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Tania (Nguyen) LaViolet


Tania LaViolet is a director at the College Excellence Program, where she co-leads the management of the American Talent Initiative and CEP’s work on transfer.

Prior to joining CEP, Tania led best-practice research at the Education Advisory Board, where she published work on timely degree completion and strategic allocation of financial aid to encourage persistence of low-income students. As a Ph.D. student, Tania served in one of the tutor cohorts at the Brilliant Club, a British nonprofit that leverages the research community to support young people from underrepresented backgrounds access highly selective universities.

Tania holds a Ph.D. in biochemistry from the University of Oxford and graduated with a B.Sc. in biology from Mount Allison University.