Annemarie Nicols-Grinenko, Ph.D.
University Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs
Dr. Nicols-Grinenko has been the University Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs in the Office of Academic Affairs at CUNY since July 2015. In this position, she works collaboratively with colleagues across the university to enhance faculty development, recognize faculty excellence in teaching, research and service, cultivate academic leadership and provide support on issues related to faculty recruitment and retention. Prior to this position, she spent eight years as Senior Advisor for Faculty Affairs in the Office of the Provost at Hunter College where she led faculty development efforts and supervised faculty tenure, promotion and reappointment processes. From 2010 to 2015, she served as Co-Principal Investigator (Co-PI) on the National Science Foundation (NSF) grant that launched Hunter’s Undergraduate Research Initiative and from 2002 to 2011, she was Director for Programs and Research of Hunter’s Gender Equity Project (GEP) and Co-PI on one of the NSF grants that funded the GEP. In her work on these NSF-funded projects, Dr. Nicols-Grinenko worked to advance and support faculty and students in the sciences and mathematics, particularly women and other groups typically underrepresented in these fields. Prior to her administrative work, Dr. Nicols-Grinenko served as an adjunct assistant professor in the Department of Psychology at Hunter College. Dr. Nicols-Grinenko is a cognitive psychologist who received her Ph.D. from the Graduate Center of the City University of New York.