Loni Bordoloi Pazich

Teagle Foundation

Loni Bordoloi Pazich is a program director at the Teagle Foundation specializing in institutional initiatives. She joined the foundation in 2014. In this role, she focuses on efforts to ensure that all students experience a genuine liberal arts education, whether they are enrolled in two- or four-year colleges. She is also responsible for the foundation’s assessment activities. Previously, Bordoloi Pazich served as a research associate with the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board and the Center for Urban Education at the University of Southern California. She also was a Fulbright Fellow affiliated with the Universidad Estadual de Campinas in Brazil. She teaches at New York University’s Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development. Her work has been published by Educational Policy, Educação e Sociedade, and Routledge. Bordoloi Pazich holds a BA in English from the University of California Los Angeles, an MEd from the University of Southern California, and a PhD from New York University, both in higher education. Her doctoral dissertation received the Barbara K. Townsend Dissertation of the Year Award from the National Institute for the Study of Transfer Students.