Alisha Butler will join the College of Education Studies in January 2022 as the inaugural Provost’s Equity Fellow at Wesleyan. She is currently a PhD Candidate at the University of Maryland, College Park and a 2020 National Academy of Education/Spencer Foundation Dissertation Fellow.
On her website, Butler describes her research as “draw[ing] on interdisciplinary perspectives to investigate the effects of gentrification on urban public schools”. She is also interested in “the geography of educational opportunity and the politics of parent engagement”.
Please join us in welcoming Alisha Butler to the College of Education Studies!