Raquel Rall is a UC Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Fellow at UC Riverside. Prior to this position, she served as Assistant Research Professor in the Pullias Center for Higher Education at the University of Southern California. Rall conducts research on higher education governance and college access, transition, and preparation programs. Rall has taught courses including: Politics, Equity, and Inclusion, the Proseminar in Higher Education, and Diversity. At USC, Raquel held the Provost Ph.D. Fellowship and completed her dissertation on the preparation and socialization of members of public boards of higher education. Prior to her Ph.D., Rall served as the director of the Legacy Roundtable Summer Accelerated Mathematics Academy–a program geared at bridging the achievement gap by focusing on African American males in mathematics. Rall earned her Ph.D. in Urban Education Policy from USC and Bachelor’s degrees in Human Biology and African & African American Studies from Stanford University.