Meet Kiana Youssefzadeh Clementi

Kiana Youssefzadeh Clementi

Kiana Youssefzadeh Clementi

Multicultural Academic Counselor, Asian, Desi and Pacific Islander Student Retention Specialist

Kiana Youssefzadeh Clementi (she/her) is the Multicultural Academic Counselor & Asian, Desi and Pacific Islander (ADPI) Retention Specialist. She was born in Tehran, Iran and spent most of her childhood in Iran. She has grown up between American and Iranian cultures and her bicultural identity is what shapes her worldview. Kiana holds a master’s degree in French from the UO and will graduate in June with her PhD with a thesis on Muslim feminism in francophone literature. She has been teaching French at the UO since 2016 and this experience has given her insight into the struggles and successes of students on a daily basis. She is adamant that everyone deserves to be heard, seen, and valued. In her free time, she enjoys baking, playing video games, and spending time with her husband, dog, and cat.

Office number: 541-346-8856

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