Shanalee Gallimore

Shanalee Gallimore is a program director in the Office of Undergraduate STEM Education at the American Association for Colleges and Universities (AAC&U). She possesses vast experience and expertise in qualitative research methods that can be applied to our understanding of how STEM faculty and administrators can learn about themselves through reflection and introspection and employ the habits of mind needed for career advancement and success in the STEM academy.

Dr. Gallimore's work centers on well-being as a necessary factor for career advancement. She foregrounds her positionality from a Black feminist epistemology perspective, prioritizing Black women's lived experiences as a valid source of knowledge production. Her research focuses on the holistic well-being of Black women graduate students in STEM because centering the stories of Black women from a strength-based lens is of utmost importance in Dr. Gallimore's research. She believes it is crucial to share the stories of Black women in STEM who are thriving within their respective spaces.

Dr. Gallimore received her bachelor's and master's degree in biology from Florida A&M University, a Historically Black College and University in Tallahassee, FL, and her Ph.D. in Higher Education from Indiana University Bloomington.