Devin L. Horton is the Graduate Diversity Officer for STEM disciplines at UC Davis. With nearly 10 years of experience in teaching and program development, Dr. Horton has a strong background in mentoring and student success. A Los Angeles native, Dr. Horton was the first in her family to attend college and the only one to earn a Ph.D. She obtained her B.S. in Biology from Tuskegee University and her Ph.D. in Cellular and Molecular Biology from the University of Michigan. It is her experience as a first-generation, socioeconomically disadvantaged student that fuels her passion for providing effective and comprehensive student support.