As Assistant Dean of Graduate Programs at The Ohio State University’s College of Engineering, Dr. Stiner-Jones’ responsibilities include oversight of graduate education and issues affecting graduate students at the college level. She develops and manages partnerships and agreements with external engineering programs and organizations. She serves as the primary liaison to intra-and inter-university colleges and units. She oversees the strategic recruitment of graduate students with a focus on increasing diversity. She is also responsible for the development and implementation of professional development opportunities for graduate students and postdoctoral trainees. She works to identify and pursue external funds to support fellowships and graduate student support services and allocates and awards fellowships. She is also charged with increasing the visibility of graduate education at the college, university, and national level and represents the college on committees. Dr. Stiner-Jones received her Bachelor’s and PhD. degrees from Wright State University in Dayton, OH and her MBA from Capital University. After completing her PhD in Biomedical Sciences, she went on to complete her first postdoctoral research position in the field of neuroimmunology, where she investigated immunological influences on neuronal degeneration and regeneration following spinal cord injury, at The Ohio State University.