Dr. JeffriAnne Wilder is a sociologist and leading scholar specializing in diversity, race relations and women’s empowerment. JeffriAnne works as research faculty at the University of Colorado Boulder working on the Social Science research team at NCWIT. JeffriAnne works directly with the K-12 Alliance to create research-driven resources that will equip and empower its members with tools to increase women and girls’ participation in computing and technology.
JeffriAnne holds a Ph.D. in Sociology from the University of Florida. In addition to her studies in sociology, JeffriAnne also completed a Ph.D. concentration in Women’s Studies and Gender Research. Dr. Wilder completed her MA in Sociology from Cleveland State University, and a BA from Allegheny College.
Prior to joining NCWIT, JeffriAnne was a tenured Associate Professor of Sociology and the Founding Director of the Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnic Relations at the University of North Florida.
JeffriAnne is very passionate about connecting sociology to the everyday issues occurring within our society, especially issues that impact women, girls, and communities of color. As an advocate for social justice, JeffriAnne is the recipient of many research, teaching, and leadership awards, and her work has been published in an array of academic journals and publications.