Dr. Lilia Santiague currently serves as the Associate Dean of Program for Doctoral Education with the College of Doctoral Studies (Formerly "School of Advanced Studies") at the University of Phoenix. In her role, she works with students, faculty, staff, and assist in program oversight (curriculum development, faculty development and management, student assessment, etc. ). Dr. Lilia has worked in higher education for more than 15 years in the roles of Academic Advisor, Student Organization Advisor, College Counselor, Faculty, Researcher, Consultant, and Administrator.
In addition to her roles in teaching and administration, Dr. Santiague has conducted research on the student college experience (undergraduate and graduate). She collaborated on the book, Standing on the outside, Looking In as an author and editor, as well as co-authored a chapter in the book, On becoming a scholar. Likewise, she has presented on the college experiences of Haitian college students and minority graduate student college access. Dr. Santiague continues to engage in research as well as serves student and faculty in higher education.