She, Her, Hers
Higher Education Student Affairs Leadership
College of Education and Behavioral Sciences
Amy Li is an Assistant Professor of Higher Education and Student Affairs Leadership at the University of Northern Colorado. She teaches finance, public policy, assessment and evaluation, and organizations and administration. Her research focuses on higher education finance and public policy, specifically performance funding, student loan debt, state policy adoption, and “free” college/Promise programs. Dr. Li’s recent work appears in Research in Higher Education, Community College Review, Educational Policy, the ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, with forthcoming work in Teachers College Record. She has secured funding from the American Educational Research Association, the AccessLex Institute and Association for Institutional Research, and from the Institute of Education Sciences as a pre-doctoral fellow. She was a 2015-16 recipient of a dissertation grant from the American Educational Research Association and a 2017 recipient of honorable mention for the dissertation of the year award from the Association for the Study of Higher Education. Li holds a Ph.D. in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies from the University of Washington and an M.Ed. in Higher Education and Student Affairs from the University of Utah.