Kimberly Freeman

Kimberly Freeman, EdD, is an experienced corporate, community and educational leader. With nearly 30 years of experience, she has treated her career as a journey of self-discovery. In doing so, Dr. Freeman brings to the table a unique mix of formal and experiential education drawn from her interests at the intersection of business, government, and higher education policies affecting California’s most vulnerable communities. The first of her four degrees was earned at UC Berkeley in industrial engineering and operations research. She was awarded a master of public policy degree at USC, and earned an M.B.A. and a doctorate in educational leadership at UCLA.

Dr. Freeman currently serves as associate dean and chief diversity officer for the USC Dana and David Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences. Her vision is to achieve representational diversity and to create an inclusive culture for faculty, students, and staff by leveraging social connectedness and the wisdom of multiple perspectives.