Democracy’s College Podcast

Democracy’s College: Research and Leadership in Educational Equity, Justice, and Excellence is a monthly podcast that 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.

Dr. Lori Patton Davis

Dr. Lori Patton Davis

Engaging Black Women in Institutional Transformation in Education

Episode 4, May 23, 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.

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Additional publications and resources on this topic can be found on Dr. Lori Patton Davis’ academic profile.

Dr. Michelle M. Espiño Lira

Dr. Michelle M. Espiño Lira

Educational Achievement and Outcomes along the Academic Life-Course of Racial and Ethnic Minorities

Episode 3, 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.

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Additional publications and resources on this topic can be found on Dr. Michelle M. Espiño Lira’s academic profile.

Dafina Lazarus Stewart

Dr. Dian Squire

Reframing Racial Equity

Episode 2, April 17, 2017

In this episode, Dr. Eboni Zamani-Gallaher interviews Dr. Dian Squire, a visiting assistant professor at Iowa State University, about reframing racial justice.

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Additional publications and resources on this topic can be found on Dr. Dian Squire's academic profile. Additional sources for information on the topic as recommended by Dr. Squire include: 

Dafina Lazarus Stewart

Dr. Dafina-Lazarus Stewart

Racial Equity and Justice in Educational Settings

Episode 1, April 17, 2017

In this episode Dr. Eboni Zamani-Gallaher interviews 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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Additional publications and resources on this topic can be found on Dr. Dafina-Lazarus Stewart's academic profile