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Terah Venzant Chambers

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Professor and Associate Dean for Equity and Inclusion

Ph.D., University of Illinois

517B Erickson

517-884-4526 Chambers_CV_July 2020.pdf

Terah Venzant Chambers is a professor of K-12 educational administration and the associate dean for equity and inclusion. Her research interests include post-Brown K-12 education policy and urban education leadership. Specifically, she is interested in the ways within-school segregative policies influence African American students` academic achievement and school engagement, as well as the price of school success for high-achieving students of color (racial opportunity cost). She has been an associate editor for several journals and currently serves on the editorial boards of AERJ, JRLE, and Urban Education. She has previously served as a Congressional Fellow with the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation (CBCF) with placements in the Office of Rep. Diane E. Watson (retired) and the Office for Civil Rights in the U.S. Department of Education.