Jeremy Bohonos

Jeremy BohonosEducation Policy, Organization & Leadership 

Scholarly areas of interest: social justice in the workplace; and career and workforce development

 

 

Durell M. Callier

Durell M. CallierEducation Policy Organization & Leadership

Scholarly areas of interest: arts-based research methods, critical youth studies, women and queer of color theories and methodologies,  gender and sexuality studies, qualitative research methods, autoethnography, performance theory and ethnography, black performance theory,  black youth, queer youth, cultural studies, and media and popular culture

After graduation, I intend to have an exciting and rewarding career as a tenure-track assistant professor

Ga Young Chung

Ga Young ChungEducation Policy, Organization & Leadership

Scholarly areas of interest: citizenship, immigration, youth, activism, and Korean and Asian American studies 

After graduation, I intend to contribute to making policies better for marginalized youths as a critical scholar and activist. I am interested in the impact of education and public policy on the life experiences of young people.

Kadeem Fuller

Kadeem FullerEducation Policy, Organization & Leadership

Scholarly areas of interest: post-secondary correctional education, the prison-to-college pipeline, and the school-to-prison pipeline 

After graduation, I intend to have a career in academia as a professor and as a social justice advocate and activist.

 

Tiffany Harris

Tiffany HarrisEducation Policy, Organization & Leadership

Scholarly areas of interest: black feminism, cultural studies, narrative inquiry, U.S. southern studies, and teachers education

After graduation, I intend to learn from and work with local community members as a scholar-activist.

Kendall Hermsdorf

Kendall HermsdorfCurriculum & Instruction

Scholarly area of interest: elementary education

After graduation, I intend to teach at an elementary school.

 

 

Andrew Anthony Hunte

Andrew Anthony HunteCurriculum & Instruction

Scholarly areas of interest: constructivism, problem-based learning; reasoning and proof, reform-based mathematics instruction; and secondary school mathematics education in the Caribbean

After graduation, I intend to pursue a life of research in academia.

 

Mia Lavizzo 

Mia LavizzoEducation Policy, Organization & Leadership

Scholarly areas of interest: parent involvement, sociology of education, educational attainment outcomes of underrepresented students, equity and access in public schools, and relational aggression of adolescent girls in schools and society

After graduation, I intend to continue working in public schools, developing culturally competent programs aimed towards bridging gaps in achievement and communication between the community and schools. Additionally, I want to serve as an educational training specialist, training classroom teachers on culturally responsive pedagogy to better serve urban youths.

Marielisbet Lisa Perez

Lisa PerezEducation Policy, Organization & Leadership

Scholarly areas of interest: researching and understanding the personal and academic experiences of first-generation college student-parents in higher education

After graduation, I intend to continue researching and serving underrepresented students in higher education as a professor and community activist.

Theopolles Moton III

Theopolles Moton IIIEducation Policy, Organization & Leadership

Scholarly areas of interest: African-American education in the South from 1860-1890, higher education desegregation in southern states, and higher education law

After graduation, I intend to join the professoriate at an American research university.

Shana N. Riddick

Shana RiddickEducation Policy, Organization & Leadership

Scholarly areas of interest: university-community partnerships, community-based educational programming, critical ethnographic research, urban education, and policy and reform

After graduation, I intend to work in an Office of University-Community Partnerships on a college campus. I would like to support the creation of practices and policies aimed at mobilizing local resources to enhance dialogue, power sharing and equitable research initiatives/programming between university members and local community organizations.

Brenda Nyandiko Sanya

Brenda SanyaEducation Policy, Organization & Leadership

Scholarly areas of interest: African Immigrants, critical discourse analysis of the Immigration and Nationality Act of 1965, archiving African feminisms, and analyses and theories from the fields of black, postcolonial, and queer studies

After graduation, I intend to research and teach at the collegiate level.

Francena Turner 

Francena TurnerEducation Policy, Organization, and Leadership

Scholarly areas of interest: counterstories of Black women students at co-ed HBCUs during the Civil Rights, Black Power, and Black Campus Movements

After graduation, I intend to become a professor and to remain involved with community organizing projects.