Tyler Hallmark serves as a Program Associate with the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, where he helps oversee the Foundation’s grantmaking to effectively advance diversity, equity, and inclusion in STEM higher education. Presently, his primary responsibilities include managing the Foundation’s new Creating Equitable Pathways to STEM Graduate Education grant program and supporting the Sloan Indigenous Graduate Partnership program.
Prior to joining the Foundation in 2021, Tyler earned his Ph.D. in Educational Studies from the Ohio State University, his M.S. in Education from the University of Pennsylvania, and his B.A. in Communication from the University of Colorado, Boulder. Tyler is also a first-generation college graduate, a former Pell grant recipient, a Gates Millennium Scholar, and a proud citizen of the Cherokee Nation.