonprofits and community agencies, including serving as a college access program volunteer with Willamette Academy, a college pipeline program supporting first generation, recent immigrant, students of color and indigenous students in Oregon; as a youth educator and grassroots organizer with Planned Parenthood; as a shelter volunteer with SHE, a domestic violence shelter for women and children in Virginia; and as a hotline volunteer, volunteer advocate, self-defense trainer, and volunteer advisory board member with the Sexual Assault Resource Agency in Charlottesville, Va.
Stephanie received her B.A. in Biology and Interdisciplinary Studies and her Masters in Education from the University of Virginia.