Dr. Kristen Renn is a Professor of Higher, Adult, & Lifelong Education at Michigan State University. She was a student affairs professional for 12 years before joining the faculty. Her research and teachings focuses on issues of identity in higher education, including studies of mixed race identities; lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) students; and leaders of identity-based student organizations. She is currently conducting an international study of women’s higher education, funded by the Spencer Foundation, which has brought her to 15 women’s colleges and universities in 11 countries. Her website is http://www.msu.edu/~renn.