Cara Cliburn Allen

Cara Cliburn Allen is a doctoral candidate in the Higher Education Studies and Leadership program at Baylor University. Cliburn Allen studies the success factors of various sub-populations in higher education, including faculty (non-tenure track faculty and faculty denied tenure), underrepresented students (food insecure, community college), and student affairs administrators. She has co-led institutional data gathering and responses to food insecurity at Baylor. Her doctoral dissertation is focused on how being food insecure in college shapes student identity at selective universities.