Andrea is the founding director for career and professional development at The Rockefeller University in New York City. Previously she worked as a research scientist and associate professor of biology at Haverford College for over ten years.
She earned a bachelor of science degree from Haverford, and in 1999, was one of the first African American women to receive a Ph.D. in the molecular biology at Princeton, working with the late Professor Malcolm Steinberg.
In addition to her research and teaching interests, Andrea is also a leader in the nation’s efforts to diversify academia and the scientific workforce through her work in undergraduate science education and postgraduate professional development.
She has served as secretary of the Association of Princeton Graduate Alumni (APGA), and is actively involved in recruiting and retaining a diverse student population within Princeton’s Graduate School.
Andrea lives in Manhattan with her husband, Norman, and daughter, Ava.