Kofi Lomotey

Bardo Distinguished Professor · Western Carolina University

Kofi Lomotey has written more than 50 books, articles and book chapters on urban education and aspects of black education.

School Improvement Urban Education Higher Education

Luis Ricardo Fraga

Director, Institute for Latino Studies; Acting Chair, Department of Political Science · University of Notre Dame

Luis Ricardo Fraga specializes in race, education, ethnicity, and Latino politics, as well as immigration, urban and voting rights policy.

Latino Politics Politics of Race Politics of Ethnicity Urban Politics Educational Policy

Kitty Kelly Epstein, PhD

Faculty Trustee + Doctoral Faculty - School of Leadership Studies · Fielding Graduate University

Activist, organizing for power

Action Orientated Research Leadership & Change Structural Inequality and Diversity Research and Action On the Racial Wealth Gap Resident Engagement in Urban Policy

Rich Milner

Cornelius Vanderbilt Professor of Education, Department of Teaching and Learning · Vanderbilt University

Expert on urban education and teacher education, centering on equity and diversity.

Achievement Gap Urban Education Teacher effectiveness in urban schools Social Context of Education Urban Teacher Education

Kathy D. Geller, PhD

Program Director, Human and Organizational Development | School of Leadership Studies · Fielding Graduate University

A Scholar/Practitioner….Learning and Organization Effectiveness: Sustainable Leadership, Adult Development and Transformative Learning

Transformative Learning Transnational Leadership Leadership Development Adaptive Leadership Adult Development

Suri Duitch

Dean, School of Professional Advancement · Tulane University

Suri Duitch's research interests focus on urban education, education policy, and city and state government

Workforce Developmen City and State Government Urban Education Education Policy Policy and Politics

Lakia Scott, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Curriculum & Instruction · Baylor University

Professor Lakia Scott currently conducts research on national reading and language intervention programs for urban students.

Diversity Issues Elementary Reading Methods Language Intervention Programs Urban Literacy Initiatives Multicultural Awareness

Sarah Reckhow

Assistant Professor of Political Science · Michigan State University

Sarah Reckhow is an expert on education policy, urban and state politics, and philanthropy and nonprofits in public policy.

Philanthropy Racial Politics State Politics Education Policy Every Student Suceeds Act

Ernesto Colín

Associate Professor · Loyola Marymount University

Department of Teaching and Learning

Qualitative Research Instructional Technology Indigenous Education Anthropology of Education Cultural Anthropology

Alyssa Hadley Dunn, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Teacher Education · Michigan State University

Expert on urban schooling, policy, teachers, and students; expert on race, justice, and equity in schools and organizations

Social Justic and Equity Teacher Morale/Attrition Urban Education Teacher Preparation Racism and White Supremacy in Schools and Society

Douglas Fuchs

Professor of Special Education and Nicholas Hobbs Chair of Special Education and Human Development and Professor Pediatrics in the Vanderbilt University Medical School · Vanderbilt University

Special education expert on interventions for children with learning disabilities and behavior disorders.

Classroom Management Learning Disabilities and Behaviour Response to Intervention Reading Comprehension Urban Education

William Perez

Professor · Loyola Marymount University

Department of Educational Leadership and Administration

Immigration Status & Nationality Race and Ethnicity Diversity Social Identity Motivation

Jerusha Conner, PhD

Professor of Education; Program Coordinator, Graduate Education | Department of Education and Counseling · Villanova University

Jerusha Conner, PhD, is an expert on trends in education policy, urban education, student learning, engagement, and activism.

Youth Activism Urban Education Education Policy School Reform Student Engagement

Patricia Edwards

Professor of Teacher Education and Literacy · Michigan State University

Patricia Edwards is an expert in early/emergent/intergenerational literacy, family engagement, diversity issues

ELL Learners Urban Education Literacy Education Family Engagement Family, Community and School Partnerships

Preston Green, J.D., Ed.D.

John and Maria Neag Professor of Urban Education · University of Connecticut

Professor focused on charter school regulation and industry oversight.

School Choice Educational Equity Industry Oversight Charter School Regulation Educational Leadership

Philip Molebash

Professor & Director, Center for Math & Science Teaching (CMAST) · Loyola Marymount University

Department of Teaching and Learning

Inquiry Teaching Pedagogical Content Knowledge Digital Narratives

Edmundo Litton

Professor and Department Chair · Loyola Marymount University

Department of Teaching and Learning

Cultural Diversity Bilingual/Bicultural Education Technology in Education

Kenzo Sung

Associate Professor · Loyola Marymount University

Department of Teaching and Learning

Marta Baltodano

Professor · Loyola Marymount University

Department of Teaching and Learning

Anthropology of Education Globalization Social Justice Diversity

Sheri Atwater

Professor · Loyola Marymount University

Department of Specialized Programs in Professional Psychology

Cognition Individual and Group Counseling Sessions Pedagogy Clinical Counseling Emotion