Jessica is a doctoral candidate in the Race, Inequality, and Language in Education (RILE) and Curriculum and Teacher Education (CTE) programs at Stanford’s Graduate School of Education. Her work in education draws on the discipline of Black Studies to explore how Black teachers create fugitive spaces to navigate and combat antiblackness at their respective school sites.
Jessica’s research has been supported by the Fulbright Distinguished Award in Teaching grant, the Stanford Enhancing Diversity in Graduate Education (EDGE) Fellowship, and the Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellowship. In addition to the NAEd/Spencer Dissertation Fellowship, her dissertation research has been supported by the Stanford GSE Dissertation Support Grant and the Stanford Diversity Dissertation Research Opportunity. She holds a B.S. in Secondary Education from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a M.S. in Literature from Northwestern University. Before beginning her doctoral studies at Stanford, Jessica taught English and Reading for 11 years in the Chicagoland area.
"We lust do us": How Black teachers co-construct Black teacner pininve space in the face of antioidcicness
RACE ETHNICITY AND EDUCATION
View details for DOI 10.1080/13613324.2022.2122424
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'Grant us the sun': What Black teachers need
PHI DELTA KAPPAN
2022; 104 (1): 18-21
View details for DOI 10.1177/00317217221123644
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Prefiguring Translingual Possibilities: The Transformative Potential of Translanguaging for Dual Language Bilingual Education
TRANSFORMATIVE TRANSLANGUAGING ESPACIOS
2022; 133: 95-112
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