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Dorinda Carter Andrews

 Associate Professor
  Department of Teacher Education
 Ed.D., Harvard University
 358 Erickson
 517-432-2070
Dorinda Carter Andrews is an associate professor of teacher education. Her research focuses on race and equity in education, with a particular emphasis on black student achievement in urban and suburban schools. Drawing on qualitative methodologies and race-based theories, she studies how the racial and achievement identities and ideologies of black students shape their adaptive and maladaptive behaviors for schooling. She also conducts research on closing achievement gaps in schools and urban teacher preparation. Carter is also a core faculty member of the African American and African Studies Program at MSU.

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