- Felicia Mensah
Teachers College, Columbia University
FELICIA MOORE MENSAH is professor of science education at Teachers College, Columbia University. Her primary research interest is science teacher education with emphasis on diversity, equity, and teacher identity. Two recent publications, positional identity as a framework to studying science teacher identity, highlights the experiences of teachers of color in science education, and in the journal Physical Review Special Topics: Physics Education Research, focuses on the educational pathways of Black women physicists and their life stories, which was coauthored with a former doctoral student.
- Iesha Jackson
University of Nevada, Las Vegas
IESHA JACKSON is an Assistant Professor of Teacher Education at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. She received her Ed.D. in Curriculum and Teaching from Teachers College, Columbia University. Her research centers on examining methods to improve educational outcomes for students of color in urban schools. In order to address this, her work is situated in four main areas: student voice, culturally relevant and sustaining pedagogies, teacher education, and equity-based, macro-level education policies.