Corinne kodama

Research Specialist


Education

Ph.D. Higher Education Administration, Loyola University Chicago
M.A. College Student Personnel, University of Maryland
B.A. University of Washington

Research Interests

Corinne Kodama is a Research Specialist for the Asian American Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institutions (AANAPISI) project and Visiting Lecturer at the University of Illinois at Chicago.  She has served in both faculty and administrative roles at UIC, DePaul University, and Loyola University Chicago.  As a scholar-practitioner Dr. Kodama has worked both in academic and student affairs, including counseling/higher education faculty, multicultural affairs, undergraduate admissions, career services, and assessment. 

Dr. Kodama’s research has focused on the leadership development of racially diverse populations, commuter and transfer student issues, and Asian American student and identity development which has been published in book chapters and peer-reviewed journals including the Journal of College Student Development, Journal of Student Affairs Research and Practice, Journal of Diversity in Higher Education, Journal of College Student Retention, and Review of Educational Research.  She is co-editor and contributor to Bridging Research and Practice to Support Asian American Students (New Directions for Student Services, 2017), a follow up to Working With Asian American Students (NDSS, 2002), the first sourcebook of its kind for college educators.

Dr. Kodama was the founding Associate Director of UIC’s Asian American Resource and Cultural Center, has served on the Board of Advisors for the Midwest Asian American Students Union (MAASU), and is a reader for the Asian Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund. She has received numerous awards for her work, including the UIC Student Affairs Division Outstanding Academic Professional, NASPA Region IV-East Research Award, ACPA Asian Pacific American Network Outstanding Contribution to Research, and runner up for the NASPA Melvene Hardee Dissertation of the Year.
Dr. Corinne Kodama is a Research Specialist for the AANAPISI project at UIC. Dr. Kodama’s research has focused on the leadership development of racially diverse populations, commuter and transfer student issues, and Asian American student and identity development. Her research has been published in peer-reviewed journal articles, book chapters, edited books, and national reports. She frequently presents her work at professional conferences and has consulted with institutions around the country. As a scholar-practitioner she has worked both in academic and student affairs, including counseling/higher education faculty, multicultural affairs, undergraduate admissions, career services, and assessment. Dr. Kodama was the founding Associate Director of the UIC Asian American Resource and Cultural Center, a Board Member for the Midwest Asian American Students Union (MAASU) and a reader for the Asian Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund. Dr. Kodama has received numerous awards for her work, including the UIC Student Affairs Division Outstanding Academic Professional, NASPA Region IV-East Research Award, ACPA Asian Pacific American Network Outstanding Contribution to Research, and runner up for the NASPA Melvene Hardee Dissertation of the Year. 
Dr. Corinne Kodama is a Research Specialist for the AANAPISI project at UIC. Dr. Kodama’s research has focused on the leadership development of racially diverse populations, commuter and transfer student issues, and Asian American student and identity development. Her research has been published in peer-reviewed journal articles, book chapters, edited books, and national reports. She frequently presents her work at professional conferences and has consulted with institutions around the country. As a scholar-practitioner she has worked both in academic and student affairs, including counseling/higher education faculty, multicultural affairs, undergraduate admissions, career services, and assessment. Dr. Kodama was the founding Associate Director of the UIC Asian American Resource and Cultural Center, a Board Member for the Midwest Asian American Students Union (MAASU) and a reader for the Asian Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund. Dr. Kodama has received numerous awards for her work, including the UIC Student Affairs Division Outstanding Academic Professional, NASPA Region IV-East Research Award, ACPA Asian Pacific American Network Outstanding Contribution to Research, and runner up for the NASPA Melvene Hardee Dissertation of the Year. 
