GSE Brown Bag Lecture - Building a Legacy of Greatness: Black Women’s Oral Histories of College Going by Rachelle Winkle-Wagner

Wednesday, May 5, 2021 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Zoom Meeting - Virtual

Brown Bag Lecture Series

 Presenting oral histories from a larger project about Black women who graduated from either predominantly White or historically Black institutions during a 60-year time period, this talk explores ways that Black women built community with one another as a pathway to their success in and beyond college.
   Rachelle Winkle-Wagner is Professor of Education Leadership and Policy Analysis department at the University of Wisconsin – Madison. She was a co-founding director of the doctoral training program, the Wisconsin Center for Educational Research (WCER) Fellows Program, which is a training program created to promote diversity in the academy which started in 2017. Winkle-Wagner’s research focuses on how students of color survive and thrive in college. She is an author or editor of seven books including, The Unchosen Me: Race, Gender, and Identity Among Black Women in College (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2009) and Diversity and Inclusion on Campus: Supporting Racially and Ethnically Underrepresented Students (with Angela Locks, Routledge Press, 2020). Her seventh book, Critical Theory and Data Analysis (Routledge Press, 2019) is co-edited with two doctoral students, Jamila Lee-Johnson and Ashley Gaskew. Her work also has been published in journals such as American Educational Research Journal, Review of Educational Research, Review of Higher Education, Journal of College Student Development, Journal of Diversity in Higher Education, Race, Ethnicity & Education, and The Journal of Higher Education.
Event Location
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Colleen McDermott