Stephanie Ramos (she/her) is the Associate Director of Undergraduate Research at Oregon State University (OSU) and works to create equitable research experiences for undergraduate students to persist in higher education. Stephanie was a community college transfer student before completing her B.S. in Chemistry at Texas Tech University and M.S. in Inorganic Chemistry at Oregon State University (OSU). Currently, she is pursuing her Ph.D. in Science Education at OSU and focuses on institutional efforts to support marginalized transfer students by engaging them in undergraduate research opportunities.
Stephanie's educational and professional career path has provided her with a broad perspective and research skill set in academia at community colleges and four-year institutions. She enjoys sharing her insights about the higher education landscape, the application portfolio, and navigating the hiring process.
Stephanie is a 2011 ACS Scholars Program recipient and is passionate about science outreach and increasing diverse representation in STEM fields in higher education, the ACS, and her local community. She has been an active member of ACS for over ten years and is an Executive Member of the ACS Younger Chemists Committee and a lifetime member of the Society for the Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS). Reach out to Stephanie to discuss early career experiences in higher education, leadership, and volunteerism by connecting with her on LinkedIn.