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Democracy’s College: Research and Leadership in Educational Equity, Justice, and Excellence

This monthly podcast focuses on P-20 education pathways with a focus on research and leadership that promotes educational equity, justice, and excellence for all students. This podcast is a product of the Office of Community College Research and Leadership or OCCRL at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Learn more about OCCRL at occrl.illinois.edu.
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Dec 13, 2017

In this episode HyeJin Yeo from OCCRL talks with José Ángel N., the author of Illegal: Reflections of an Undocumented Immigrant, about the experiences of undocumented immigrants who navigate into and through higher education.

Nov 21, 2017

In this episode, Dr. Eboni Zamani-Gallaher from OCCRL talks with Dr. Gina A. Garcia, an assistant Professor at the University of Pittsburgh, about the retention, success, and identity development of Latina/Latino college students and the role of Hispanic-serving
institutions.

Oct 17, 2017

In this episode, Dr. Anjalé Welton from OCCRL talks with Amanda Bergson-Shilcock, the Director of Upskilling Policy at the National Skills Coalition, about policy trends and resources that support adult learners.

Sep 7, 2017

In this episode, Edmund Graham III, from OCCRL, talks to Dr. Dimitra Jackson, an assistant professor for Higher Education at Texas Tech University, about diversity in STEM.

Aug 15, 2017

In this episode, Marci Rockey, from OCCRL talks to Leslie Daugherty, Transfer Coordinator at Southern Illinois University – Edwardsville, about the potential reverse transfer initiatives to address inequity in higher education.

Jul 19, 2017

In this episode, Dr. Heather Fox from OCCRL talks with Dr. Helen Burn, a mathematics professor and Director of the Curriculum Research Group at Highland College, about equity-minded approaches to mathematics education.

Jul 19, 2017

In this episode, Dr. Anjalé Welton from OCCRL talks with Dr. Linda Tillman, Professor Emerita of Educational Leadership at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, about cultivating the gifts and talents of faculty of color.

Jun 14, 2017

In this episode, Chaddrick Gallaway from OCCRL talks with Dr. Stephen John Quaye, an associate professor in the Student Affairs in Higher Education program at Miami University in Ohio, about scholar activism and self-care.

Jun 14, 2017

In this episode, Dr. Heather Fox from OCCRL talks with Dr. Pamela Eddy, a professor in Educational Policy, Planning, and Leadership at the College of William and Mary, about advancing equity and diversity in higher education leadership.

May 22, 2017

In this episode, Dr. Eboni Zamani-Gallaher from OCCRL will talk with Dr. Lori Patton Davis, a professor of Higher Education and Student Affairs at Indiana University, about engaging Black women in institutional transformation in education.

May 22, 2017

In this episode, Angel Luis Velez, a research assistant at OCCRL, talks with Dr. Michelle M. Espiño Lira, an associate professor of Higher Education at University of Maryland, College Park, on understanding community context and institutional responses associated with educational achievement and outcomes along the academic life-course of racial and ethnic minorities.

Apr 4, 2017

In this episode, Dr. Eboni Zamani-Gallaher from OCCRL will talk with Dr. Dian Squire, a Visiting Assistant Professor at Iowa State University, about reframing racial justice.

Apr 4, 2017

In this episode, Dr. Eboni Zamani-Gallaher from OCCRL will talk with Dr. Dafina-Lazarus Stewart, a professor of Higher Education and Student Affairs at Bowling Green State University, about racial equity and justice in educational settings.

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