Kristine Jan C. Espinoza is a Ph.D. student studying Higher Education and completing a graduate certificate in Program Evaluation and Assessment at UNLV. Her research interests include race-conscious higher education law and policies, currently focusing on Minority-Serving Institutions (MSIs; i.e., Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institutions (AANAPISIs) and Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs)) and race and ethnicity data disaggregation. Previously, she worked as the Student Affairs Officer in the UCLA Asian American Studies Department. She attended Long Beach City College and transferred to the University of Hawai'i at Manoa where she earned her B.A. in Biology and Anthropology and M.Ed. in Educational Administration.