Dr. Corinne Kodama is a Research Specialist for the AANAPISI project at UIC. Dr. Kodama’s research has focused on the leadership development of racially diverse populations, commuter and transfer student issues, and Asian American student and identity development. Her research has been published in peer-reviewed journal articles, book chapters, edited books, and national reports. She frequently presents her work at professional conferences and has consulted with institutions around the country. As a scholar-practitioner she has worked both in academic and student affairs, including counseling/higher education faculty, multicultural affairs, undergraduate admissions, career services, and assessment. Dr. Kodama was the founding Associate Director of the UIC Asian American Resource and Cultural Center, a Board Member for the Midwest Asian American Students Union (MAASU) and a reader for the Asian Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund. Dr. Kodama has received numerous awards for her work, including the UIC Student Affairs Division Outstanding Academic Professional, NASPA Region IV-East Research Award, ACPA Asian Pacific American Network Outstanding Contribution to Research, and runner up for the NASPA Melvene Hardee Dissertation of the Year. 
Dr. Corinne Kodama is a Research Specialist for the AANAPISI project at UIC. Dr. Kodama’s research has focused on the leadership development of racially diverse populations, commuter and transfer student issues, and Asian American student and identity development. Her research has been published in peer-reviewed journal articles, book chapters, edited books, and national reports. She frequently presents her work at professional conferences and has consulted with institutions around the country. As a scholar-practitioner she has worked both in academic and student affairs, including counseling/higher education faculty, multicultural affairs, undergraduate admissions, career services, and assessment. Dr. Kodama was the founding Associate Director of the UIC Asian American Resource and Cultural Center, a Board Member for the Midwest Asian American Students Union (MAASU) and a reader for the Asian Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund. Dr. Kodama has received numerous awards for her work, including the UIC Student Affairs Division Outstanding Academic Professional, NASPA Region IV-East Research Award, ACPA Asian Pacific American Network Outstanding Contribution to Research, and runner up for the NASPA Melvene Hardee Dissertation of the Year. 
Dr. Corinne Kodama is a Research Specialist for the AANAPISI project at UIC. Dr. Kodama’s research has focused on the leadership development of racially diverse populations, commuter and transfer student issues, and Asian American student and identity development. Her research has been published in peer-reviewed journal articles, book chapters, edited books, and national reports. She frequently presents her work at professional conferences and has consulted with institutions around the country. As a scholar-practitioner she has worked both in academic and student affairs, including counseling/higher education faculty, multicultural affairs, undergraduate admissions, career services, and assessment. Dr. Kodama was the founding Associate Director of the UIC Asian American Resource and Cultural Center, a Board Member for the Midwest Asian American Students Union (MAASU) and a reader for the Asian Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund. Dr. Kodama has received numerous awards for her work, including the UIC Student Affairs Division Outstanding Academic Professional, NASPA Region IV-East Research Award, ACPA Asian Pacific American Network Outstanding Contribution to Research, and runner up for the NASPA Melvene Hardee Dissertation of the Year. 
Dr. Corinne Kodama is a Research Specialist for the AANAPISI project at UIC. Dr. Kodama’s research has focused on the leadership development of racially diverse populations, commuter and transfer student issues, and Asian American student and identity development. Her research has been published in peer-reviewed journal articles, book chapters, edited books, and national reports. She frequently presents her work at professional conferences and has consulted with institutions around the country. As a scholar-practitioner she has worked both in academic and student affairs, including counseling/higher education faculty, multicultural affairs, undergraduate admissions, career services, and assessment. Dr. Kodama was the founding Associate Director of the UIC Asian American Resource and Cultural Center, a Board Member for the Midwest Asian American Students Union (MAASU) and a reader for the Asian Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund. Dr. Kodama has received numerous awards for her work, including the UIC Student Affairs Division Outstanding Academic Professional, NASPA Region IV-East Research Award, ACPA Asian Pacific American Network Outstanding Contribution to Research, and runner up for the NASPA Melvene Hardee Dissertation of the Year.
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Contact Information

Office: 1051 UH, MC 231
Email: ckodama@uic.edu