LaVada Taylor, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Education
LaVada Taylor is an Associate Professor of Education in the School of Education and Counseling. Her teaching and research interest are grounded in post colonialism and culturally relevant pedagogy.
Her research critically examines the experience of historical marginalized learners in the sociopolitical context of schooling. Her work has appeared in Educational Foundations, Educational Studies, Urban Education, Democracy and Education, and Essays in Education. Additionally, her work appears in the following books:Curriculum Studies-the next moment and Race, Gender, and Curriculum Theorizing.
Her teaching focus include diversity and education as well as the study, implementation, and assessment of educative processes in secondary classroom settings.
Taking a Hard Look at Norms of Society
In a time of racial justice reckoning, Associate Professor of Education LaVada Taylor challenges her students to think critically.