Adina Berrios Brooks

Adina joined the Office of the Provost in October 2015, and is currently the Assistant Provost for Faculty Advancement. She is responsible for faculty development programming, data analysis, program evaluation, communications and special events for the office.

Prior to this role, Adina worked in admissions and student affairs at Columbia, at both the undergraduate and graduate level for over a decade, most recently at Columbia Engineering as the associate director of Graduate Admissions and Student Affairs for the Industrial Engineering and Operations Research department. She also has extensive experience in politics and advocacy, including time at the Children’s Defense Fund New York office and New York’s Working Families Party.

Adina received her bachelor’s degree. in urban studies from Columbia College and her master’s degree in politics and education from Teachers College, where she is currently a doctoral candidate in education policy. Her current research involves the relationship between gender and racial/ethnic diversity at elite post-secondary institutions.