Profiles in "Critical Race Theory" Expertise Area

  • Sören Hammerschmidt teaches 1st-year comp, 2nd-language writing, and developmental writing. His research focuses on 18th-century and Romantic literature, correspondence networks, media culture, portraiture, and authorship.
  • Dr. Jessica Solyom has over 20 years of experience in research and programs focused on the promotion of diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging in academic and professional spaces.
  • Dr. Sampson's scholarship examines leadership and policymaking related to educational equity from three interdependent levels—districts, communities, and states.
  • Lechuga-Peña's research examines parent engagement in low-income and subsidized housing neighborhoods and the barriers and facilitators Latinx youth experience in their educational outcomes.
  • Shamara Wyllie Alhassan's work on Africana women’s radical epistemologies focuses on the ways Rastafari women use livity to create communities of social justice and combat anti-black gendered racism.
  • Carlos R. Casanova is an assistant professor in the Education Studies program. His research interests include social issues and social justice education, and critical education for sustainable development.