Heather Lattimer

Heather Lattimer, EdD is a professor in the School of Leadership and Education at the University of San Diego.  Her work focuses on strengthening equity and access in K16 Heather_Lattimereducation.  A former middle and high school teacher, Dr. Lattimer has published and presented widely for both professional and academic audiences.  Her research interests include disciplinary literacy, teacher education, international education, and the experiences of first generation college students.  While at USD she has served as program coordinator, department chair, and associate dean.  She currently serves as the executive director of the Jacobs Institute for Innovation in Education, an applied research institute within USD focused on innovation and equity in schools.  Beginning in Fall 2018, Dr. Lattimer will be the Dean of the Connie L. Lurie College of Education at San Jose State University.  She holds earned degrees from Harvard College, Stanford University, and the University of California, San Diego