Noro Andriamanalina is at the University of Minnesota–Twin Cities as Director of Academic and Professional Development for the Graduate School. Dr. Andriamanalina supports 13,000 + graduate students from all of the world pursuing master's and doctoral degrees in over 150 programs. She assists graduate students to establish positive relationships with advisors, to ensure timely degree completion, and to develop skills for multiple career options. Her research examines the writing experiences of multilingual doctoral students, and has co-published her findings in a peer-reviewed journal and as a book chapter. She is currently working on a project exploring factors that influence career paths of doctoral students across disciplines. Dr. Andriamanalina has also developed resources to train members of the university to create a more inclusive campus environment and serves on the University of Minnesota Senate for Equity and Diversity. She has 20 years of experience as an instructor and administrator at both undergraduate and graduate levels. A native of Madagascar, Dr. Andriamanalina earned a Bachelor of Arts in English and Religion from Augsburg University, a Master of Arts in Teaching English from Minnesota State University, Mankato and a Doctor of Philosophy in Educational Policy and Administration from the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities.
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