Bio


Annie Le is a Postdoctoral Scholar in the Walkout! Lab for Youth Justice at Stanford University. She supports the DisCrit Incarcerated and DisCrit & Disproportionality projects.

Annie's research agenda focuses on the intersection of racial equity, schooling, and carcerality. Her latest research uses qualitative methods to examine how criminalization and gang affiliation impact processes of racialization for Asian American and Pacific Islander youth. She led several qualitative projects on the experiences of incarcerated youth, in LA county and in Guam.

Annie earned her Ph.D. in Social Sciences and Comparative Education at UCLA with a specialization in race and ethinic studies. She served as a Research Associate for the Institution for Immigration, Globalization, and Education, the Center for the Transformation of Schools, and UCLA's Prison Education Program. As a graduate student she co-led a mentoring program for incarcerated boys in the "high risk" unit at a juvenile hall in LA county.

Professional Education


  • Doctor of Philosophy, University of California Los Angeles (2021)
  • B.A., UC Santa Cruz, Feminist Studies (2013)
  • M.A., NYU, Higher Education and Student Affairs (2015)
  • Ph.D., UCLA, Social Sciences & Comparative Education (2021)

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