Ruth Nicole Brown (PhD in Political Science from the University of Michigan, Ann-Arbor) is an assistant professor of social
and cultural foundations of educational policy and gender studies with a joint appointment in the Departments of Education
Policy, and Organizational Leadership and Gender and Women’s Studies. Among other books and articles, she is the author of
the forthcoming title Hear Our Truths: The Creative Potential of Black Girlhood.
Rozana Carducci (PhD in Higher
Education and Organizational Change from ULCA) is an assistant professor of higher education in the Department of Educational
Leadership and Policy Analysis at the University of Missouri. Dr. Carducci is co-author of the ASHE Higher Education Report,
Qualitative Inquiry for Equity in Higher Education: Methodological Innovations, Implications, and Interventions (2012).
Candace Kuby (PhD in Literacy, Culture and Language Education from Indiana University) is an assistant professor of early
childhood education in the Department of Learning, Teaching and Curriculum at the University of Missouri. She is the author
of the forthcoming title Moments of Consciousness-Raising: Personal Narratives that Influence Critical Literacy Teaching.