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Barbara Tobolowsky 
Investigator and Data Coordinator for the state of Texas
Assistant Professor
The University of Texas - Arlington

Dr. Barbara Tobolowsky is an assistant professor in the Educational Leadership and Policy Studies department at the University of Texas at Arlington. Her research focuses on student transitions into and through higher education.  More specifically, she investigates the experience of first-year students, transfer students, and sophomore students, as well as the impact of media on college expectations. Prior to coming to UTA in 2009, she was the associate director of the National Resource Center for The First-Year Experience and Students in Transition based at the University of South Carolina-Columbia. She earned her PhD from UCLA in 2001.