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Brayboy Elected to AERA Leadership

March 01, 2024

Dean Bryan Brayboy is smiling and listening to a faculty member talk during a faculty retreat. Three female faculty members are sitting in front of him.

Bang, Tipton Named AERA Fellows

February 15, 2024

Northwestern University scholars Megan Bang and Elizabeth Tipton were named 2024 American Educational Research Association (AERA) Fellows for their outstanding contributions to the field.

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Affirmative Action: In Conversation With OiYan Poon

January 09, 2024

Scholar and author OiYan Poon will lead a conversation about race, education, and leadership for a diverse democracy in the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court’s 2023 decision to strike down race-conscious college admissions.

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Power of Possibility

Winter 2024

Bryan McKinley Jones Brayboy didn't often question authority as an undergraduate at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. So when he received a C+ in organic chemistry and his academic adviser told him to forget about medical school, he did just that.

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How Trauma led to Advocacy

Winter 2024

When Kaylyn Ahn contacted the police in 2021 to report she had been raped by an acquaintance, she was told that prosecu­tors would never pick up her case. Instead, a sergeant advised her to try not to let it happen again and move on.

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