For Dr. Lorrie Frasure-Yokley, a graduate from the University of
Maryland, College Park, the SREB program “paid for my tuition and
fees, allowing me the freedom to join several research projects”
rather than to work as a teaching assistant. She is the first
woman of color to attain a tenure-track position and to earn
tenure in the Department of Political Science at the University
of California, Los Angeles.