Maryam Mohieddin Rad (she/her/hers) currently serves as a program coordinator in the office of Student Diversity Programs. She graduated with a Ph.D. in cultural studies, international education, and multicultural education from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Holding a master’s and bachelor’s degree in law, she had served as an attorney at a family court, advocating for women’s rights in family lawsuits for three years. Maryam has also been an adjunct instructor at the UNLV College of Education for three years.
Maryam has substantial cross-cultural experiences and is skillful in program management, event planning, and engagement amplifying the need for diversity and inclusion across the community. As an international scholar and diversity-oriented policy facilitator, Maryam dedicated her dissertation to accommodating diversity initiatives addressing the campus life challenges and needs of racial and religious minoritized students in the U.S. college campuses. This research has received several grants and awards through worldwide research competitions.
Maryam explores spirituality and has completed training in energy therapy, which is a complementary medicine to reduce stress and anxiety and promote well-being. Maryam is an avid traveler and adventurous. She has traveled to 38 cities in the United States (26 states so far) and five countries (Canada, Mexico, Turkey, Armenia, and Dubai), and she has language proficiency in English, Farsi, and Arabic. Maryam enjoys shopping, meditation, running, swimming, and mountain climbing.