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  • Christopher J. Cormier

    Christopher J. Cormier

    Postdoctoral Scholar, Education

    BioDr. Christopher J. Cormier is a former special education teacher and a current postdoctoral fellow in the Center to Support Excellence in Teaching at the Stanford Graduate School of Education. He has taught first through 12th in Title 1 schools in the Greater Los Angeles Metropolitan area. His research program focuses on the social and cultural contexts of minoritized learners and teachers in special education. Under this overarching theme, he has two lines of scholarship. The first is on the professional and socio-emotional lives of minoritized teachers. The second is on culturally informed identification of minoritized students in special education. Dr. Cormier brings a comparative lens to both of his research lines with studies in national and international contexts. He is the current President of the Division for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Exceptional Learners (DDEL) of the Council for Exceptional Children.

    Current research projects include the following:

    •Special education teacher burnout, stress and mental health and how it changes over the school year.

    •Understanding the protective nature of Afrocentric schools in the United States and Canada and its impact on Black students with disabilities.

  • Tamara Handy

    Tamara Handy

    Postdoctoral Scholar, Education

    BioDr. Tamara Handy is a former education psychologist and a current postdoctoral fellow in the Learning Differences and the future of Special Education Initiative at the Stanford Graduate School of Education. She has worked in schools and hospitals both in Sri Lanka and in the Midwest serving children with disabilities from birth to 18. Her overarching research agenda examines ways in which to establish inclusive educational systems in inequitable school settings. Specifically, her scholarly endeavors center supporting teachers and students in establishing inclusive school systems. Her academic, clinical and research specializations focus broadly on Disability and Difference, Systems Change in Policy and Practice. She focuses specifically on processes and practices within and outside the school system which constricts access, acceptance, achievement, and opportunities for children and youth located in the margins of society due to race, poverty, gender and disability. At present, she is exploring ways in which the neuroscience of learning along with other learning sciences, and disability studies scholarship can enhance the learning experiences of students with disabilities, in inclusive school settings.

  • Annie Le

    Annie Le

    Postdoctoral Scholar, Education

    BioAnnie 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.

  • Steven Moore

    Steven Moore

    Graduate Visiting Researcher Student, Education

    Current Research and Scholarly InterestsI am conducting research at the intersection between Artificial Intelligence (AI), Human-Computer-Interaction (HCI), and Human Learning. I am interested in how we can augment human capabilities with AI-powered products.