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Trina Fletcher

Assistant Professor


Office: EC 1270

Phone: 305-348-0196



Trina Fletcher has an interdisciplinary background with both her education and full-time experiences. Fletcher holds a doctorate in engineering education from Purdue University, a bachelor’s degree in industrial technology from the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB), a master’s degree in operations management from the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville and a second master’s degree in engineering management from George Washington University. Her industry experience includes completing the Global Operations Leadership Development Program with Johnson & Johnson, a management position with Eaton Corporation and serving as the director of pre-college initiatives for the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE). Prior to FIU, Fletcher was an assistant professor and the engineering program coordinator at UAPB. Her areas of research interest include:

  • research, policy, and practice in K-12 STEM education
  • equity, diversity, and inclusion in STEM education
  • STEM education at historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs)
  • online learning and STEM education