Dr. Mia Tuan has accepted University of Washington’s offer to become the new Dean of the College of Education.
Mia, of Chinese descent, worked at the University of Oregon (UO), where she held numerous leadership positions. She was interim dean of their college of education, associate dean of the Graduate School, director of UO’s Center on Diversity & Community, and director of the sociology department’s honors program. Her research focuses on racial and ethnic identity development, Asian trans-racial adoption, and multicultural organizational development. She received her BA (Sociology, magna cum laude) from UC Berkeley and MA/PhD (Sociology) from UCLA. She grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area and has lived in Oregon since 1996. (end)