Kathryn Peltier Campbell

Senior Academic Editor and Editor, Liberal Education and Diversity & Democracy, AAC&U


Kathryn Peltier Campbell is the senior academic editor of Liberal Education, AAC&U's flagship journal, and editor of Diversity & Democracy, AAC&U’s quarterly publication on diversity, equity, global learning, and civic engagement. She also coordinates gender equity coverage across AAC&U publications and is former editor of the AAC&U newsletter On Campus with Women. At AAC&U, she has edited such publications as America’s Unmet Promise: The Imperative for Equity in Higher Education (Witham et al. 2015), General Education Transformed: How We Can, Why We Must (Gaston 2015), and Assessing Underserved Students’ Engagement in High Impact Practices (Finley and McNair 2013). She also contributed to A Measure of Equity: Women’s Progress in Higher Education (Touchton, Musil, and Campbell 2008).

Campbell graduated with an MA in English from the University of Virginia, where she participated in the English department’s American Studies interdisciplinary program. She also earned her bachelor’s degree at the University of Virginia, graduating with high honors in English Language and Literature and completing a second major in physics.