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Spencer Foundation President Na'ilah Suad Nasir presented "Racial Inequality & Schooling: Providing Opportunities for Access & Indentity in a Changing Educational Landscape" on May 3, 2019

on Thursday, 13 June 2019. Posted in News

Nailah Suad NasirDr. Na'ilah Suad Nasir, President of the Spencer Foundation, presented "Racial Inequality & Schooling: Providing Opportunities for Access & Indentity in a Changing Educational Landscape" for the ND PIER Colloquium and CREO Seminar on Friday, May 3, 2019.

Na'ilah Suad Nasir is the sixth President of the Spencer Foundation which supports research about education. She was a faculty member at the University of California, Berkeley from 2008-2017 where she served as Vice-Chancellor of Equity and Inclusion at UC Berkeley from November 2015. Nasir earned her PhD in Educational Psychology at UCLA in 2000, and was a member of the faculty in the School of Education at Stanford University from 2000 – 2008. Her work focuses on issues of race, culture, learning, and identity. She is the author of Racialized Identities: Race and Achievement for African-American Youth and has published numerous scholarly articles. Nasir is a member of the National Academy of Education and a fellow of the American Educational Research Association (AERA). In 2016 she was the recipient of the AERA Division G Mentoring Award.