Research

Theoretical Foundations

African-centered Education, Pan-African historical consciousness, Critical Race Theory, Critical Race Feminist Theory, Black Feminist Theory, Africana Critical Theory

Methodological Foundations

Qualitative Research – interviews, surveys, ethnography, autoethnography; Mixed Methods Research – scale and test development, evaluation

Research Projects

Developing Dignity-Based Tools for Measuring Success for Racial Equity Outcomes
Dissertation Research

Culturally Relevant Evaluation Practice at Evaluation 2015
Graduate Education Diversity Initiative – American Evaluation Association

Shaping a Cooperative Vision for Boys and Men of Color in Milwaukee
Research Center for Urban Education Leadership Development

Presentations, Papers & Publications

There’s No Sally And Thomas Here!”:Scandal, Twitter, And Black Feminist Epistemology in Rebecca Goldstein and Laura Nicosia (eds) Through a Distorted Lens: Media as Curricula and Pedagogy in the 21st Century.(forthcoming, 2015: New York, Sense Publishers).

When and Where I Enter: Explorations of Black Feminist Content Analysis
International Congress for Qualitative Inquiry – Champaign, IL 2015

Reimagining the Future of Organizing for Education for Our Students: A Pan-African Discourse
Analysis
Association for the Study of Classical African Civilizations – Seattle, WA 2015

The Raced and Gendered Pathology of Black Male Achievement
Association for the Study of African American Life and History Memphis, TN 2014

There’s No Sally And Thomas Here!”:Scandal, Twitter, And Black Feminist Epistemology
International Congress for Qualitative Inquiry – Champaign, IL 2014


Speaking to After Through the Mbongi: Building Intellectual, Institutional, and Ideological Community
Association for the Study of Classical African Civilizations – Washington, DC 2013

The Class Anti-Mobility Triumvirate
Midwest Labor and Working Class History Colloquium – Milwaukee, WI 2012

Graduate Women’s Roundtable
National Conference for College Women Student Leaders – Washington, DC 2012

Critical Race Theory and Scholar-Activism: UWM Women’s Resource Center Bridging the Gap
for Students
American Multicultural Student Leadership Conference, UW-Stout 2012