As a senior policy analyst at the Association of American Universities (AAU), Kimberlee leads AAU's data and analysis efforts across a wide range of research and higher education policy issues. Additionally, she works with the AAU Membership Committee, and serves as a liaison to the AAU Data Exchange (AAUDE).
Prior to joining AAU, Kimberlee was a policy analyst at the Education Trust and a research and policy analyst at the Maryland Higher Education Commission (MHEC). Previously, she held policy positions at the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS) and the U.S. Department of Education.
Kimberlee has also worked closely with K-12 and higher education student populations as an instructor for a cultural diversity program with the Pittsburgh Public Schools, and as an Associate Director of Undergraduate Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University.
Kimberlee holds a master's degree from the University of Kansas in higher education and a bachelor's degree in English and women's studies from Wittenberg University. She is currently finishing her Ph.D. in administrative and policy studies at the University of Pittsburgh.